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Infotainment Validation Engineer

Detroit, MI 48243

Posted: 08/28/2018 Industry: Other Job Number: 6822

Lead Cross-Functional E2E Infotainment/Telematics Feature Validation (#6822)


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


ektello is looking for a Validation Engineer for one of the most iconic clients in Detroit, 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.


Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan, define and drive Infotainment validation execution to ensure flawless launch of new connected features/functions
  • Define and drive global, E2E in-region Infotainment validation execution to ensure consistent, robust, and thoughtful rollout of Infotainment products and services that meet performance expectations
  • Participate in feature/system technical reviews and guide, consult, drive, and help author Test Procedure
  • Track upcoming Back-Office releases, IT change requests and new feature content roll out to assess validation impacts
  • Mentor and coach validation team in all aspects of connected Infotainment/Telematics domain validation
  • Support automation initiatives and develop automation strategy for current/future projects
  • Lead defect resolution and triage meetings as required
  • Execute test cases and generate daily/weekly execution status reports
  • Perform risk assessment and come up with risk mitigation plan/strategy to meet tight deadlines
  • Responsible for executing test procedures for Telematics and Connected Infotainment products and features.


  • Understanding of the Vehicle Development Process
  • Working knowledge of Performance Integration and Infotainment systems.
  • Ability to work with various tool tracking mechanisms to open issues.
  • Analytical and program coordination problem solving skills is a plus.
  • Preferably with some or in-depth knowledge in Bluetooth, WIFI and TCP layer protocols.
  • Working knowledge of Performance Integration related applications
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint – Intermediate level)
  • Understanding of engineering concepts and proficiency in project planning preferred.
  • Ability to apply understanding of automotive engineering terms.
  • Ability to work independently with specific direction and make decisions based on general practices and procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; Interpersonal skills to work effectively with others including global partners
  • Preferred up to 2 years' related work experience


Required Education /Licenses 
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering a must; Master of Science in Engineering preferred
  • This position requires the ability to legally operate a motor vehicle on a regular basis (Must have a valid Driver’ s License)


Location:                             Detroit, MI

Duration:                            Long-term Contract (12+ months)

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