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Engineer Electrical - 5065 in Saginaw, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/22/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 50894

Electrical Applications Engineer

Position Description:

Job Requirements:

• Integral contributor to a team of highly motivated engineers in the development of electrical controller modules for advanced steering systems.

• Support a Lead Electrical Application Engineer in facilitating software engineering interface to the OEM’s.

• Coordinate formal release of embedded software and vehicle calibrations.

• Create and release component specifications for software or electrical controllers on leading edge technologies such as rack and pinion electrical power steering, steering column-based assist, automated driving and/or agriculture.

• Interface with software project management and cross-functional teams to meet project deliverables for design, quality, reliability, and cost.

• Provide input to internal teams developing DFMEA’s and system level DVP&R.

• Perform bench-level evaluations on new features and software content.

• Work with customer’s prototype operations on delivery of cutting edge technologies for OEM vehicle testing.

• Contribute to problem solving activities regarding complex hardware / software design challenges.

Skills Required:

• Educational focus in design/development of electrical systems in hardware and/or software.

• Excellent problem-solving skills.

• Proficient written and verbal communication skills.

• Experience with embedded system microcontrollers.

• Ability to work in a team environment.

 • Proficient with Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Skills Preferred:

• Familiarity with automotive communication protocols (CAN, LIN, Flexray)

• Familiarity with basic tools that apply to CAN networks.

• Familiarity with DOORS/requirements management tools.

• Familiarity with Matlab and Simulink.

• Functional understanding of C programming language.

• Automotive engineering experience.

Experience Required:

3 - 5 years of relevant experience.

Education Required:

• Degree: Bachelors of Science • Major: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Physics or Biomedical Engineering


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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