Development Engineer (Detroit, MI)

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Transforming the Future with Convergence of Simulation and Data

Development Engineer

Job Summary:

Our client in Auburn Hills, MI is looking for a Development Engineer. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:
  • The Development Engineer is responsible for the development and validation of electric vehicle power electronics and electrified vehicle systems/devices for passenger cars and trucks.
  • The Engineer will develop efficient and cost effective power electronics using cutting edge technologies, the latest test and evaluation equipment/laboratory, and robust simulation tools.
  • Develop power electronic devices DVP & R.
  • Define and carry out all required development/validation testing to ensure achievement of all functional objectives and assure compliance to program goals.
  • Participate in supplier assessments and post-test inspection reviews, including detailed failure analysis.
  • Work closely with the chosen suppliers and manufacturing entities to ensure designs are robust to customer requirements, meet exact function, and are manufactural without defect.
  • Tests finished product for quality purposes and recommends changes to product specifications as necessary.
  • The Development Engineer will define and carry out all required bench development/validation testing to ensure achievement of all functional objectives and assure compliance to program goals.

Basics:
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in electronics and circuit design and/or development.
  • Thorough understanding of power electronics and devices.
  • DVP&R and DFMEA creation & execution experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Understanding of Electrical Engineering standards/protocols, and of power electronics/devices.
  • Highly motivated and self-starter.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Knowledgeable in AC/DC, DC/AC, DC/DC converters/inverters.
  • Knowledgeable in hardware/software integration.
  • Knowledgeable in CANalizer/Canoe Tools.

Preferred:
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering.
  • 2-5 years of experience.
  • Power electronics / electrical models, simulation experience, and FEA.
  • Power electronics specifications expertise.
  • Electric motor & powertrain controls experience.
  • Design and release experience.
  • Hybrid / high voltage experience.
  • Supplier program management experience.

How You Will Be Successful:
  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
  • Seek Technology and Business "First"
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks

What We Offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Free training on all Altair products

Why Work with Us:

Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer's toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today's problems into tomorrow's opportunities.

Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.

For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit altair.com

Ready to go? #ONLYFORWARD

At our core we are explorers; adventures; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world's most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and unchartered waters, we dive headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer's toughest challenges.

Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair's history demonstrations a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.
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Altair operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Troy, MI. Altair was founded in 1985. It has 3065 total employees. To see all 31 open jobs at Altair, click here.
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