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Principal Lead Software Engineer
Detroit, Michigan - United States
Posted Date - 07/22/16
Primary Skills
Embedded C,Microcontroller
Tax Terms
W-2
Overview
Principal Lead Software Engineer
Location : Novi Michigan
Base Salary Based on experience + Target Bonus
Benefits full
Relocation assistance.
Visa transfers considered
 
 
Position Summary:
Leadership position with exposure to senior management within Client and the OEM customer.  This position provides excellent opportunity to showcase your technical talent while preparing you for a future management-level opportunity.  In this role, you will lead the software development of one or more products within the Client Automotive division including architecture development, software design, embedded C code construction, software verification, providing technical direction to other developers, and project planning.  
 
Job Responsibilities:
The lead engineer will be responsible for developing production ready software following a defined software development process.  The engineer must be capable of analyzing specifications, developing software architecture and designs, creating embedded C code, developing unit test plans, integration test plans, and verifying functionality.  The engineer will be responsible for the end-to-end software development for product(s). 
  • The majority of the time will be spent in the development of deeply embedded software in C.
  • Lead the software development team by creating software development plans, managing customer releases, leading the software planning meetings, delegating software tasks to the team, and providing technical mentoring to the team.
  • Provide project estimates and status to the Software Manager.
  • Leads internal and customer driven design reviews throughout program.
  • Assist in the development of architecture design.
  • Analyze customer and internal requirements and translate these into software designs. 
  • Analyze existing embedded software to add features, make modifications, fix bus, and/or port to different platforms.
  • Test software designs and code at the unit and system level to ensure that all requirements are met and the highest software quality is achieved and that C1 coverage is achieved.
  • Work with off-shore development and verification teams to support in the software development activity.
  • Work with the hardware team to review hardware designs and support initial hardware debug. 
  • Communicate and interface directly to the OEM customers.
  • Lead the team in the defect management process including planning, tracking, and ensuring that defects are actively managed.
  • Manage the software development process and associated work products to ensure ASPICE compliance.
  • Provide input for Client Software Process continuous improvement.
  • Identify project needs, such as equipment, and procure the necessary resources.
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 8+ years of microcontroller embedded software development.
  • 8+ years of programming in C or another structured language.
  • Experience developing and debugging software in a real-time, embedded, multiprocessor, multi-interface environment.
  • Experienced working with vehicle networking (CAN, MOST, etc)
  • Working knowledge of software development tools (debugger’s, emulators, compilers, etc).
  • Ability to read schematics and debug analog and digital hardware.
  • Able to use oscilloscope and logic analyzer for troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of embedded operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of software development processes and process models such as CMMI or ASPICE or V-Model.
  • Experienced with technical leadership of other engineers in the development of software.
  • Experienced working with and/or leading off-shore development teams.
  • Experienced with development and management of project schedules.
  • Experienced in developing effort estimates.
  • Creative problem-solver capable of creating and reproducing complex software defects.
  • Capable project management and time management skills.
  • Experienced interfacing directly to OEM’s
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
 
 
 Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies: (Not required)
  • Master’s degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent and/or Master of Business Administration
  • Familiarity with audio processing.
  • Experience writing network drivers and applications (CAN, MOST, AVC-LAN) and working with Vector based CAN applications
  • Experience writing low level drivers
  • Experience with uC-OSII or other embedded RTOS 
  • Experience with V850 / RH850 microcontrollers
  • Experience or familiarity with AUTOSAR
  • Experience or familiarity with model-based software development
  • Experience or familiarity diagnostics (UDS, KWP2000).
 
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Willingness to travel 10-20% of the time.
  • Job Code
    JPC – 55
  • Experience
    8 Years
  • Required Documents
    Resume