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Software Design Engineer
Novi, MI

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Software Design Engineer
Novi, MI


Summary of the Software Design Engineer

Our client, a leader in automotive power and electrification technologies, is looking for a Software Design Engineer, who’ll be responsible for developing (designing, coding and testing) real time embedded software for power-controlled system applications such as DC-DC Converter and DC-AC Inverters for automotive products.


This company offers unique opportunities because they’re a smaller team back by a larger organization, which means you’ll have the ability to own your work through the entire development life-cycle, with the resources and support of a major company.
This is a hybrid-remote position, offering a mix of at-home and on-site work.

Responsibilities of the Software Design Engineer


  • Actively participate in the software development for new and existing products which include all phases of the V Development Cycle. Requirements (Gathering and Analysis), High Level Architectural Design, Detail Design, Coding, Unit Testing, and Functional Testing (Integration and Integration Testing).
  • Be accountable for software project milestones from Requirements to Release.
  • Develop the software product by following industry and automotive standards.
  • Provide support for hardware component selection as well as hardware software integration.
  • Actively participate in the existing product improvement.
  • Actively participate in software and hardware reviews.
  • Work closely with customer during product development.
  • Promote architecture and design re-use.

Qualifications of the Software Design Engineer


  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering, or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of experience in embedded software design.
  • At least 3 years of automotive experience.
  • Power electronics or motor control experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge base of IPC and automotive standards.
  • Background in some of the following areas:
    o Software development tools and languages such as C and Assembly.
    o Micro-controllers such as ARM, Microchip, and NXP.
    o Software configuration tools.
    o Electrical circuits, transducers, sensors, data acquisition, and laboratory equipment.
    o Automotive software development standards, such as CMMI and ASPICE.
    o DFMEA and control plans.
    o Functional safety and ISO-26262.
    o AUTOSAR 

Compensation of the Software Design Engineer


Salary Range: $95,000 to $110,000 /year, depending on qualifications

Type: Direct-Hire
Travel: As and when required
Relocation Assistance: Subject to review
Visa Sponsorship: Subject to review

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