ZF Automated Driving Co-Op - Algorithm Engineering in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Automated Driving Co-Op - Algorithm Engineering

Division A - GEE – Engineering – Electronics


Job Description

Company Overview:

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. ZF has a global workforce of approximately 138,300 at 230 locations in 40 countries. Working at ZF is more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to imagine and create global mobility for tomorrow – and beyond.

Are you up for the challenge?

Division Overview:

Electronics is increasingly important to vehicle safety. ZF is an expert in electronics, drawing on knowledge in every element of safety to deliver the latest stand alone and integrated technologies. Smarter cars are safer cars.

The remarkable power of Cognitive Safety Systems that help keep people safer relies on a suite of sensors and advanced electronics. Using proprietary algorithms, these intelligent systems sense, calculate and adapt to help drivers avoid or mitigate an accident. Incorporating this advanced awareness yields a higher level of safety, efficiency, comfort and convenience.

Job Description:

Within the Global Electronics Business Unit, a student will be an integral part of a skilled engineering team working directly on various assignments that are both technically challenging and educationally stimulating. Job assignments will be placed in the following area:

  • Advance Driver Assist Systems (ADAS)

  • Integrated Electronics

  • Sensor Technologies

  • Automated Driving Functions

  • Safety Electronics

Core Duties (may include not limited to):

  • Support the development of algorithms for automated driving by:- Tool development to support algorithm development or testing- Concept creation and verification of automated driving features- vehicle integration and testing

  • Assist software engineer’s development such as release process

  • Tests software designs and code at the unit and system level to ensure that all requirements are met and the highest software quality is achieved

  • Participate in internal design reviews

  • Read schematics and debug analog and digital hardware

  • Use oscilloscope and logic analyzer for trouble shooting

  • Attend code review

Required Education and Experience

Experience and Skill Requirements

Position Status

Co-op Student

Functional Area



Farmington Hills




United States

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran