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Systems Architecture Engineer

Auburn Hills - Michigan - USA

Apr 30, 2022

Full time


Position: Systems Architecture Engineer
Location: Propulsion Technical Center  - Auburn Hills, MI

About us

BorgWarner is a global product leader in delivering innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the vehicle market. We are a company of innovators and independent thinkers that brings together talented employees, meaningful work and amazing technology in a unique environment. At BorgWarner we constantly work towards our vision of a clean and energy-efficient world.

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Job purpose

BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems is currently looking for a “dynamic, results driven” individual to join as Systems Architect supporting the Systems Engineering competency at our Propulsion Technical Center (PTC) in Auburn Hills, MI.

The Systems Architect is a key role with the systems engineering team, delivering integrated hybrid and electrified vehicle solutions. The Systems Architect defines the overall architecture of the system and the internal and external interfaces of the sub-systems, based on cascaded system requirements. The role requires a model based development approach to static and dynamic architecture, using an industry standard toolset.

Key responsibilities

  • Estimates, plans and tracks effort related to systems architecture tasks and deliverables
  • Defines and documents assumptions and constraints
  • Documents the architectural approach for the assigned projects
  • Defines concept and scope
  • Creates the systems architectural design
  • Creates static and dynamic architecture models based on the defined architectural approach
  • Ensures traceability and consistency of architecture artifacts to system and sub-system requirements
  • Supports reviewing and approving system requirements, related to architecture.
  • Drives reviews of architecture work products
  • Works with the system integrator to ensure defined interfaces test coverage
  • Drives process adherence of the BW ASPICE based process for the assigned roles
  • Works collaboratively within a team environment

What we’re looking for

  • Required
    • Bachelors degree in an Engineering discipline
    • 3+ years working in a systems engineering role, using model based / SysML tools for architecture development eg. Sparx EA, IBM Rhapsody, ANSYS Scade etc
    • Product development experience, delivering production ready engineering solutions to customers.
  • Preferred
    Experience using task management tools eg. JIRA, IBM RTC
  • Use of industry standard requirements management tools eg. Polarion, IBM DNG, MKS
  • ASPICE and ISO26262 process awareness and experience working within a role based, process driven culture.
  • Prior automotive experience being part of a full product development lifecycle
  • Technical knowledge of electric motors, inverters and drivetrain components

What we believe

  • Inclusion - We value diversity in people, ideas, and experiences.
  • Integrity - We believe in transparency, authenticity, and depend on each other to deliver what we promise.
  • Excellence - We contribute to our developments by seeking knowledge and sharing information.
  • Responsibility - We care about our local communities and the global environment.
  • Collaboration - We are one BorgWarner.

Join the company that is creating solutions that support a cleaner, more energy-efficient world

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This position will adhere to the Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner Safety Policy Manual.  This individual will work in a manner that stresses the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses.  He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and co-workers.  In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to their immediate supervisor.

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