Systems Engineer Controls
• Research and development of new technologies and features related to cross-functional, distributed systems • Lead projects with regard to new technology and features, delivering to internal Ford teams • Ability to build and create system-level prototypes (mechanical, electrical hardware/software, user experience, etc.) to showcase new features, technologies and ideas • Actively ideate and invent enabling technology and strategies as needed for requested new features • Interface with cross-functional teams including Ford and supplier Body, Chassis, Electrical Engineering, etc. Teams for feature development, maturation and decision-making • Work with Human-Centered Design (HCD), User Experience (UX) and related engineers to define optimal user experiences for requested features and/or technologies • Develop and share relevant technical documentation, presentations, use cases with respect to responsible features/systems/components/modules • Propose, architect and specify system-level designs, implementations and requirements with respect to responsible features/systems/components/modules • Perform competitive analysis and maintain knowledge of emerging technologies in the automotive, consumer and commercial fields • Tryout different feature development methodologies/approaches and drive process improvements to facilitate expedited delivery of features
• Systems Engineering background or broad engineering skillset/interest • Ability to bring new technologies from concept to implementation in a short time period • Knowledge and interest in new technology products and cutting-edge features in automotive, consumer and commercial spaces • Ability to work independently, be proactive, be self-motivated and eager to take responsibility to deliver results • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent tasks • Experience with rapid prototyping tools & methods • Experience with automotive development tools • Software development and DIY/Maker tools and platforms (Arduino, Raspberry Pi, etc.) • Excellent oral and written communication skills • 3D CAD packaging experience and/or experience in CATIA or other similar programs • Automotive electronic control modules design and development experience • Strong knowledge of automotive electrical systems and how electrical components interface with complex vehicle systems
3+ years of experience with development of customer-facing features or new technologies
Usage experience with MagicDraw, Enterprise Architect, Rhapsody and/or Simulink
Bachelor' s Degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related degree
Master' s Degree in an Engineering discipline
Rates are commensurate with skills and experience
Eric is a Technical Recruiter for Contract Professionals, Inc. He supports the defense recruiting team by sourcing candidates, researching new recruiting channels, pre-screening candidates, and coordinating interviews. Eric and his team members strive to assist transitioning military personnel and veterans as they transition into civilian life. Their goal is to help their candidates match military skills and experience with a rewarding career in their areas of expertise.
Eric obtained an Associate of Science in Software Engineering and he has a strong background in information technology.