Embedded Software Engineer


Troy, MI, US, 48083

Job Requisition ID:  20910


Schaeffler is a dynamic global technology company and its success has been a result of its entrepreneurial spirit and long history of private ownership. As a partner to all of the major automobile manufacturers, as well as key players in the aerospace and industrial sectors, we offer you many development opportunities.  


Our Offering

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package Including:
  • 20 Days PTO
  • 401K Match Up To 6%
  • Fitness Center Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Fertility and Adoption Reimbursement
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Free Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
  • See all our Benefits on www.schaefflerbenefits.com

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Support system ideation and concept selection of Chassis Mechatronic systems (i.e., SbW, Active Suspension Systems,etc. ) through performing the following actions:
    • Conduct literature reviews on state-of-the-art chassis technologies
    • Design, develop, and implement high-level control strategies and dynamic system models that address stakeholder requirements in facilitating the evaluation and selection of different system architectures, as well as to provide input to system requirement definition
    • Lead and support the integration and evaluation of prototype system architectures in HiL environments and in-vehicle as part of the development process – this work may include re-working and calibrating existing application software or utilizing various methodologies and tools to architect/implement system features in creating a new application software
    • Lead and/or participate in cross-functional collaboration with ME/EE/IV&V teams
    • Select the best design alternative in context of stakeholder and system requirements
  • Serve as a software architect responsible for the technical and procedural content that serves to control and coordinate software development 
    • Support the software project manager/product owner in the timely, efficient, and compliant achievement of the development goals
    • Coordinate, document, implement and support the assigned software architecture, as well as report on the maturity level of the software architecture
    • Coordinate entire software function development
    • Responsible for the efficient and goal-oriented creation of a software architecture as well as the corresponding process, method, and tool development
    • Responsible to use the work processes, methods and tools defined at Schaeffler in one's own work
  • Support application software feature development and implementation for various chassis mechatronic systems
  • Research, define, develop, and implement control strategies in achieving system performance requirements
  • Lead and support the integration, testing, and evaluation of prototype chassis systems within HiL environments and in-vehicle as part of the continuous integration and development process
  • Support customer demonstrations and exhibitions as necessary to showcase our chassis products and facilitate continuous system improvement

Your Qualifications

  • University degree in electrical, computer science, mechatronics, physics, mechanical engineering or comparable
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in embedded or model-based software development
  • Theoretical and practical experience implementing application software features and/or control strategies
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience as a SW architect for safety critical automotive mechatronic systems
  • Software architecture tools (Enterprise Architect)
  • Collaboration and workflow tools (IBM Rational Tools, PTC Integrity, PTC Windchill)
  • Analysis tools regarding functional safety
  • AUTOSAR architectures, real-time operating systems, multicore architectures
  • Security architectures with fail operation
  • Development processes and methods as well as quality standards, norms in the automotive industry (ASPICE, ISO 26262)
  • Theoretical and practical experience pertaining to Vehicle Dynamics
  • Experience in complex mechatronic systems

As a global company with employees around the world, it is important to us that we treat each other with respect and value all ideas and perspectives. By appreciating our differences, we inspire creativity and drive innovation. In this way, we contribute to sustainable value creation for our stakeholders and society as a whole. Together, we advance how the world moves.


Exciting assignments and outstanding development opportunities await you because we impact the future with innovation. We look forward to your application.




Schaeffler is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive equal employment opportunities and consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.


Keywords: strongertogether; Research & Development;  


Job Type: Engineer 
Job Family: Research & Development 
Contract Type: Not Applicable 
Schedule: Full-Time 

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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