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Senior Hardware Engineer - Product and Process QA
Novi, Michigan - United States
Posted Date - 08/12/17
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Senior Hardware Engineer - Product and Process QA

  • Location : Novi Michigan
  • Competitive Base + Bonus
  • Direct hire full benefits
  • Relocation

Position Summary:

The position is for a hardware quality assurance engineer within the Automotive division. Products that will be developed are OEM automotive infotainment products. Products typically consist of a main microcontroller for configuration, communication and control and a DSP processor for audio processing. This position leads the engineering process activity to adhere to Automotive SPICE process model. Responsible for process development, documentation, auditing, mentoring, training, and supporting assessments. Responsible for working with cross functional development teams to gain acceptance of process requirements and working with an offshore team as required to support process improvement.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deploy engineering processes.
  • Provide auditing of engineering practices for adherence to the defined process.
  • Train and support hardware engineers in understanding and using the defined hardware development process
  • Provide leadership for assessments and assessment readiness.
  • Experienced with electronics hardware development.
  • Provide the expertise to drive the organization for compliance to required process models (CMMI, ASPICE).
  • Participate in a cross-project quality team to define and evaluate quality (improvement) goals
  • Coordinate with global teams for commonization of engineering processes.
  • Support issue analysis for process enhancement.
  • Communicate with peers inside the group to coordinate product development processes. This includes occasional travel for training or coordination with other groups.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • 8+ years of working in a hardware-oriented position in an embedded systems environment.
  • Strong knowledge of hardware development processes and tools.
  • Strong knowledge of quality techniques and tools (e.g., peer reviews, FMEA)
  • Working knowledge of requirements development processes and tools.
  • Working knowledge of validation processes and tools.
  • Working knowledge of program management processes and tools.
  • Experienced with the development of automotive electronics modules and systems.
  • Experienced with helping an organization to achieve adherence to the CMMI or ASPICE process model.
  • Experienced working with global development and validation teams.
  • Experienced with development and management of project schedules.
  • Experienced at communicating and interfacing directly to the OEM customers.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capable project management and time management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Familiarity with infotainment product development.
  • Familiarity with development and defect tracking tools such as JIRA is preferred.
  • ISO 26262 Certification


  • Job Code
    JPC – 149
  • Experience
    8 Years
  • Required Documents