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Nexteer Automotive

ECU Functional Test Engineer- Saginaw (2022) (45744)

Architecture and Engineering




Saginaw, Michigan, United States

ECU Functional Test Engineer:

The position involves being a part of the application test team to define, create, and execute software function tests related to customer specific requirements. The position also involves working with a customer application team to define test plans and gather results for a given customer milestone. The candidate should have strong teamwork and communication skills and be comfortable in working within tight timelines.

Job Requirements:

Required Skills:

  • Basic understanding of embedded control modules / microcontrollers
  • Ability to read and evaluate requirements for the purpose of testability
  • Knowledge about basic lab equipment (Oscilloscopes, debuggers, etc)
  • Proficient with Microsoft products (Excel, Word, Visio, Project, etc)
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills
  • Ability to work within and outside formal processes

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge about Nexteer processes & product life cycle
  • Good knowledge about serial communication, vehicle messaging and diagnostic service implementation, testing
  • Experience in formal requirements and traceability to test (i.e. DOORs)
  • Experience in automotive serial communication (CAN, CAN FD, FLEXRAY)
  • Ability to read and understand embedded software (C and assembly language)
  • Understanding of basic electrical circuit design
  • Excellent debug / troubleshooting skills
  • Support internal and external meetings (with customers) for test plans and test issues root-cause analysis and resolution
  • Experience with Vector CANtech products (CANoe, CANalyzer, CANape, configuring Vector based HiL’s, vTest studio (test automation framework)
  • Experience with scripting language with Vector products (CAPL)
  • Hardware / circuit skills – ability to read and understand basic schematics
  • Use of debuggers or in-circuit emulators
  • Experience with Matlab / Simulink




Training will be provided on validation methods & processes with emphasis on Serial communication testing.

This position will have advancement opportunities to lead role in Test management based on performance

Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women

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