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Engineering Specialist - HIL Simulation and Modeling Engineer - ENG0033147

Warren (Tech Ctr), Michigan, US

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Position summary

Responsible for developing real time controls simulation models for various vehicle domains such as Hybrid Controls, Active Safety, and Chassis, and Body. Responsibility will include plant modeling, and integration of plant models with Hardware-In-the-Loop environment for networked ECUs. 
  • Develop real time Simulation Models using Matlab/Simulink in support of testing of integrated controllers using Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL)
  • Adapt and integrate Chassis, Active Safety, or Powertrain controllers with HIL bench
  • Integration of plant models from multiple vehicle domains to enable software verification on HIL benches
  • Train and support validation engineers on Hardware-In-the-Loop bench and test setups
  • Develop and/or adapt Vehicle Dynamics simulation models (e.g. CarSim, VeDyna, or ASM-VD) and integrate with other plant models (e.g. Engine, Transmission)
  • Provide solutions for instrumentation and simulation of Electronic Controls Unit (ECU) sensors and actuators
  • Ability to debug and resolve integration issues with HIL bench, ECUs, and plant models
  • Develop HIL test automation solutions for integration testing of vehicle features and functions

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  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering, or Control Systems
  • Min of 3-4 years experience using Hardware-In-the-Loop systems for developing real time controls
  • Min of 2-3 years experience in Matlab/Simulink modeling
  • 2-3 years experience in Electrical Test and Development, and Vehicle Electrical Architecture
  • Prior experience in Chassis Controls modeling and simulation using modeling tools such as CarSim, VeDyna, or ASM..
  • Min of 3 years’ experience in real time controls plant modeling and simulation for vehicle domains and subsystems.
  • Understanding of vehicle communication protocols such as GMLAN/CAN/CANFD and CAN based monitoring tools (CANalyzer, NeoVi,..)
  • Understanding of Vehicle Electrical Architecture and Subsystem/Features in Active Safety and Chassis Controls domains
  • Understanding of Control Systems Theory
  • Strong Project Management and Organizational skills
  • Ability to manage complex problems and propose solutions
  • Ability to conceptualize and think broadly
  • High level of oral and written communication skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others
  • This position requires the ability to legally operate a motor vehicle on a regular basis
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Control Systems Engineering

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