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Automotive Controls Algorithm Engineer

Milford, MI 48380

Posted: 10/12/2018 Industry: Other Job Number: 7072

Are you a car enthusiast that’ s curious about the other side of the auto-industry?


ektello is looking for an On-Board Diagnostics Strategist for one of the most iconic clients in Milford, MI. Our client is among the world’ s largest automakers. They’ re a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts. From electric cars to heavy-duty full-size trucks, they provide a complete range of vehicles that meets the needs and expectations of drivers on a global scale.


On-Board Diagnostics Strategist for HVAC Controls (#7072)


General Purpose:

Responsible for automotive controls and software development. Work involves innovation, development, execution, and verification of control system requirements, architecture, algorithm and software. Independent judgment is used with minimal supervision. 


Major Job Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Develop and synthesize control feature requirements 
  • Design control algorithms and software for complex systems 
  • Create and utilize Matlab models for algorithm definition 
  • Utilize autocode methodologies for implementation of software design 
  • Utilize plant models for verification of algorithm and control features 
  • Perform feature and integration builds of software 
  • Conduct system-level and unit-level verification and validation testing 
  • Perform Design Failure Mode and Effects (DFMEA) and Variation analysis 
  • Communicates, coordinates, and consults with engineering departments and customers 
  • Write standardized C+ codes in order to define algorithms


Required Skills/Experience 
  • Knowledge of Matlab, Simulink and Autocoding – 2-3 years’ experience 
  • Ability to write standardized C+ codes to define algorithms – 4 years’ experience 
  • Knowledge of control system architecture and design expertise – 2 years’ experience 
  • Position related experience in Engineering – 4 years’ experience 
  • Position specific experience in Embedded Controls Algorithm, Software Engineering – 4 years’ experience 
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), Lotus Notes or other email communication tool
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to present/work in group settings    
  • Good verbal communication skills to clearly convey message or project timelines/updates 
  • Good written communication skills to effectively prepare documents for management review and approval
  • Ability to work well in a team environment - 4 years’ experience 
  • Strong leadership skills to effectively communication with multiple levels within the organization 
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects and heavy work loads 
  • Strong planning skills with the ability to prioritize workload independently   
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities to effectively investigate issue and provide resolution 


Required Education/Training/Certifications/Licenses 
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering 


Location:                             Milford, MI

Duration:                            Long-term Contract (12+ months)


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