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Renesas Staff Engineer, Software & Systems (ADAS) in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Staff Engineer, Software & Systems (ADAS)

Company: Renesas Electronics America Inc.

Country/Region: US

State: MI

City: Farmington Hills


Business Unit: Automotive Solution Business Unit

Office: Detroit

Job Function: Software

Job Type: Permanent


Renesas Electronics Americas (REA) is a dynamic, multi-cultural tech company where employees can learn, mentor and thrive. REA brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. We are developing technologies for the latest advances in mobile computing, secured connected devices, autonomous driving, smart homes and factories and more. Our solutions are at the heart of products developed by the major innovators around the world. Join us and be part of what’s next in electronics.


  • Design, implement, document and test ADAS, computer vision (CV), and related algorithms and image/radar processing pipelines in an embedded real-time environment to illustrate the optimal use of Renesas devices, technology and IP

  • Work with the team to integrate designs to form a complete embedded ADAS and/or radar solution reference design, including debugging and optimization

  • Create and present technical training material related to Renesas devices, Renesas peripherals, and the efficient utilization of Renesas technology for ADAS, CV and radar processing applications

  • Create documentation, such as Design Documentation, Application Notes, Quick Start Guides and User Manuals

  • Provide expertise and (Level 2) technical support to customers, partners and internal organizations

  • Implement demos for use at industry trade shows and other events to illustrate Renesas technology capability

  • Interface with customers and partners to understand future automotive ADAS / radar / CV trends and requirements, and utilize the gained knowledge to:

  • Define and document the systems architectures and system specifications for new ADAS / radar / CV features

  • Participate and represent the team in discussions with internal marketing and silicon design teams to define future Renesas products

  • Prepare technical responses to customer RFI’s/RFQ’s, including proposing solutions based on Renesas technology to fulfill the customer’s requirements

  • Enhance and support software engineering and development processes

  • Propose and review architecture and design decisions and guidelines


  • BSc degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical discipline

  • 8+ years of professional experience, to include at least 5 years’ experience in the embedded software area, and at least 3 years’ experience specifically with ADAS, radar processing and/or CV applications

  • Expertise in embedded C programming and debugging

  • Proficiency with Python, C/C++ programming and Matlab

  • Working knowledge of Real Time Operating Systems, BSP development, middleware integration skills for embedded MCUs and MPUs

  • Excellent reading skills for complete understanding of technical documents

  • Hands-on system bring-up, testing, and debugging skills

  • Hands-on experience with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and other standard lab equipment

  • Experience with software engineering processes and tools like JIRA

  • Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Can-do attitude with unwavering sense of urgency

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.