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Controls Development Engineer – EV Technology
Farmington Hills, MI

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$110,000 - $130,000 / yr

Controls Development Engineer – EV Technology

Farmington Hills, MI


Job Summary of Controls Development Engineer

Our client, a cutting-edge developer of electric vehicle technology, is looking for a Controls Development Engineer to join their growing  team. In this position, you will take projects through the entire development life cycle, including requirements development, modeling/simulation of controls, integration, validation, and release.  You’ll work on resolving difficult issues with a a cross-disciplinary team, as you bring brand new automotive technology to the market.  Given this, you’ll also have the opportunity to make strategic decisions about the direction of future development. 


This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to push themselves into new directions.  You’ll be asked to bring all your controls development knowledge to the table, and you can’t be afraid to get into areas you’ve not worked in before.  The company doesn’t make you work a lot of overtime, but if you’re someone not afraid to get your hands dirty, it’s an opportunity to break new ground and expand your skills.


PLEASE NOTE: As of now, H1B sponsorship is not available for this position.


Qualifications of Controls Development Engineer

  • BSEE (MSEE preferred, or similar engineering discipline) with 4+ years of industry experience.
  • Strong background in automove controls development (OEM or Tier 1), using Matlab and Simulink (or other model-based programming methodologies).
  • Proficient in one more more relevant programming languages (such as embedded C or Python)
  • Knowledge of CAN, LIN and Ethernet protocolsProblem solving experience where issues are unusual and difficult
  • Previous OEM and Tier-1 automotive experience preferred
  • Experience in hybrid or electric vehicle (EV) is preferred, but could also consider other advanced vehicle technologies
  • Previous assembly plant launch experience preferred
  • PPAP experience developing and creating Design records, FMEA’s, Control Plans, etc.
  • Practical experience with test case development, both manual bench testing and automated (HiL) systems
  • Knowledge of Functional Safety (ISO-26262)
  • High level of oral and written communication skills


Compensation & Other Details

Salary Range: $110,000-130,000/year+, plus bonus, stock, and benefits   

Location:  Detroit Area, MI
Type:  Direct
Travel: Minimal
Relocation Assistance:  Yes
Visa Sponsorship: None


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