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Algorithm Applications Engineer

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Farmington, MI
$85,000 - $110,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 16, 2018
Job ID
Algorithm Applications Engineer
Farmington, MI

Job Summary of the Algorithm Applications Engineer:
An Algorithm Applications Engineer is needed to play a key role in setting the crash algorithm parameters and the overall sensing strategy of the airbag electronic modules for a specific vehicle platform for our Automotive Supplier client in Farmington area. This client is a tier one automotive supplier and well known for their services globally. This is a company that provides long-term stability and the opportunity to work on exciting, emerging technologies. In this role you will be responsible for managing the complete cycle of crash algorithm which starts from processing the crash data to signing-off the calibration validation results from the hardware-in-the-loop testing.If you have a good background mix of algorithm specification and calibration strategies, then this opportunity is well suited to you.

Responsibilities of the Algorithm Applications Engineer:
  • Understand crash data and  process it into company format and present the same to review using the internal tools.
  • Download crash data, convert that to the company format and present it for review using the company data processing tool.
  • Simulate deployment times from a crash algorithm using the company standard calibration tool, Open, modify and change a calibration (algorithm parameter setting)
  • Organize team calibrations in which engineers solve a technical problem as a group.
  • Present calibration strategies, options, trade-offs and negotiate the calibration sign-off directly with the customer.
  • Review and sign-off the calibration results from the Algorithm Validation Test Stand (AVTS) and create a calibration report
  • Read and understand crash algorithm specification and customer specification for an airbag module crash algorithm.
  • Open and understand a MATLAB/SIMULINK model/script.
  • Attend recurring algorithm meetings at the customer and organize peer reviews where the work is presented for review.

Qualifications of the Algorithm Applications Engineer:
  • BSME/BSEE/BSCE or physics, Masters preferred
  • At least 6 years of experience in development using Matlab, Simulink, and related tools.
  • Ability to take a key role in customer/supplier interaction
  • Knowledge of the electronic products and of automotive safety would be a plus
  • Any experience working for/supporting FCA is a plus

Compensation of the Algorithm Applications Engineer:
Salary Range:  $85,000-110,000/year, depending on experience

Type:  Direct
Location:  Farmington, MI
Travel: As and when required
Relocation assistance:  Subject to review
Visa sponsorship:  H1B transfers only. NO OPT will be considered

Knowledge of the following areas will be helpful -Algorithm, application, applications, crash, simulink, simulation, matlab, validation, calibration, "Algorithm Validation Test Stand", AVTS