Senior Systems Engineer –...

Senior Systems Engineer – Automotive

Remote Work
Detroit, MI
Posted 1 year ago

A Strategic IT Company. Delivering Big Results.

This role is responsible for technical product development, its functional performance and compliance. Determine, develop and confirm Electrical, Software and Mechanical Requirements of product. Support/lead generic projects for creation of next generation products (new applications, technologies and product functions). Work with internal and external resources in the development, acquisition, validation and installation of new products. The System Engineer will be developing and launching new technologies for vehicle access, such us Phone as a key, smart access and others, using technology like; BLE, NFC, etc.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Technical lead for Sensor product and test development (understanding of interactions between physics, mechanical, electronics, soft/firmware).
  • Core technologies include: Capacitive sensors, BLE, NFC, CAN, LIN
  • Responsible for the product architecture and design to meet customer and manufacturing plant requirements
  • Responsible for the analysis of customer specification, and creation of compliance matrix and technical proposal in the RFQ phase and beyond
  • Responsible for creation of Electrical, Software and Mechanical ‘Requirements Engineering’
  • Responsible for the development of test specification(s) and support of test equipment development in manufacturing plant(s)
  • Coordinating with colleagues from manufacturing plant(s)
  • Develop & support DV & PV lab test stands.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Technical support for failure analysis of warranty parts and plant rejects
  • Technical support for Series Production Product Change Management
  • Keep abreast of new manufacturing and testing technologies

Core Capabilities:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to regularly demonstrate a logical and linear thought process to solve complex problems
  • Knowledge and effective use of MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Required Language is English. Other language is a plus.


Required Qualifications:

    • BSc in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Software Engineering
    • 2+ years of automotive systems engineering experience
    • Knowledge of automotive OEM product development & launch systems
    • Ability to design & understand electrical/electronic schematics and mechanical blueprints
    • Open to local, domestic, and some international travel

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Masters degree in an engineering discipline
    • 3+ years of engineering experience within systems & product development
    • Experience with electronics and software functions
    • Ability to flourish in a multi¬tasking, team oriented environment

Additional information from client:

  • Specifically, looking for someone with Product Development and Design experience. They don’t necessarily have to be a senior engineer at this time to be considered for this opportunity.
  • The candidate’s experience will dictate the salary offered by our client. If the candidate has 3 years or more experience, they will come in at a level 10. This range is from 80k-130k.

Other benefits are:

  • 6-12% annual bonus, 6% 401k match, 14 holidays, 17 PTO days, and health benefits.
  • Currently, this position is remote, but may require a visit to office for meetings. The client will be flexible with work schedule in office. The client is in Auburn Hills, and is an automotive company.

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Job CategoryInformation Management Systems

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