ADAS Systems Validation Engineer
Auburn Hills, MI 
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Job Description
The ADAS Validation Engineer will develop and execute test plans and procedures for autonomous driving vehicles. Testing will include public road testing and scenario tests on a closed facility (Chelsea Proving Grounds). Hours and time of day can vary based on testing needs.
Job responsibilities of System Validation Engineer are as follows but not limited to:
  • Review of System, Subsystem, and Component specifications.
  • Participate in design and schematic reviews.
  • Develop test plans and procedures to validate specifications.
  • Execute test plans at scheduled loop testing and focused testing loops and document results.
  • Provide status of test results.
  • Report and root cause all issues discovered and drive them to closure in a timely manner.
  • Create and update DVP&R for all system test validation.
  • The extensive use of CAN / Ethernet tools and traditional electrical equipment to test and troubleshoot vehicle systems. Participate and resolve hot quality issues.
  • Includes triage for initial root cause, collection of supporting data, managing root cause and verification for issues found on the Validation properties to quickly identify the correct Issue Solver.
  • Participate in meetings to make sure the issues are being moved properly and that the timing for the next loop is being met.
  • Ensure that issues contain all pertinent information.
  • Completion of compliance reports.
  • Assist the production execution team at the assembly plant for various build cycles.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) test plan coaching for Validation engineers on the other vehicle lines.
  • EOL testing issues on VSIM/PWB- support SWAT when needed.
  • System bench issues root cause and verification support.
  • Physical driving of test vehicles on public roads and proving grounds given various test conditions. Development of Statement of work (SOW). CPG/Reliability/336/FEW vehicle issues - support SWAT when needed.
  • Support the reviews of Service Quality Data Feed with the Quality team (SQDF- Vehicle Health report), driving engineering issues found back into the validation test plans.
  • Support PWB/VSIM preparation/root cause with Project Chiefs.
  • Support vehicle updates (e.g. E/E, Vehicle Integration, Reliability fleets). Service diagnostic testing on the VSIM/PWB to make sure technical and service manuals are properly done.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (Materials /Chemical/ Civil/ Aerospace/Computer) from an ABET accredited program or related field
  • 5+ years of Validation experience
  • Ability to use electrical debugging tools such as digital multi-meter, oscilloscope, and current probes
  • Ability to read and analyze digital communications data (CAN/LIN/Ethernet)
  • Desire to work on vehicles and in a test environment (hands-on)
  • Good understanding of microprocessor-based electronics and electronic circuits
  • Good analytical problem-solving skills
  • Self-Starter with strong communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of ADAS/Autonomous Validation experience
  • Test Procedure Development and Execution with ADAS / Autonomous Systems
  • Previous experience using Robot Operating System (ROS)
  • Experience with Vector CANoe and/or other Diagnostic and Data Collection Equipment
  • Experience with DFMEA and DVP&R processes
  • Experience with dSPace ASM simulation tool or equivalent
  • Experience with Matlab and Simulink tools
  • Experience with using data analytics tool
  • Good understanding of microprocessor-based electronics and electronic circuits
  • Programming experience (e.g. C/C++, LabView, Python)

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


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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