Continental Automotive System Transmission System and Software group is responsible for the development of Transmission and Transfer case Controller Platform and Application Software.
The team provides embedded software content for production projects for multiple Automotive OEMs, and for Continental internal development projects.
The scope of the department activities include Transmission Software Architecture, HW / SW partition definition, Low Level Transmission Control Platform Software development, Transfer Case Control Strategy Algorithm development, Transmission Strategy Software development, Systems / SW integration and verification, and Software Tools development.
Scope of Responsibilities / Expectations :
Duties include :
Ability to understand and implement control strategy algorithms for transmission controllers
Modeling, simulation and testing of strategies
Perform Bench level design validation tests
Contributor to the design and implementation of automotive application SW to control various transmission and transfer case systems
Support the Program Management at quoting new businesses through suggestion of technical solutions and effort estimation.
Support exploration of new concepts and platforms.
Interface with System Algorithm engineers in US, Europe, and Asia reviewing system requirements to ensure the overall technical integrity of the SW product.
Real time embedded software development support next generation transmission control modules based on 16 / 32 bit Freescale microcontroller architecture, application software, integration support, testing and debugging support.
Integration of Application SW with low level Hardware Abstraction SW.
Perform reviews, analyze system and software requirements and test protocol.
Monitor and evolve the "state of the art" in embedded Systems and Software Development.
Facilitate cross team collaboration and knowledge sharing.
Drive common platform approaches including software, processes, and tools.
Required Skills :
BS in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering. MS Preferred.
Minimum two years of Engineering experience
Two years of experience with Modeling, simulation and testing of strategies
Two years of experience in C language programming
Minimum one years of experience using Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow / RTW or TargetLink
One year of experience in developing bench level DV test cases
One year of experience using calibration tools, and data logging tools, and the ability to analyze data.
Understanding of component driven System and SW development architecture.
Good written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Be able to learn the details of specific features from documentation, and review with design engineers
Self motivated, dedicated, focused, and be able to meet tight schedules.
Preferred Skills :
One year experience working with OBD requirements
Good understanding of Vehicle Dynamics
Knowledge of related key issues in CPU Utilization, Memory Management.
Good knowledge of Power PC microprocessor (MPC5xx, MPC55xx, etc.) architecture.
Experience with configuration management tools
Experience using Debugging Tools to troubleshoot the application strategies
Understanding of Transmission Control Systems.
Understanding of Transfer Case System.
Understanding of flash over Controller Area Network (CAN) development.
Hardware diagnostics and circuit protection implemented in low level software drivers.
Experience using DOORS, CANalyzer, CANape, INCA, ATI Vision or similar tools
Understanding of UML.