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Otis Elevator Company Model-Based Design (MBD) Test Staff Engineer in West Mile Rd, Michigan

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United States of America


OT556: Farmington Hills, 34705 West 12 Mile Rd, MI, 48331 USA

As the world’s leading provider of elevators, escalators and moving walkways we are in the business of moving more than 2 billion people every day on one of our products. At Otis, we move the world forward, and people are our most important asset.

Our newly established Model Based Design (MBD) team is now developing and maintaining complex end-to-end software systems including embedded, cloud, web, and mobile subsystems. In addition, the Otis software portfolio includes safety critical applications with rigorous verification, validation and certification requirements.

As a MBD Test Engineer, you will be a pioneer in the development of tools and processes as well as testing applications that control various elevator systems. As a model-based design test engineer, you will be developing tools to assist in developing algorithms as well as testing templates, scripts, and guidelines for verification and validation of control features and diagnostics used to keep Otis at the forefront of technology in the marketplace.


  • Work with model-based design algorithm engineers and software engineers to ensure their algorithms are robust, understandable, and testable

  • Develop and generate test software using MBD tools (e.g., MATLAB/Simulink) that:

  • Verify the required features and functional content

  • Ensure compliance to safety requirements, regulatory requirements, local building codes, and internal company policy

  • Develop test automation procedures at the function/model level (MiL/SiL/HiL testing) and at the system (“black box”) level

  • Define and maintain test systems used for HiL testing

  • Support the development of Standard Work

Qualifications (required):

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

  • Minimum 5 years post graduate experience working as a software or test engineer

  • Experience writing function and performance tests using MATLAB and/or C/C++

  • Must be highly motivated, a self-starter, agile thinker, who is excels at working collaboratively in a team environment

  • Experience with test automation software (e.g. LabVIEW, VeriStand, TestStand, MATLAB Unit Test, Simulink Test Manager)

  • Highly effective communicator

Qualifications (preferred):

  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science preferred

  • Experience working with rapid control prototyping systems (e.g. dSPACE MicroAutoBox)

  • Experience using a hardware-in-the-loop system for system verification and validation

  • Familiar with and experience working with ICE 61508 or ISO 26262 standards

  • Experience working on Agile teams

Otis is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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We go to great lengths to hire and develop the best people, and offer a supportive environment where employees are motivated and empowered to perform at their full potential. Today, we continue pushing the boundaries of what's possible to thrive in a taller, faster, smarter world.