Validation Engineer in Northville, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 10/22/2019

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Job Description

 Validation Engineer 
Northville, MI


Our client is a leader in the automotive industry who is looking to add a Validation Engineer to their Advanced Development team. The Validation Engineer will lead validation efforts for Car Multimedia products

The Validation Engineer must have prior experience/exposure of device mirroring “edge case testing”?

Validation Engineer Requirements:

  • BSCS, BSEE or equivalent training in Software Development
  • Customer and team management experience required
  • 3 years minimum experience in embedded design/development and systems validation
  • Knowledge of Hardware in the loop testing
  • Proficient in the use of CAN tools (CaNoE, Vehicle Spy etc.) and standard Android SDK platform tools
  • Previous testing experience in automotive
  • Fluency in writing automated test scripts is desired
  • Working knowledge in open source Operating Systems is strongly desired (Linux, Android, , etc.)
  • Must have a comprehensive understanding of current and future automotive systems operation (e.g. eAVB, different flavors of CAN, Etc.)
  • Automotive industry experience strongly desired
  • Written, verbal, and cross-cultural communication skills.
  • Computer literate, especially in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Experience with Jira, Gerrit, and Agile Software Development

Validation Engineer Description:

  • Lead validation efforts for Car Multimedia products
  • Plan and deliver to a software release schedule
  • Create, manage and execute test plans
  • Perform functionality and regression testing
  • Coordinate and track validation activities. This includes analyzing and tracking feature complexity and required hardware & software combinations for all relevant components
  • Oversees, assigns and reviews work of lower level colleagues. Coaches and provides guidance, feedback and on-the-job training
  • Develop and Maintain test methods and models
  • Automate test scripts and work with setups to execute test procedures
  • Capture data and coordinate with development team when necessary to achieve an acceptable solution for debugging/troubleshooting issues
  • Report issues
  • Generate and release test reports
  • Conduct validation review meetings
  • Participate in feature/system technical reviews as appropriate
  • Collaborate with Feature Owners to ensure requirements are comprehensive and testable.
  • Participate in system DFMEA & Fault Tree Analysis, incorporating findings and learnings into validation plans.
  • Drive understanding of system failure mode into validation plans with the objective of reducing safety or compliance recalls.
  • Review quality related issues and provide initial approval of recommended improvements. Identify and implement process and product improvements, as needed.
  • Investigate and follow up on major or non-routine customer field complaints. Recommends and implements issue reproduction methods
  • Lead validation team through full SW development life-cycle
  • Document and track issues, maintain the list through the life of the program
  • Provide regular status updates of task progression and open issues to manager for project planning, tracking and oversight
  • Work on quality, design, development and release of validation deliverables per ASPICE standards
  • Support teleconference meetings with our design team in Japan (typically outside of normal working hours)
  • Limited travel to Japan for meetings with our validation team.
  • Limited travel to customers’ sites for engineering meetings and presentations.
  • Analyzes current processes, procedures and systems and makes recommendations for improvement
  • Support and make recommendations to improve Company policies and procedures.
  • Further the goals and positive, professional image of the Audio, Video and Communications group by analyzing current processes, procedures and systems and makes recommendations for improvement for own job.


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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