Systems/Software Validation Engineer

Job Description


The Systems/Software Validation Engineer is responsible for the validation of automotive power electronic and sensor products.  The position serves as a member of the product development team from sourcing through production and is responsible for ensuring that a product is tested to meet customer and internal requirements.

In this position, you will:

  • Comply with company guidelines and policies utilizing sound software validation practices.
  • Identify nonconformities of product or process standard and offers recommendations for resolving deviations.
  • Develop and maintain databases for tracking test results, validation activities, or validated systems (such as Bitbucket).
  • Develop, maintain, or review validation and compliance documentation including schematics, protocols, and engineering change notices.
  • Prepare validation plus acceptance criteria and evaluate test results to assure software attains requirements and parameters.
  • Identify gaps, suggest solutions and lead enhancement to software validation procedures, processes and practices.
  • Ensure documents plus practices attain quality standards and applicable regulatory conformance (such as ASPICE).
  • Modify testing methods or revisit test objectives and standards to resolve testing problems.
  • Calibrate equipment to ensure accurate measurements.
  • Head ownership and implement validation plan plus validation methodology.
  • Implement software validation engineering test plans, scenarios plus scripts.
  • Implement validation activities, common system testing, acceptance testing, stress as well as stability testing.
  • Ensure to author and execute high level plus detail test parameters.
  • Schedule and execute testing sessions according to timing plans.
  • Identify root causes of production problems.
  • Evaluate and verify some issues discovered, log probable software defects in defect tracking database (such as JIRA).
  • Develop summary reports for entire tests performed and assign as required.
  • Report and review software validation test results in structured way with all team members plus suggest on deliverables quality internal or external.
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of software validation records.
  • Report about product quality to project management as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering Technology or Computer Engineering required.
  • At least 2 years of applied experience in a related position.
  • Experience with Vector CANoe and CANalyzer, Intrepid, or similar vehicle bus tools.
  • Experience using scripting language to develop automated validation tests.
  • Knowledge of automotive electronics with embedded microcontrollers.
  • Knowledge of CAN and LIN serial communication protocols.
  • Experience developing test software with LabVIEW.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Thorough understanding of industry standards and regulatory guidelines.
  • Thorough understanding of applicable mathematics and scientific practices.
  • Thorough understanding of related equipment and the ability to perform equipment modifications.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to manipulate equipment for calibration and modification.

Skills Preferred:

  • Labview experience strongly preferred.
  • ISTQB certification.
  • HIL (hardware-in-loop) design, development and maintenance.
  • Understanding of embedded C, C#, or C++.
  • Knowledge of SPI or I2C serial communication.
  • Knowledge and use of MxVDev testing automation tool.
  • Knowledge and use of JIRA add-ons (such as R4J, XRAY, …etc).
  • Knowledge and use of Bitbucket, DOORS, or similar configuration management system.
  • Knowledge of inverter module functions.

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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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