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TRP Senior Controls Design Engineer

  • Location
    • Milford, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

The Senior C ontrols Systems Engineer TRP is an Individual contributor with recognized expertise responsible for tasks and work you're doing throughout the entire vehicle development lifecycle including requirements definition, systems design and implementation, testing, and problem resolution.

  • Lead development of controls designs and novel diagnostics or prognostics utilizing the SAFe/Agile Framework

    • Develop diagnostics or prognostics using standard work, design principles & best practices

    • Work closely and collaborate with Battery Pack Hardware teams to determine sensing sufficiency for robustness diagnostic designs

    • Conduct analysis on design changes utilizing tools (Matlab/Simulink, INCA/MDA, other) 

    • Lead and support SIM package development with Virtual Design, Development & Validation (VDDV) team as required to accurately reflect the hardware implementation

    • Lead the development and review of subsystem DFMEA/AFMEA and analyze failure modes to enable robust algorithm design

    • Define system behavior under fault conditions and incorporate learnings into production algorithms

    • Ensure algorithm design adheres to all safety and government requirements & regulations

    • Lead technical workgroups to decompose the requirements into controls design by working with Systems Engineers, System Architects or Technical Specialists to understand vehicle, sub-system, and behavioral requirements.

    • Support or assist the Scrum team with ART Feature decomposition into individual work items and participate in the User Story elaboration.  Contribute to ensuring that the definition of done and acceptance criteria are well defined.  

    • Communicate and work with the Scrum to ensure the design is comprehended and the team is aligned with the design intent

    • Support or assist the Scrum team as required in implementing cohesive, efficient, testable and sustainably maintainable software components

    • Ensure Software Design Document, Controls Flow Diagrams & AFMEA are complete, accessible and properly stored. 

    • Provide information as required to Calibration procedures and Behavior Test Specifications (BTS)

  • Verify Functional Performance of controls designs

    • Work with Scrum team to support development of feature or component BTS

    • Support the team with robustness and BTS testing as required on either the SIL, HIL or Vehicle

    • Review test results & incorporate necessary modifications into controls design

    • Host algorithm design reviews and ensure performance metrics are achieved based on test data

    • Verify acceptance criteria are met through test & data analysis

    • Provide feedback to hardware teams of issues identified during design & data analysis to ensure robustness

    • Lead issue resolution initiatives by working closely with peers to investigate and resolve issues found, incorporate lessons learned into the design

  • Document lessons learned and Best Practices for controls design implementation

  • Utilize Problem Resolution Tracking System (PRTS)

  • Document Intellectual Property

  • Participate in SAFe Ceremonies

Additional Description

Required Skills:                                                                                                                  

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other applicable Engineering focuses.

  • Minimum 5+ years Engineering experience with proven technical and professional skills in job-related area

  • DFSS Black Belt Certified Required

  • Knowledge of Simulink, MATLAB, DOORS, GIT environment(s); plant modeling and/or analysis tools.

  • Knowledge of sub-system integration including design, implementation, and testing

  • Knowledge of software development in C Programming.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with sometimes incomplete requirements.

  • Analytical problem-solving skills where problems are unusual and difficult.

  • Demonstrated honesty, integrity, and trust. Lead by example.

Preferred Skills:

  • MS in Engineering with focus on controls.

  • Knowledge of diagnostic or prognostic algorithm development

  • Knowledge of battery chemistry, sensors, and signal processing

  • Knowledge of Battery Management Systems and Architecture

  • Knowledge of Thermal Runaway Propagation controls, diagnostics & prognostics

  • System Modeling and Simulation (Software, Hardware, Model in-the-loop).

  • Knowledge of Software Development in Python

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