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Lead Validation Engineer
Northville, MI

Position No Longer Open

Posted 1/11/2019

Required Skills

  • BSCS, BSEE or equivalent training in Software Development
  • Customer and team management experience required
  • 3 yrs. minimum experience in embedded design / development and systems validation
  • Knowledge of Hardware in the loop testing
  • Proficient in the use of CAN tools (CaNoE, Vehicle Spy etc.) and standard Android SDK platform tools
  • Previous testing experience in automotive
  • Fluency in writing automated test scripts is desired
  • Working knowledge in open source Operating Systems is strongly desired (Linux, Android, etc.)
  • Must have a comprehensive understanding of current and future automotive systems operation (e.g. eAVB, different flavors of CAN, Etc.)
  • Automotive industry experience strongly desired
  • Written, verbal, and cross-cultural communication skills
  • Computer literate, especially in Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience with Jira, Gerrit, and Agile Software Development

Job Description

  • Lead validation efforts for Car Multimedia products
  • Plan and deliver to a software release schedule
  • Create, manage and execute test plans
  • Perform functionality and regression testing
  • Coordinate and track validation activities
  • This includes analyzing and tracking feature complexity and required hardware & software combinations for all relevant components
  • Oversees, assigns and reviews work of lower level colleagues
  • Coaches and provides guidance, feedback and on-the-job training
  • Develop and Maintain test methods and models
  • Automate test scripts and work with setups to execute test procedures
  • Capture data and coordinate with development team when necessary to achieve an acceptable solution for debugging / troubleshooting issues
  • Report issues
  • Generate and release test reports
  • Conduct validation review meetings
  • Participate in feature / system technical reviews as appropriate
  • Collaborate with Feature Owners to ensure requirements are comprehensive and testable
  • Participate in system DFMEA & Fault Tree Analysis, incorporating findings and learnings into validation plans
  • Drive understanding of system failure mode into validation plans with the objective of reducing safety or compliance recalls
  • Review quality related issues and provide initial approval of recommended improvements
  • Identify and implement process and product improvements, as needed
  • Investigate and follow up on major or non-routine customer field complaints
  • Recommends and implements issue reproduction methods
  • Lead validation team through full SW development life-cycle
  • Document and track issues and maintain the list through the life of the program
  • Provide regular status updates of task progression and open issues to manager for project planning, tracking and oversight
  • Work on quality, design, development and release of validation deliverables per ASPICE standards
  • Support teleconference meetings with our design team in Japan (typically outside of normal working hours)
  • Limited travel to Japan for meetings with our validation team
  • Limited travel to customers’ sites for engineering meetings and presentations
  • Analyzes current processes, procedures and systems and makes recommendations for improvement
  • Support and assist the Senior Software Manager as needed
  • Support and make recommendations to improve Company policies and procedures
  • Further the goals and positive, professional image of the Audio, Video and Communications group by analyzing current processes, procedures and systems and makes recommendations for improvement for own job
  • For Quality and applicable site-specific Environmental Systems, the associate is responsible for understanding:
  • MEAA’s policy and be able to fully discuss the importance of the policy and how his / her job can impact the customer and the environment
  • The risks and consequences associated with deviating from management system procedures and the effect this can have on his / her employment at MEAA
  • Associates responsible for conformity to product requirements have the authority to stop shipment and stop production to correct quality problems
  • The associate has the responsibility and authority to immediately inform supervision or management if another associate or department deviates from proper practices that may impact safety, quality, or the environment

Reliance One, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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