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Embedded Systems Validation Lead

Company: Dana Corp
Location: Novi
Posted on: May 26, 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.
Job Purpose
Dana Incorporated is seeking to fill the position of an Embedded Systems Validation Lead in our central engineering, Systems, Controls, Software, Methods & Tools team in our Plymouth or Novi, Michigan office. The embedded systems validation lead will perform a critical role in ensuring robust, high-quality products through comprehensive embedded systems validation - from software development & verification, through software integration, hardware integration, and system-level testing for multiple control module products within Dana. This role will have an immediate cross functional impact on the Verification and Validation of integrated electrification solutions across all of Dana's business units - Light Vehicle, Commercial Vehicle, and Off Highway .
Job Duties and Responsibilities
* Develop global validation strategies for embedded development teams (software unit test through system test)

* Define standardized test environments and capabilities required to execute validation strategies (SIL, MIL, HIL)

* Plan test property needs for full validation coverage (virtual analysis tools, test benches, etc.)

* Work with suppliers to procure equipment and software

* Manage validation team resources to support multiple projects - both direct and indirect team members.

* Lead development of validation requirements, validation procedures, validation test cases to maximize reuse across projects

* Document and track all issues discovered by validation testing activities and lead root cause analysis and issue resolution efforts with the development teams

* Engage with business unit engineering community and customer reporting, representing Dana in a positive, ethical, and professional manner.


* Bachelor's degree in electrical or Computer Engineering required.

* Minimum of 8 years of experience in embedded systems development in automotive or commercial vehicle industries

* Minimum of 5 years in embedded systems validation of electronic control modules, hardware and software components. Including procurement and commissioning of complex Hardware-in-the-Loop equipment (dSpace, Opal-RT, ETAS)

* Minimum of 4 years working within established industry standards relating to validation methods (ASPICE, ISO-26262, IATF-16949)

* Minimum of 3 years validating Hybrid, Electric, or Fuel Cell vehicle systems or sub-systems

* Minimum of 3 years supervising global engineering teams


* Experience and knowledge of the operation of high voltage propulsion systems, high or low voltage auxiliary systems, vehicle control systems, battery system and power distribution units

* Both strategic and hands on; able to lead in execution as well as develop strategy.

* Able to make decisions independently and set direction for the team.

* Commitment to the highest standards of ethical behavior in self and others; commitment to inclusion and diversity

* Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required (20% of travel)

* Accomplished business leader with the ability to work successfully in a matrix environment

* Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills, at all levels

* Effective listener and communicator

* Proficient technical skills Microsoft Office; PowerPoint, Excel,

* Excellent dana analytical skills

* Demonstrated ability to be proactive and think forward

* Able to effectively interface with other disciplines in the organization to achieve results

* Demonstrated ability to drive results

* Proven excellent customer relationship management skills

* Ability to effectively lead a team

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 , Embedded Systems Validation Lead, Other , Novi, Michigan

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