Infotainment Lead Engineer 1 in Warren, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/7/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 55546

Integration and Test for Infotainment Systems – 55546

The energy at our company is contagious. We’re driven by our immense passion, as we constantly seek out challenges and identify new opportunities. We work hard to connect with our customers and earn their loyalty for life. Bring your talent to our company – our opportunities for growth span the globe. We will give you the training and opportunities to unleash your ambition.

This is a test execution role where you will contribute to the development and test of embedded software for company Infotainment components. This includes execution of automated and manual tests on benches and in vehicles. The testing will utilize a mixture of traditional and Software Behavior Test methods.
The ideal candidate is typically early in their career and motivated to face challenges. This is a fast-paced role. The candidate will experience new things on daily basis and flexibility will be key to their success.


  • Responsible for executing both manual and automated test scripts to verify Infotainment subsystem functional and performance requirements.
  • Configure benches to support specific test scenarios
  • Characterize and document defects including identifying steps to reproduce, linking failures to requirements, and collecting all associated test logs
  • Interact with multiple engineering disciplines (Systems, Software Development, Validation, Suppliers) to define support defect resolution
  • Provide report outs to senior leaders regarding System/Subsystem bench testing progress
  • Update test cases as required
  • Experienced in all aspects of Design and Development of Automotive Electronic Controllers (ECUs), especially of Audio Systems, their application and integration in Vehicle Design
  • Experienced with Software and Calibrations work and Vehicle Serial Data Communication using LAN, LIN, and MOST networks.
  • Pro-actively interact with multiple tier 1 suppliers to coordinate software build release
  • Define and document system level issues between components of the subsystem
  • Interact with suppliers to resolve system issues
  • Review test logs to determine where subsystem issues reside
  • Coordinate system software releases to other development groups within the company
  • Run integration meetings, create minute, create and track action item lists
  • Travel as needed to support suppliers
  • Troubleshoot Captured Test Fleet issues

Must Have Skills

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering; preferably from a top 100 University
  • 0-3+ years of experience; For a recent graduate, will look for Android experience. For candidates with 2-5+ years of experience, will look for relevant Infotainment experience.
  • Ability to manage complex problems and propose solutions


  • Understanding of Vehicle Electrical Architecture and Subsystem/Features in the Infotainment domain
  • Experience with LAN/CAN vehicle communication system and CAN based monitoring tools.
  • Understanding of Object Oriented Programming
  • Strong Project Management and Organizational skills
  • Understanding of Object Oriented Programming
  • Strong Project Management and Organizational skills
  • Ability to speak the Chinese language a plus

Soft Skills

  • Ability to manage complex problems and propose solutions
  • High level of oral and written communication skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others

Preferred Work Schedule:    First shift; Flexibility for core hours
Physical Required:    No

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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