G-TECH Services, Inc. Systems Engineer Controls in Dearborn, Michigan


  • This fun, fast-moving, innovative team is looking for candidates to support research and developmental efforts in this space utilizing the best systems engineering approaches and tools.

  • The role requires not only technical acuity but also soft-skills to negotiate functionality across a diverse project team.

  • Successful candidates will be experienced engineers who possess a track record of being strong independent thinkers who deal well with a mix of concrete tasks and ambiguity early on in new technology development and in a rapidly changing research environment.

  • Leverage model-based approach (e.g. SysML, Simulink/Stateflow/etc...) to architecting, defining, and analyzing complex systems involving a mix of hardware and controls

  • Develop and manage a set of core systems engineering work products including use cases, strategy concepts, requirements, robustness artifacts, and verification methods/plans/results

  • Facilitate design of the interfaces between the vehicle subsystems and manage the cascade and negotiation of the above with subsystem teams

  • Develop physically and empirically based models & simulations and use them to conduct design option and trade-off studies

  • Develop test plans and perform design verification tests on prototype vehicles or constituent systems, analyze results, provide recommendations and drive to implementation

  • Support the quality processes (requirements development, functional safety/ISO26262, fault tree analysis, FMEAs, P-diagrams, etc.)

  • Perform competitive analyses and maintain knowledge of emerging technologies in the automotive field

  • Present designs, challenges, implementation details, and results with excellent written and oral communications skills


  • Systems modeling (descriptive - e.g. SysML/East-ADL & analytical - e.g. Simulink/Stateflow/Excel/Dymola)

  • Requirements Development & Management

  • Interface development, specification, and management (physical, information, control, material, electrical)

  • Designing and conducting system component/design or strategy trade studies (preferably model-based)

  • One or more of the following analysis skills - Functional Safety, Failure Mode Avoidance/FMEA/FTA/etc, STPA/STAMP

  • 4+ years (combined) experience in a role involved in requirements definition, decomposition, systems or controls design, trade/concept studies, design verification & validation. This may include school or employer project work on which these roles/responsibilities were assigned.

  • 1+ years applied working experience with Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow

  • Experience applying Systems Engineering disciplines to the development of complex systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands on testing and problem solving in simulation, hardware in the loop systems, and prototype vehicles

  • Broad understanding of control system design and analysis techniques

  • Significant experience with Matlab, Simulink, & Stateflow in an applied industry environment preferred

  • Significant experience utilizing models to develop and verify mixed hardware & embedded software systems desired

  • Experience with CAN networks and tools (Canalyzer, Canape, etc.)

  • Applied project experience with model-based systems architecting languages, tools (SysML, MagicDraw, etc.), and associated methods

  • Skilled at working in large team environments and interfacing with technical experts

  • 2+ years experience in programming in high-level languages like (C/C++, Java, etc.). Experience in embedded development is a plus

  • Exposure to autonomous system or robotics development


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical / Computer / Mechanical / Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics, or related field

Preferred Education

  • MS or PhD. degree in Electrical / Mechanical / System Engineering / Autonomy / Robotics / Controls / or related technology field


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 77545

# of Openings 1

Recruiter Latrice Palmer

Category Controls

Recruiter Email lpalmer@gogtech.com

Job Location US-MI-Dearborn