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Sr. Control Systems Engineer

Company: Dana Corp
Location: Novi
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.


Senior Control Systems Engineer is a hybrid function whose primary purpose is to design and develop control algorithms & software spanning across inverters, transmission, and vehicle control unit and includesreviewing System/Software Architecture to ensure traceability between Requirements and Design.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Program Management and Platform Development withthe planning, documentation, maintenance, and analysis of the Vehicle Program Requirements and requirements decomposition to sub-component requirements.


  • Design and develop control algorithms for electric vehicle systems using model-based software.

  • Create control documentation, software requirements & implement them into the controllers/vehicles.

  • Requirements engineering, design, coding up to testing their SW on test-benches and/or on the real vehicle

  • Develop Software Unit test & integration test procedures and tools

  • Testing and debugging system behaviour in collaboration with System Engineers

  • Developing automotive software solutions in an Agile development practice with TDD

  • Work on cross-functional teams, collaborate and effectively communicate within your development team

  • Work on special projects as assigned


    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Control Systems or related field.

    • 5 years of experience of vehicle electrification or related Automotive domain.

    • Experience in the automotive industry; focus on control engineering

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to build relationships with all functions and levels across the organization

    • Multicore software development or system design experience in automotive (preferred)

    • AGILE/SAFe development experience (preferred)

    • Control related training or certifications (preferred)


      • Strong MATLAB and Simulink knowledge

      • Strong control knowledge of control theory and PID implementation

      • Strong interpersonal skills to work with people at all levels within and outside Dana in a professional manner.

      • Ability to multi-task effectively on projects and assignments

      • Ability to work effectively under pressure in order to meet deadlines and goals

      • A team player, who is both flexible and creative in their approach to problem-solving

      • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills required in English. French knowledge is a plus

        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

        Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

        Please note that as per Dana policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Dana will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Keywords: Dana Corp, Novi , Sr. Control Systems Engineer, Other , Novi, Michigan

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