EPS Software Modeling Engineer (2018)

This position will work directly with algorithm development engineers to create, enhance, and release model-based design algorithms for electric power steering systems.  Responsibilities will involve all aspects of the product release process including requirements definition, model creation, model testing, and auto-code generation.  While automotive knowledge is not required, this position provides an opportunity to learn many aspects of automotive engineering including safety, vehicle handling, and industry trends.  It also provides opportunity to learn more about general topics like motor control and embedded processing.  An ideal candidate will be quality-driven with a good attention to detail.  The candidate will possess solid logic & reasoning skills and work comfortably with abstract thinking for requirements writing and interpretation. 


Job Description:

  • Support creation / definition of functional requirements
  • Manage implementation of requirements into DOORS database
  • Link requirements to Simulink models for traceability
  • Help conduct requirements peer reviews
  • Learn & understand Nexteer and industry modeling standards
  • Create & update Simulink models of EPS algorithms
  • Create data dictionary for design using Nexteer’s Matlab-based tools
  • Help conduct model peer reviews
  • Create Simulink “harness models” for simulation testing of designs
  • Create individual simulation test cases to verify that design meets written requirements
  • Analyze whether test plan provides complete coverage of all decision paths in model.
  • Help conduct test plan peer reviews


Required skills:

  • Must possess a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in model based design
  • Experience in MATLAB, Simulink. Experience in modeling simple physical system
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Basic understanding of C code
  • Basic mathematical knowledge (differential equations, vectors, matrix algebra)


Preferred skills:

  • Experience with DOORS requirements management software
  • Experience with Synergy version control software
  • Experience with Mathworks Embedded Coder
  • Familiarity with AUTOSAR standards
  • Basic controls knowledge (filters, PID control, etc.)
  • Familiarity with automotive product engineering


Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor – Electrical/Mechanical/Computer Engineering (required)


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