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Sr. Software Engineer
Grand Rapids, MI

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$130,000 - $155,000 / yr


Position summary:
The Senior Software Engineer will design and develop embedded software for vehicle access products.
They will be responsible for mentoring and guiding less skilled software engineers, they will be looked
upon to be subject matter experts. They will help drive the mission and vision of the electronics
department with both internal and external customers.
Organizational Values:
Fundamental to success for client, are these basic values:
1. People: Our people are the source of our strength, provide our corporate intelligence,
and determine our reputation and vitality. Respect, empowerment, alignment and
teamwork are our core human values.
2. Products: Our products will be designed and developed with proven processes and
technologies to satisfy our customers’ needs. Innovation will drive our product offerings.
3. Profits: Our profits will measure the results of our efforts and the satisfaction we
provide to our customers. Profits are required to survive and grow.
4. Community: Our community will know us to be a collection of caring men and women
who work to improve our environment and enrich the lives of those around us.
Primary Responsibilities:
1. Support and mentor junior engineers as a technical leader through training, reviews and
collaboration.
2. Work directly with customers and suppliers to develop and manage designs, requirements,
specifications, etc.
3. Participate in Agile Scrum teams through sprint planning, daily standups, retrospectives, sprint
reviews and daily standups.
4. Quoting new programs through estimation of hours, costs for tools and licenses by engaging
with our internal team and our supply base.
5. Support engineering in new product development and managing lessons learned.
6. Write C Code to meet functional and technical specifications.
7. Perform peer reviews on all artifacts during the lifecycle of a project.
8. Code compliance to MISRA-C, CERTC and Client coding guidelines.
9. Create and maintain software architecture and detail designs.
10. Support Test Lab functional test requirements.
11. Support manufacturing regarding inline product testing methods, specifications and equipment
selection.
12. Investigate alternative suppliers of electronic content for non-directed-buy suppliers for future
products.
13. Evaluate, assess and troubleshoot electronics content contained in core product base.
Other Responsibilities:
1. Attend job-required training
2. ISO 26262 Functional Safety Management
3. EE department and SW Group development
4. Purchasing/budgeting electronic parts and test equipment
5. Support VA/VE efforts
Supervision Received:
Limited Direction: Works from overall policies, goals and budgetary limits. Virtually self-
supervising with direct accountability for final results.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
None.
Education & Experience:
1. Bachelor of Computer or Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Computer Science or
related field
2. Software Project Leadership is preferred
3. Software design experience is preferred
4. 7+ years of automotive experience is preferred
5. Ability to launch and lead software development without supervision
6. Ability to work with Global Teams
Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
1. Lab Power Supply, Soldering Iron, Oscilloscope, Digital Multimeter, Spectrum Analyzer,
Component Analyzer, ESD test gun, Sourcemeter, Electronic Load, Function Generator,
Amplifier, Datalogger, Engineering EOL tester, Debugger/Programmer, MPLAB X, Visual C#,
C/C++, Atmel/AVR Studio, DSP, Python, ARM
2. MS Office
3. Ability to root cause issues utilizing 8D, Kepnor-Tregoe and Fishbones
4. Ability to contribute to peer design reviews


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