Senior Electronics Engineer
Job Opportunity at The PRA Group, Inc

Posted on Oct 9

http://prausa.com    810 765 1181

Location: Novi, MI
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4139045

Senior Electronics Engineer
Novi, MI

Senior Electronics Engineer:
Sr. Level Electronics Engineer is required to play a vital role  in the development of the prototype and concept vehicles to provide the customers support for the advanced automotive and defense industries. This client is a world-class technology company and leader in motorsports, automotive, defense, and aerospace sectors. In this role you will work on vehicle electrification, autonomous vehicles and unmanned vehicle platforms.


Responsibilities of the Senior Electronics Engineer
  • Development of vehicle integration strategy for electrical systems
  • Define power generation, management, and storage architecture
  • Define CAN architecture and integrate vehicle communication systems
  • Work on wiring and connector requirements to support harness builds
  • Follow MIL-STD for vehicle electrical systems and wiring
  • Source hardware such as sensors, actuators, motors, energy storage etc.
  • Communicate mechanical requirements of system to project design staff
  • Meet I/O and computational requirements by identifying controller hardware
  • Design wiring harness and work with electrical lab to build harnesses and troubleshoot is issues.
  • Manage suppliers to ensure performance and timing expectations are met
  • Electrical system integration into vehicle
  • Process and analyze performance and test data and provide analysis, insight, and feedback for development
  • Help in algorithm development in Simulink using a rapid prototype environment
  • Integration and build of prototype systems in development vehicles
  • Software calibration and validation in test vehicles
Along with the above mentioned responsibilities, if required you will also interact with current & potential clients to work on planning & program management for internal and customer projects.

As you will be working on defense technologies, US Permanent Residence or Citizenship is required.


Qualifications of the Senior Electronics Engineer
  • BS in EE/ME, MS preferred
  • Experience with vehicle electronics architecture and system designing  for high voltage systems such as electric or hybrid vehicle powertrains and Mechatronic component selection  for Actuators and Energy storage along with Sensor selection for robust control.
  • Wire harness schematic design, layout and hands-on build experience
  • Experience working with Mentor Graphics VeSys Design/ VeSys Harness, PTC Creo Cabling, Visio
  • Vehicle and system level troubleshooting experience
  • Experience in identifying controller hardware such as system ECUs and motor controllers.
  • Experience with data acquisition hardware selection and analysis
  • Knowledge of automotive, defense or motorsports industries will be preferred
  • Electric and hybrid vehicle experience is plus
  • Autonomous, by-wire systems or vehicle robotics exposure is preferred
  • Knowledge or experience with Rapid Prototype Software Development Tools for Embedded Systems will be preferred, It includes - 
    • MATLAB, Simulink, and Stateflow
    • Motohawk/Raptor
    • dSPACE MABX
    • Vector CANape/CANalyzer
  • Experience with Communication protocols such as CAN, LIN, RS485, SPI, Wireless 802.11, DSRC will be preferred.

Compensation of the Senior Electronics Engineer:
Salary Range:  $100,000-125,000/year


Location: Southeast Michigan
Type:  Direct
Travel:  Upto10%
Relocation Assistance:  Subject to review
Visa Sponsorship: NONE SEE ABOVE 

Knowledge of the following areas will be helpful - motorsports, automotive, defense, aerospace, "Vehicle Electrical Architecture", "vehicle integration", CAN, "vehicle communication systems", sensors, actuators, motors, "energy storage", "wiring harness", "Electrical system integration", "algorithm development", simulink, matlab, "prototype systems", "Software calibration", Validation, "electronics architecture", "wiring schematic", "Mentor Graphics", VeSys , PTC,  Cabling, Visio, MATLAB, Simulink, Stateflow, Mototron, Motohawk, dSPACE, MABX, Vector, CANape, CANalyzer 
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