Renesas Sr. Staff Engineer - S/W in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Sr. Staff Engineer - S/W

Company: Renesas Electronics America Inc.

Country: US

State: MI

City: Farmington Hills


Business Unit: Automotive Solution Business Unit

Office: REA (Detroit)

Job Function: Software

Job Type: Permanent


This role will primarily focus on the development, maintenance, and support of several cockpit products being created by the Automotive Systems Cockpit Team. This engineering work may include:

  • Lightweight requirements analysis and management

  • Architecture and detailed design work for System and SW components

  • Technical ownership of System level and SW components, including development, documentation, training, and support responsibilities

  • Marketing and sales support for cockpit products as needed

  • This role will also support the creation of major demo properties such as the Renesas Connected Cockpit Vehicle (2017 Dodge RAM w/ custom cockpit install) for marketing events such as CES, etc…

  • This role will support US based customer cockpit programs, including:

  • Helping the local automotive marketing team respond to RFI/RFQ submissions from potential customers as needed

  • Helping answer technical questions from existing and potential new customers as needed

  • Technical development of HW and SW components and solutions as directed by potential customers (ie: pre-sales engineering)

  • This role will support the US based FAE organization by providing technical support and guidance as needed

  • This role may also contribute to various other cockpit team activities, such as roll-out of tools and processes, training, lunch and learn seminars, as well as legal and finance interaction and management.

  • Location: Farmington Hills, MI Office

  • Team: Automotive Systems Business Division (AST) – Advanced Cockpit Team (ASACO)

Required Skills/Experience:

  • At least BSEE/BSCE/BSCSE or equivalent

  • Strong technical skills surrounding SW development, including some exposure to embedded Linux and interest in Linux, Android, and embedded SoC development

  • Exposure to common cockpit toolchains such as GHS Integrity, Altia, QNX, etc… is helpful

  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • Attention to detail and follow-up

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 15-20 years of experience in Silicon industry

  • Business background/experience to complement technical skills

  • Automotive Industry experience preferred but not required

Nearest Major Market:Detroit

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