Senior Hardware Integration Engineer at Magna International (Columbus, OH)
At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We're the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.
We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we're more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it's our talented people who lead us on this journey.
The Embedded Hardware Architect is responsible for the design and development of Embedded Control Units (ECU), including the selection and configuration of the processing unit. The embedded hardware architect will take requirements for performance and cost into consideration during the design of an optimal solution for the ECU hardware. The embedded hardware architect will work closely with the Electronics Design Engineers for the circuit design and circuit board development.
Lead all research, engineering and development activity within the area of embedded hardware. From project initiation and execution including technical and business aspects.
Aware of global trends related to automotive field in general and autonomous driving.
Experience with various automotive communication protocols such as LIN, CAN, CAN-FD, FlexRay, Single-pair Ethernet, SerDes, MIPI, RGMII, etc.
Fundamental Understanding of various types of embedded memory solutions such as LPDDR, SRAM, eMMC, EEPROM, etc.
Understanding of automotive sensors and systems such as cameras, radars, lidars, positioning solutions, and compute platforms.
Ability to perform the design and development of analog and digital hardware projects for cutting edge electronics for automobiles such as infotainment systems.
Good understanding of computer and machine vision solutions.
Embedded hardware development from small micro controllers to high-end multi core devices. All aspects from power supply, high speed interfaces to the latest and greatest trends in memory technology must be integrated.
In-depth understanding of power supply management for embedded systems (PMIC's)
Familiar with fundamentals of automotive electronics quality, reliability, and manufacturability.
Good understanding of functional safety both from a hardware and software development perspective.
Familiar with automotive standards for connectors and interfaces.
Design experience for EMC requirements and specifications.
Working level understanding of materials, mechanical engineering, and thermodynamics.
Master's degree in electronics engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, physics or similar required.
10+ years of recent experience working on actual product development either as a technical management, product/system architect or a developer.
Experience in the design, development, or integration of cutting-edge automotive electronics.
Deep technical expertise in an automotive electronics quality, reliability, and manufacturability, related to autonomous systems is preferred.
Strong knowledge and preferably hands-on experience in at least several of the following fields.
Processor architectures and cores, GPU, DSP, FPGA, etc.
Understanding of the fundamental terms of computer architecture and their benefits and drawbacks.
Good overview over recent processor / SoC products from major silicon suppliers.
Understanding of design and manufacturing of the silicon devices and you should be familiar with current silicon process nodes and their benefits and drawbacks.
Understanding of analog and power electronics, process for schematics design, board layout and manufacturing process for prototyping and series production.
Knowledge of automotive bus systems including the recent developments in multi-media-links, automotive Ethernet, basic knowledge of wireless connectivity, Bluetooth, mesh networks and GNSS systems.
Understanding of POSIX and OSEK OS for automotive software.
Software development process from bare metal assembler to complex software projects.
Understanding and hands-on experience of embedded operating systems.
Experience with procedural, functional, object oriented, and aspect-oriented programming, languages both interpreted and complied.
Experience with real-time control software for mission critical systems.
Must be able to travel internationally on an occasional basis
Valid driver's license
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear and use hands to finger, handle, and feel. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms and have adequate mobility to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds.
Required Responsible for working in compliance with the provisions of the Health and Safety Act as well as any rules or standards. Expected to exercise caution in all work activities and report any unsafe conditions, injuries, or near misses to the appropriate supervisor.