Vector North America, Inc. Field Application Engineer in Novi, Michigan
Field Application Engineer: PREEvision
Vector is seeking an experienced, systems-minded Field Application Engineer to engage our customers with the application of the PREEvisionPlatform for thedevelopment of E/E architectures. PREEvision is the tool for model-based electric/electronic development from architecture design to series production. This software application supports architects, network designers, development engineers, and test engineers through the entire development process: versatile functions for architecture design, requirements management, network communication design, design of safety-relevant systems, and wiring harness design are carried out in a comprehensive single tool environment avoiding tool gaps or integration issues.
Meet with customers to understand their needs and match those needs to Vector solutions.
Engage customers on projects as needed, independently or as part of a team. This includes travel to the customer’s site, working directly with the customer teams and reporting on the projects.
Plan, prepare, and conduct portions of, or complete, customer technical symposiums, technical presentations, and/or special tutorials demonstrating PREEvision solutions.
Provide individual or small group coaching for customers adopting PREEvision.
Trouble shoot and problem solve customer issues with a sense of urgency and ownership.
Proactively liaison with global resources to meet customer expectations.
Conceptualize, design, develop, and deliver PREEvision customizations to meet the customer-specific needs.
Conduct training classes at the Vector facility or onsite at customer locations.
Proactively learn about new product features and technologies to better support our customers.
Excellent oral and written communication skills including presenting, listening, and facilitating skills to support sales activities and resolve technical issues.
Demonstrated proficiency with effective project management techniques and structured problem solving, including defining and planning requirements, setting and meeting deadlines, etc.
2+ years engineering application experience working with a broad range of customers.
In-depth knowledge and capabilities with developing well-structured software programs. Knowledge of data base generation, management, and query techniques.
Ability to travel up to 50% of the time to meet with customers, perform on-site installations, coaching, and other support.
B.S. degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience at an OEM and/or supplier with the development of E/E related architectures, software and/or components.
Knowledge of AUTOSAR standards and application.
Experience with CAN (CANbus), LIN (LINbus), FlexRay, Ethernet and other embedded communications protocols.
2+ years of experience with Java programming and databases.
A core business in growing, exciting technologies.
The atmosphere of a small company with the resources of a global organization with offices in Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
A privately held enterprise: Our products and strategic direction are based on our customer's needs, not outside investment interests.
An engineering company run by engineers. If you’re an engineer, we speak your language.
An "open-door" environment: Communication with management is simple and direct, no rigid protocol to follow
The work-life balance of our employees underlies everything we do at Vector: For instance, we request input on decisions that directly affect our employees, or promote social events open to all employees.
What We Can Offer:
Your work is our source code. Your passion and creativity is our success. You generate ideas and product innovations, and in return, we provide an attractive, high-tech working environment with a generous Total Rewards Program. For example, our employee benefit package and flextime environment have consistently ranked in one of the top 3 categories of our annual employee survey.
We are an EEO employer.