Embedded Software Architect
Auburn Hills, MI 
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description

The Embedded Software Architect role involves the following:

  • Design and develop software architecture for Propulsion System functions
  • Establish Software Architecture Guidelines for Application and BSW layer SW development
  • Implement RTE configurations and generate RTE files
  • Develop SW Variant management strategy for engine, transmission, electrification and Hybrid projects
  • Prototype latest AUTOSAR concepts and deploy concepts to Powertrain projects
  • Review Implementation of Controls Simulink Model algorithms
  • Review high level Implementation of BSW Modules and CDD SW components
  • Responsible for multi-core runnable/function portioning
  • Participate in AUTOSAR Consortium work groups, AUTOSAR Global conferences
  • Prepare SW component ARXML files using standard AUTOSAR tools (dSPACE SystemDesk, Davinci Developer etc.)
  • Support troubleshooting of issues in deploying AUTOSAR software stacks and FCA-defined software components
  • Establish and maintain a working knowledge of AUTOSAR standards
  • Work with internal, Tier 1 and Tier 2 software engineers to consistently deploy FCA’s Powertrain Software Architecture Strategy across Powertrain engine, transmission, hybrid and electrification projects
  • Support FCA and Tier 1 engineers with training and general support
  • Develop Guidelines for efficient SW Implementation
  • Participate in AUTOSAR tools supplier evaluations
  • Support Legacy and next generation projects Controller resources optimizations
  • Support SW debugging issues

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 6 years of embedded software development
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with AUTOSAR architecture, concepts, specifications, tools, and production implementation (design, development, and test)
  • Understanding of AUTOSAR software constructs and their implementation
  • Experience using AUTOSAR Application layer Software Development
  • Experience with dSPACE SystemDesk, Matlab/Simulink, Lauterbach debuggers
  • Understanding of software/hardware design and their failure modes
  • Understanding of engineering theory and operation principles of mechanical/electrical mechanisms
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult
  • Knowledge of computer software as it pertains to engineering
  • High level of interpersonal communication skills (written and oral).
  • Able to work independently with a high degree of initiative
  • Knowledge of Communication protocols, OBD/UDS protocols testing using CANALYSER, CANOE, standard diagnostic tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters of Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering
  • 6 years of automotive experience
  • Knowledge and experience with serial data communication protocols
  • Experience with UDS/OBD Protocols
  • Experience with EEPROM, FEE memory concepts
  • Experience using AUTOSAR software configuration tools to generate Basic Software (e.g. Vector DaVinci, Mentor VSA, EB Tresos etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of requirements engineering process (FMEA, Preliminary Hazard analysis)
  • DFSS training
  • Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems
  • Knowledge and experience with serial data test tools and oscilloscopes

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6+ years
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