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Continental Sr. Software Development Engineer in Grand Blanc, Michigan

Sr. Software Development Engineer

Grand Blanc, MI


Job Description

CNXMotion, LLC is looking for a Software Development Engineer to support activities at our facility in Grand Blanc, Michigan. The research and development facility is staffed with creative engineers and we take pride in our start-up culture in the automotive industry. Engineers are tasked with creating new solutions with documented development for use in advancing steering and brake products for Nexteer and Continental. This position gives you the opportunity to be flexible and try out new ideas and roles in a project (i.e. vehicle work, rapid prototyping, etc.) with a focus on Motion control for automated driving.


• Lead software architecture planning, design, implementation, and code reviews for systems including Electronic Power Steering, Electronic Brakes, and Motion Control

• Integrate auto code features from MATLAB designs and models into software applications

• Debug, analyze, and problem solve diagnostic and functional implementation failures of the system

• Understand an ASIL architecture and functional safety implementations of embedded systems

• Design, document, and implement a world-class reusable software architecture based upon generated requirements to comply with automotive SPICE and ISO 26262

• Utilize vehicle dynamics knowledge in the development of motion controls


• Immediate Benefits

• Paid Time Off

• Tuition & Employee Discounts

• Annual Bonus

• Employer 401(k) Match

• And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

● Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering discipline

● 5 plus years of software development or controls/algorithm development experience

● Experience creating C language code for embedded systems/control modules/microcontrollers

● Experience running software verifications to requirements (SiL, PiL, HiL), including debugging and problem resolution

● Experience with Matlab / Simulink model-based design

● Experience with software configuration management systems (i.e. Synergy, MKS), requirements management tools (i.e. MKS) and architectural design tools such as Enterprise Architect

● Familiarity with automotive communication protocols (CAN, CAN FD, FlexRay)

● Knowledgeable in vehicle dynamics

● Excellent communication skills and a desire to work with people in a collaborative environment

No relocation available for this opening.

Preferred Qualifications

● Preferred experience with DaVinci Developer and Configurator, Tresos tool experience

● Understanding of ISO 26262 functional safety concepts and its impact on software development

● Expertise in Vector based analysis and development tools, cross compilers and cross assemblers, microcontrollers and common peripherals

● 3+ years of Matlab / Simulink experience

● 3+ years of vehicle dynamics experience

● Experience in formal requirements and traceability to test

● Experience developing in Multi-core/Multi-processor products

● Ethernet networking experience

● Experience in embedded Linux product development

● Tool configuration (Compiler, Simulink Coder, tresos, debugger)

● Tool development – Scripting (Python, PERL, Linux shell)

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About Continental

The Autonomous Mobility and Safety Business Area integrates safety technologies and controls vehicle dynamics to ensure safe and comfortable driving. The objective is to implement "Vision Zero", the vision of accident-free driving. Autonomous Mobility and Safety's components and system capabilities are prerequisites for autonomous mobility.

Job Category

Engineering, Research and Development


United States


Autonomous Mobility and Safety (AMS)

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