Staff Software Engineer - Techinical Lead
Location:
Farmington Hills , Michigan
Posted:
September 23, 2017
Reference:
1602424

YOUR MISSION:

Technical development and leadership role including developing software modules, creating design documents within the Middleware/HMI domain.  Responsible for assuring that systems software architecture and platform (Middleware/HMI) is sound.  Primary focus will be Middleware and HMI development.  Gives direction to both on-shore and off-shore development teams to develop new features, debug defects and write unit level test frameworks and test cases.   Will utilize strong project management skills including planning, tracking to that plan, and communicating status to both internal and external customers.

A DAY IN THE LIFE:

·        Provides technical leadership and supervision to other engineers.

·        Defines software architectures, designs, and patterns to be used for multiple vehicles.

·        Trains other developers and engineering disciplines on the use of software.

·        Creates solutions to complex design problems.

·        Critiques and improves legacy and new design proposals.

·        Works with global software development teams to assist in the design and implementation of new features, debug defects and write test cases for unit testing.

·        Works with suppliers to analyze requirements and develop interfaces to other modules.

·        Leads and/or participates in meetings between PASA, suppliers, and PASA's customers for design reviews and to track project status.

·        Coordinates software development activities with other software teams.

·        Keeps abreast of new technologies and methods for the purpose of recommending changes that will benefit current and future customer programs.

·        Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields.

·        Ensures best practices are followed.

·        Interprets and complies with Company policies, procedures, and regulations.

·        Prepares reports, charts, graphs, and other statistical information.

·        Will initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels.

·        Performs other related duties as assigned.

 


Qualifications:
MUST HAVES:
 
  • Four-year College Degree in at least one STEM major (Science; Technology; Engineering; Math) and a minimum of eight (8) years of experience with full life cycle embedded software development in electronics.
  • Minimum five (5) years leading a team of software engineers with a formal development process such as Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, or Extreme Programming.
  • Internal Posting:
  • Four-year College Degree in at least one STEM major (Science; Technology; Engineering; Math) and a minimum of eight (8) years of experience with full life cycle embedded software development in electronics; or a minimum of fifteen (15) years of full life cycle embedded software development in electronics.
  • Minimum five (5) years leading a team of software engineers with a formal development process such as Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, or Extreme Programming.
  • Required Experience
  • Proficient with Java, C, C++ and Object Oriented Design (OOD)
  • Experience in designing, developing and debugging software in a real-time embedded environment
  • Experience defining product architectures using formal design methods such as state machine models, sequence diagrams, UML  modeling tools, or equivalent
  • Experience with high-end embedded RTOS's such as Linux, Android, etc.
  • Experience integrating or developing an integration framework for HMI solutions
  • Experience with Vehicle Interfaces, eg CAN/OBDII
  • Experience with Android/IOS App development
  • Working knowledge of Software Configuration Management (SCM) systems
  • Working knowledge of a Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Experience working in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Windows-based databases.
  • Git/Gerrit SVC
  • Preferred Experience
  • Experience mentoring and motivating team members
  • Experience with Agile project management
  • Experience in designing Application Programming Interfaces (API's)
  • Working knowledge of the IBM Jazz/RTC environment
  • Working knowledge of QNX, Android, Linux
  • Working knowledge of IDE's including Eclipse
 
 
 
 
SOME OF THE TOYS YOU GET TO PLAY WITH:
 
  • Vehicle Interfaces
  • Software Configuration Management Systems
  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Application Programming Interfaces
 
BENEFITS AND PERKS – WE'RE ALL ABOUT YOU:
 
  • Great Benefits + Company-matched 401K retirement savings
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Educational Assistance and Reimbursement Program
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Onsite Recreation Center & Café
  • Telecommuter and Work Mobility Program
  • PASATalks
  • Onsite Happy Hours!
 
WHO WE ARE:
 
At Panasonic, our technology and engineering expertise delivers innovation across diverse industries. It's all about the consumer experience and making sure that we find ways to enhance that experience, either through audio enhancements or through safety enhancements inside the vehicle.
 
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America (PASA) is an industry-leading global supplier to Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) for infotainment systems and advanced connected car solutions. Our clients include Ford, GM, Chrysler, Daimler, Fiat, Tesla, Honda, Toyota, Nissan and many others. In serving our customers, we don't just strive to put tomorrow's technology on the road – we pride ourselves on recruiting the brightest and best to do it.

WE TAKE OPPORTUNITY SERIOUSLY:
 
Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Pre-employment drug testing is required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Automotive Systems of America.

A little about us:
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America (PASA) is an industry-leading global supplier to Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) around the world for automotive infotainment systems and advanced connectivity.

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