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


Renesas Electronics Americas (REA) is a dynamic, multi-cultural tech company where employees can learn, mentor and thrive. REA brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. We are developing technologies for the latest advances in mobile computing, secured connected devices, autonomous driving, smart homes and factories and more. Our solutions are at the heart of products developed by the major innovators around the world. Join us and be part of what’s next in electronics.

This role, located in our Farmington Hills, MI office, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Nearest Major Market:Detroit

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