G-TECH Services, Inc. Powertrain Controls Engineer - Intermediate in Auburn Hills, Michigan


  • This key position modifies or creates production software for the Global Power-train Electronic

  • Control (GPEC).

  • They work in multi-disciplinary "Centers of Excellence (CoEs)" who are responsible

  • for delivering embedded software for the GPEC ECU family.

  • Provide status on changes to the components he/she is responsible for related to "Vehicle Functions (VFs)"and issue resolution status to Vehicle Controls technical lead, a COE Leader, or Project Management Coordinators (PMCs).

  • They will participate in issue investigations, algorithm development and support FMEA development for new control strategies with system engineers.

  • They will use software engineering process to develop the vehicle control software, Model-In-the-Loop (MIL), Lauterbach and Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) instrumentation or a vehicle or other data sources to perform unit test of the new software.

  • The successful candidate will participate in CPU bandwidth testing and ECU memory usage reporting; work with various Configuration Management tools, Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) test equipment, and an internal Calibration database tool; and develop, update and maintain process and procedure documents.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Computer Engineering, Computer Science,

  • Applied Physics/Mathematics

  • 3 years of automotive engineering experience of embedded Controls/Software experience, however

  • an advanced degree and/or academic research in a related field may count towards experience

  • requirement

  • Demonstrated adherence to a defined software development process

  • Familiarity with microprocessor based controls and development tools (emulators, debuggers, etc.)

  • Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow experience

  • Powertrain Controls / Software experience

  • Experience with Motorola/Freescale 32bit processors

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong experience working in multidisciplinary teams

  • Strong project coordination skills

  • Flexibility must be able to adapt to changing environment with minimal effect on productivity

  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels of management

Preferred Qualifications

  • dSpace TargetLink / Embedded Coder experience

  • Experience with Motorola/Freescale 32bit processors

  • Experience adapting application software into vendor/OEM Software

  • Experience with AutoSAR and/or dSpace's System Desk

  • Experience with Hard Real time embedded applications

  • Experience with Controller Area Networks (CAN)

  • Automotive experience either at work or university, such as Formula SAE, SAE EcoCar, or other


  • Will be required to drive a company car.

  • A valid driver’s license is required as well as a clean driving record.

  • Will be required to travel domestically and internationally up to 20%


G-TECH Services, Inc. is a leading certified recruitment and placement firm that specializes in providing highly skilled staff in technical fields such as engineering, IT, procurement, finance and accounting. We have well-established relationships with some of the most respected companies in the country and know our clients’ job requirements and corporate cultures. Once we understand your experience and career aspirations, we aim to connect you with the right opportunity.

At G-TECH, we embrace a personalized approach to professional staffing, recognizing the important link between employee and employer satisfaction. We work tirelessly to connect qualified job seekers with positions that align with their career goals, skillsets and personalities. Upon placement, we support our employees throughout the duration of their assignments, providing them with a direct point of contact who serves as a dedicated advocate and sounding board. As our employees can attest, this approach is consistently effective in bettering the contract employment experience.

At G-TECH, our mission is simple: we are dedicated to connecting great people with great places to work.

ID 77263

# of Openings 1

Recruiter Bridget Wilkie

Category Powertrain

Recruiter Email bwilkie@gogtech.com

Job Location US-MI-Auburn Hills