Lead HMI Engineer in Northville, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 10/29/2019

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 Lead HMI Engineer
Northville, MI


Our client is a leader in the automotive industry who is looking to add a Lead HMI Engineer to their Advanced Development team. The HMI Engineer will assist feature teams in HMI development

The Lead HMI Engineer must have at least 5 years of infotainment HMI experience

Lead HMI Engineer Requirements:

  • BS / MS Electrical and Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Min 5 years’ experience in embedded or systems engineering
  • Min 3 years customer working experience
  • Min 2 years working with requirement engineering
  • Functionalities within Instrument Cluster/In-Vehicle Infotainment domain
  • HMI/Application software development for infotainment platforms
  • In-vehicle communication (CAN/LIN) and Diagnostics (UDS)
  • Process supporting tools for defect management, calibration and programming
  • Experience with Jira, Gerrit, and Agile Software Development
  • Agile/Scrum methodology is a plus
  • Hands on experience on programming Java, C, C++, JavaScript, etc is a plus
  • Working knowledge in open source Operating Systems is a plus

Validation Engineer Description:

  • Promote and HMI engineering team in new HMI technologies, methodologies and tools.
  • Collect, and analyze user analytics from end user studies and in-vehicle testing
  • Provide S/W integration support to local engineers, customers, or off site teams
  • Utilize working understanding of software design
  • Assist customers, implementation teams, and suppliers in modifying/implementing HMI design
  • Plan and communicate feature development with feature team leads and software implementation teams
  • Document and track issues, maintain the list through the life of the program
  • Communicate information to assist hardware team in Japan
  • Plan and deliver to a software release schedule
  • Maintain files and distribution to customer and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate with Software team(s) to evaluate, implement and integrate HMI features
  • Requirements Management and Validation
  • Maintain and understand requirements documents.
  • Explain requirements to our design team
  • Creatively suggest additional features and requirements that a customer may want
  • Support sales team in determining future technology strategies.
  • Support teleconference meetings with our design team in Japan (typically outside of normal working hours)
  • Limited short-term travel to Japan for meetings with our design team.
  • Limited travel to customers’ sites for engineering meetings and presentations.


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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