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Nexteer Automotive R&D Connected Vehicle Software Architect- Auburn Hills (2021) in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Research & Development Connected Vehicle SW Architect

We are seeking an individual that is creative and innovative to develop new concepts and new ideas. Candidate must have the ability to work well with team members to develop, review and implement complex software applications. This position requires an individual that is detail oriented results driven and highly motivated. This position can be in our Saginaw, MI or Auburn Hills, MI facility for Nexteer’s Research and Development group.

Job Description:

We are seeking high potential candidates to digitally transform the company. In this role, you will help architect, new software products in the areas of Software as a Product (SWaaP) and Chassis domain controller. You will work with the local and remote teams in all initiatives. You will be part of the baseline design and implementation of new products for the company.

The SWaaP Software Architect is a critical member of the team responsible for the design, development, and functional verification of a best-in-class vehicle domain controllers. You will work to understand the state of the art in automotive systems. We are looking for someone with skills in feature separation and isolation along with understanding of hypervisor or Middleware concepts.

Experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud technologies and concepts is a plus. You will design portions of our next-generation embedded to cloud-based automotive data acquisition and analytics.

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience building successful software systems

  • 3+ years of experience working with professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software

  • Work hand-in-hand with leadership and PMs to turn ideas into products at scale

  • Experience operating a production environment at high scale

  • Thrive on a small engineering team and is excited to solve open-ended problems

  • Plan implementation of software content and software issue resolutions.

  • Analyze customer and system requirements, and develop corresponding software requirements.

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of software architectures.

  • Create software designs and associated documentation.

  • Support planning of software verification for assigned projects.

  • Drive and support the completion of safety related designs and documentation.

  • Understanding of software development techniques and methodologies.

  • Experience with basic automotive electronic hardware

  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project).

  • Excellent oral and technical writing skills.

  • Familiarity with automotive communication protocols (CAN, LIN, Flexray).

  • Familiarity with basic tools that apply to CAN networks.

  • AUTOSAR experience is highly desirable.

  • Familiarity with the AGILE development methodology is highly desirable.

  • Familiarity with Configuration Management tools

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience with Cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure

  • Experience with wireless technologies such as GSM, WiMAX or LTE

  • Designing and implementing web applications for projects such as Over-the-Air Updates, Cloud Telemetry, Remote Diagnostics, etc.

  • Hands-on experience building API services and other back-end systems

  • Experience with database design and technologies for web applications

  • Proficiency with server-side languages, like Python, Go, C++, or Java etc.


Bachelor (BS/CE/EE)- Computer Science, Computer Engineer or Electrical Engineering (Required)

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Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Nexteer is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employees to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.

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