Powertrain Controls Engineer

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContractFullTime
PositionAutomotive
Degree RequiredBachelors

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Powertrain Controls Engineer to join our team supporting our client in the Automotive Industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Design and development of production engine controls algorithms and software, with a focus on engine torque security
  • Creating physics based models of engine airflow, fuel efficiency, and spark efficiency, for the purpose of calculating delivered engine flywheel torque and vehicle force
  • Creating control algorithms to determine, monitor, and arbitrate engine torque and vehicle force requests from internal and external sources (i.e. driver, transmission, ABS, ACC)
  • Creating controls software interface between engine, transmission, and hybrid motor controllers, to ensure safe and accurate vehicle force delivery
  • Creating eGas compliant software for safety monitoring, including memory corruption detection, program flow exceptions, and microprocessor failures
  • Creating level 2 monitoring software for occupant safety during engine stop/start operation, to prevent unintended vehicle movement
  • Controls/Software validation on HIL (Hardware in the Loop), MIL (Model in the Loop), and SIL (Software in the Loop) simulation systems, as well as in vehicle testing
  • Simulation of vehicle CAN communications network using Vector CANalyzer/CANoe toolset
  • Data capture and analysis using INCA and MDS toolset
  • Initial calibration of torque security control system
  • Establishing ISO26262 vehicle safety standards and ASIL levels, including use of Fault tree analysis and DFMEA
REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering is required from an accredited University
  • 3 years of related automotive experience in controls and software development
  • Strong understanding of the development of embedded software
  • Thorough understanding of gasoline engine combustion
  • Experience in Matlab/Simulink/TargetLink
  • Experience with C++ software creation
  • INCA, MDA, and HIL simulation
  • Experience with MIL, MIL/SIL, PIL
  • Fluent English
PREFERRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • eGas controls development experience
  • Knowledge of Vector tools like CANalyzer, CANoe
  • Experience with Autosar
  • Experience with Agile work environment

Notes: Remote with some travel to US for meetings.

Must be fully vaccinated by the COVID-19 vaccine by December 17, 2021, unless you request a Medical or Religious exemption. These requests will be reviewed on a case by case basis


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