Continental, Inc

Senior Software Engineer

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Plymouth, Michigan| 85k-110k| Direct Hire


Continental Inc. is looking to hire an experience Senior Software Engineer in Plymouth, Michigan. This position will require a certain amount of training both in-house and off-site. The person who accepts the position will be expected to follow a learning curve with continuous development. 



Senior Software Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Generally assigned to increasingly complex components, sub-assemblies and systems, e.g. may be responsible for changes based on new requirements, or may contribute to the application of a new technology.
  • Coordinates the complete development for the designated products including, but not limited to embedded software design, documentation, developing C and assembly source code, in accordance with standard operating procedures and the product development/delivery process. Manages 3rd party suppliers of software as required to meet milestone deliveries.
  • Incorporates customer requirements, regulations and product specifications into the design of the designated products, ensuring compliance with  Software Development Process, operational, cost, timing, safety, reliability, quality, and manufacturing feasibility parameters.
  • Analyzes products and formulates engineering conclusions by the application of engineering and/or mathematical principles and tools. Applies QFD, FEA, FMEA, DOE, VA/VE and DFM/DFA, as required in the development of the product.
  • Creates engineering documentation for the following deliverables as outlined in Software Development Process: Product Specification, Software Requirement Specification, Software Development Plan, Software Design and Implement Document, DVP&R’s, 8D’s, key product characteristics, engineering changes and work orders.
  • Conducts code reviews with peers and customer.
  • Consults and collaborates with personnel in various engineering and design activities relative to product development requirements in order to create/support robust electro-mechanical systems control methods to eliminate campaign failure modes.
  • Conducts effective communications within the project team and with the customer, suppliers, manufacturing and quality communities with minimal guidance from engineering management and engineering personnel.
  • Supports CAE activities (hand calculations/first order analysis). Fundamental understanding and ability to apply/utilize basic math based tools, Software simulation such as Matlab, Simulink and software development environments for embedded applications.
  • Creates, reviews and approves engineering direction and is responsible for product testing to ensure key deliverables are met (i.e. functional requirements, cost targets, timing, safety, reliability, quality, and manufacturing feasibility parameters).
  • Reviews, approves, completes, and submits required change notices to ensure software quality meet design inputs.



Senior Software Engineer Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical / Physics /Computer Engineering from accredited university.
  • 5-10 years of engineering experience (preferably automotive industry)




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