Fiat Chrysler Automobile Development Lead – Infotainment: High Line Headunits (Radios) in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Development Lead ā€“ Infotainment: High Line Headunits (Radios)

Job ID: 1033366 Career Area: Engineering & Design Job Category: Product Design & Engineering-Engineering

Location: Auburn Hills, MI 48326, US Date Posted: September 12, 2018 Brand: FCA Group

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Job Overview


FCA is seeking a qualified Development Lead ā€“ Infotainment: High Line Headunits (Radios) VP4R responsible for leading infotainment highline headunit engineering teams developing, implementing, executing, validating, and delivering software and hardware in collaboration with Tier I suppliers across High Line Headunits (Radios).

The scope includes:

  • Global integration of vehicle and component functions/features/requirements with linkage to hardware performance, software optimization, and connectivity/cloud systems

  • Actively direct internal and supplier engineering teams

  • Manage hardware and software development

  • Drive issue discovery, root cause analysis, and corrective actions to achieve timing, cost, and investment directives; collaborate with cross-functional teams (HMI, Vehicle, Validation/Requirement Leads, Systems) making well-analyzed decisions delivering quality improvements

  • Lead engineering teams delivering hardware and software for high line headunit systems (radios);

  • Present to L1/L2 Executive Management

  • Integration of solid requirements and specifications into software systems

  • Integration of solid requirements and specifications into hardware systems; drive software/hardware execution along system engineering ā€˜Vā€™ model, including active engagement in Tier 1 software and hardware reviews

  • Design and release of software/hardware in collaboration with Tier I suppliers; generation and execution of DVPR/FMEA; oversite and qualifying of automated test scripts, procedures, software tools and practices; oversite and qualifying of hardware design practices

  • Interface and engagement with Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers and other cross functional organizations

  • Deep dive, analysis, root cause, and corrective action of issues; capture of data logs; proactive improvements and quality enhancements

  • Integration of electrical architectures and interfaces

  • Implementation of software algorithms

  • Integration of Apple Carplay/Google Android Auto and upcoming projection technologies

  • Interface and engagement with other cross functional organizations such as interior, mechanics, studio design, electrical architectures; interface with regional colleagues and experts globally

  • Formulation and assessment using key product indicator metrics; global software/hardware integration into vehicle systems and across functional domains; lead software/hardware changes and assurance of bug-free function

  • Manufacturing interface with vehicle assembly plant testing tools

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent (Materials /Chemical/ Civil/ Aerospace/Computer) from an ABET accredited university

  • A minimum of 8 years of engineering experience

  • A minimum of 2 years of Design and Release experience

  • Knowledgeable of Requirements Documentation and Definition

  • Able to root cause issues and analyze data with corrective actions

  • Knowledgeable of vehicle networks (i.e. CAN)

  • Ability to work with and lead cross functional teams

  • Strategic out-of-the-box thinker

  • Experience with Mechanical and Electrical Integration

  • Knowledgeable on vehicular electrical architectures

  • Ability to use and master analytical equipment

  • Refined presentation skills

  • System Engineering knowledge

  • FMEA, DVPR knowledge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university

  • Able to act decisively within a team

  • Understanding of vehicle interiors, and mechanics

  • Project Management Experience

  • Experience with exposure to infotainment, connectivity, and consumer electronics (1 year) [for infotainment positons]

  • Experience with CAN bus analyzers (Vector)

  • A passion for technology

  • Well-rounded outward attitude

  • Ability to use Apple and Google test tools for Carplay and Android Auto

  • Ability to use Bluetooth, USB, and WiFi test tools.

  • Knowledge of Teamcenter or equivalent CAD tools

  • Knowledge of C+, Python or equivalent

  • Knowledge of Quality Methods and tools (DFSS, reactive, and system behavior testing)

  • Knowledge in security and encryption technologies

  • Knowledgeable on Apple Carplay and Google Android Auto specification / certification requirements and processes

  • Knowledge in app development

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.