Senior Gasoline Engine Controls Development Engineer
Auburn Hills, MI 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description

The Senior Gasoline Engine Controls Development Engineer is responsible for new feature development, and enhancements to existing algorithms. The Senior Engineer will work closely with a cross-functional team, utilizing various tools (vehicle, HIL, Dyno, Virtual, rapid prototyping) through the V-model software development process to ensure quality and robustness of the production algorithms. The Role of the controls engineer is to interface with systems and calibration to fully understand the requirements, develop implementation strategies, assess and document the impacts against the regulatory requirement, markup models and ensure the design meets functional/operational requirements, and validate the design during the production process. The Senior Controls Engineer is expected to provide technical guidance/training and act as an expert in his/her field of specialization. Controls algorithm development typically begins as an advanced effort, but must ultimately meet program timelines and conform to high level/functional requirements. The successful candidate is expected to ensure their project is on track by developing plans, track progress, and present technical report to management and project chiefs. He/she will also actively participate in the decision making process on controls strategy design to achieve functional objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent Engineering degree from an accredited university
  • 5 years of experience in the controls/calibration of gasoline spark ignition engines
  • Excellent knowledge of internal combustion engines
  • Data acquisition experience collecting and processing data
  • Working knowledge of engine development, emissions development, engine technologies and competitive products
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good teamwork skills and ability to work independently
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • Experience with overall knowledge of powertrain development (systems, controls, calibration)
  • Proficient with advanced simulation tools
  • Proficient in MATLAB / Simulink
  • Experience in an AGILE/SCRUM environment
  • Experience with Application Lifecycle Management (IBM RTC) tools
  • Experience with ASPICE process for software development
  • Experience with AUTOSAR compliant software architecture
  • Experience with Proactive/Reactive Quality (DFSS, DFMEA, DVP&R etc.)

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
5+ years
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