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Functional Safety Control Algorithm Design Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1026224

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 3-3-2017


The Functional Safety Control Algorithm Design Engineer for Electrified Powertrain will work within a team of powertrain controls, calibrations and integration engineers to develop monitoring algorithms per E-Gas Monitoring Concept for Gasoline and Diesel Engine Control Units as applicable to Battery Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Electric vehicle controls architecture and ISO26262 for current and next-generation electrified powertrains for Chrysler and FIAT vehicles. The overall goal for the team is to develop a complete electrified powertrain that meets the vehicle functional requirements for fuel economy, emissions, drivability, and diagnostics.

The ideal candidate, who must be a strong team player and willing to work in a fast paced environment, will be involved in developing monitoring algorithms for safety critical functions of Battery Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Electric vehicles.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Controls in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with modeling, simulation, development, testing, calibration and/or validation
  • Specialization in Classical and Modern Control disciplines with vehicle applications
  • Strong knowledge of System Identification and Observer Design methodologies
  • Experience with model-based development tools such as MATLAB/SIMULINK
  • Demonstrated technical problem solving 
  • Strong overall knowledge of vehicle and powertrain functions 
  • Outstanding interpersonal and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Controls in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET 
  • Embedded software experience 
  • Knowledge of powertrain control system architecture/best practices.
  • Demonstrated application of technical excellence 
  • Knowledge of ISO26262 international standard for electrical and/or electronic systems in production automobiles
  • Experience with data acquisition and analysis tools such as ETAS-INCA

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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