Senior Software Design Engineer

Job Description

Our Senior Software Design Engineer is responsible for developing by designing, coding and testing real time embedded software for power-controlled system applications such as DC-DC Converter and DC-AC Inverters for automotive products.

In this position, you will:

  • Actively participate in the software development for new and existing products which include all phases of the V Development Cycle.  Requirements (Gathering and Analysis), High Level Architectural Design, Detail Design, Coding, Unit Testing, and Functional Testing (Integration and Integration Testing).
  • Be accountable for software project milestones from Requirements to Release.
  • Develop the software product by following industry and automotive standards.
  • Provide support for hardware component selection as well as hardware software integration.
  • Actively participate in the existing product improvement.
  • Actively participate in software and hardware reviews.
  • Work closely with customer during product development.
  • Promote architecture and design re-use.

Job Requirements

  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering, or equivalent.
  • At least 6 years of experience in embedded software design.
  • At least 3 years of automotive experience.
  • Power electronics or motor control experience.
  • Knowledge base of IPC and automotive standards.
  • Knowledge of:
    • Software development tools and languages such as C and Assembly.
    • Micro-controllers such as ARM, Microchip, and NXP.
    • CAN or LIN communication protocols (CAN preferred).
    • Software configuration tools.
    • Electrical circuits, transducers, sensors, data acquisition, and laboratory equipment.
    • Automotive software development standards, such as CMMI and ASPICE.
    • DFMEA and control plans.
    • Functional safety and ISO-26262.
    • AUTOSAR would be a plus.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Able to lead and manage software projects.
  • Able to create software architecture and evaluate alternatives.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, communication proficiency, capable decision making, and problem solving/analysis.
  • Maintain a professional and cooperative demeanor.
  • Reliable, self-directed and capable of working independently, with the ability to work on numerous projects simultaneously and use sound judgment in prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Proactive, team-oriented person who can anticipate needs, take initiative with excellent follow-through, requiring little direction or supervision.
  • Effective leader capable of motivating and mentoring employees and delegating work.
  • While performing the duties of this position, may need to work both remotely and in office/lab setting when required.
  • Occasional travel may be required (international and domestic).

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The Casco Sales and Engineering office, located in Novi, MI, supports all NA Automotive OEMs.  With close proximity to our customers we are able to actively manage projects from the concept stage through launch.  Our cross functional engineering team of electrical, software and mechanical engineers lead global technology development of our power electronics product line.

For further info visit our North America locations page

Regina Hawkins – HR Generalist – U.S. Locations

  • Location 41180 Bridge St. Novi, MI 48375 USA

CASCO is an Amphenol company. We design to meet the global market and global vehicle needs.

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