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Systems Engineer Controls

Company: Altair
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Transforming the Future with Convergence of Simulation and Data

Systems Engineer Controls

Job Summary:

Our client in Dearborn, MI is looking for a Systems Engineer Controls. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

The System Integration Engineer is the engineering lead with vehicle validation, program management and launch teams for on-site support during vehicle launches. They will provide expertise on in-vehicle cybersecurity technologies to the vehicle program and launch teams. They will drive validation, lead issue triage and reporting on status to Program Management and ensure the proper level of cybersecurity engineering support. The System Integration Engineer will drive the transition from validation into launch. They will provide engineering oversight to vehicle program management and launch teams ahead of production trials on open issues going into launch. They will ensure proper system configuration and part readiness going into early production trials.

Responsibilities include:

  • Deliver in-vehicle cybersecurity technologies for new model products from late development phase through launch.
  • Serve as subject matter expert, providing technical understanding of system level design and integration to program and launch teams up to CPE, FSIM and other chiefs.
  • Fully engage on late stages of development going into vehicle validation phase, ensuring validation and launch activities are planned and coordinated.
  • Represent the Function to the Program, providing engineering leadership, guidance and support in meeting all Program requirements. Maintain program viewpoint/status on system level integration, validation, and launch and regularly report on issues, status and help needed.
  • Proactively identify and address roadblocks to vehicle program deliverables. Work with Management as necessary to remove them.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to support launch.
  • Provide immediate support to triage issues. Drive issue follow-up, root cause and resolution, and report back on any faults/failures occurring at end-of-line. Basics:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or Computer Science.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
    • Ability to work in high pressure environments.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to balance multiple workstreams simultaneously.
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
    • 3+ years of experience with embedded and/or automotive systems.
    • 3+ years of experience with in-vehicle network architecture, modules, and protocols (CAN etc.).
    • 3+ years of experience with system engineering, development, and testing. Preferred:
      • Ability to develop and maintain engineering documentation including requirements, specifications, test plans, etc.
      • Understanding of architecture, development, design principals.
      • Conceptual understanding of security methodologies and challenges.
      • Experience working in product launches, specifically in automotive.
      • 2+ years of experience with embedded software development, especially with a security focus.
      • Experience implementing security controls in an embedded (especially automotive) environment. How You Will Be Successful:
        • Envision the Future
        • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
        • Seek Technology and Business "First"
        • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks What We Offer:
          • Competitive Salary
          • Comprehensive Benefit Package
          • 401(k) with matching contributions
          • Paid Time Off
          • Employee Discounts
          • Free training on all Altair products Why Work with Us:

            Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer's toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today's problems into tomorrow's opportunities.

            Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.

            For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit

            Ready to go? #ONLYFORWARD

            At our core we are explorers; adventures; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world's most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and unchartered waters, we dive headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer's toughest challenges.

            Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair's history demonstrations a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.

Keywords: Altair, Dearborn , Systems Engineer Controls, Other , Dearborn, Michigan

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