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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Auburn Hills - Michigan - USA

Apr 30, 2022

Full time


Reliably delivering what’s needed today

There are few challenges as important today as creating solutions that support a cleaner, more energy-efficient world. This requires a commitment to constantly improve the transportation of people and things.  We, at BorgWarner, made that commitment decades ago and have since been creating technologies to improve efficiency, emissions and performance in all types of vehicles.

Constantly pursuing what’s next

Our proven track record has made us industry leader in clean, energy-efficient propulsion system solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. We uncover strong trends and use smart science and technology to address a future based on varying regulations, consumer demands and automaker requirements.

Product leadership that’s changing the world

Our employees have earned trusted partnerships with customers and suppliers around the world.  We leverage these relationships to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges at hand and then do what it takes to develop the next solution.  Our strong operations and commercialization expertise result in high volume availability of competitive, efficient products that truly drive change.

BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems is currently looking for “dynamic, results driven” individual to join as a Embedded Software Engineer at our Customer Technology Center Michigan (CTCM) in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Position Summary:

In this role, and under direct supervision of the Software Group Manger, the Embedded Software Engineer will be responsible for design, development, documentation, and verification of Automotive Software Architecture and Function Algorithms related to Power Electronic Diagnostic & Control modules to meet customer, internal, and regulatory requirement in a fast-paced start-up like environment within a Fortune 500 Organization.

Job Duties:

  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to develop requirements, write, test, and document embedded software.
  • Work with the project team to meet delivery schedules
  • Follow automotive software design/code/test processes and standards (ASPICE)
  • Interface and Coordinates with Systems engineering to ensure software requirements are documented appropriately and analyzed prior to software design and implementation
  • Assist in debugging through established problem solving techniques and debug on bench
  • work closely with system Diagnostics architecture and controls group to design Diagnostics Service mechanisms
  • Participates ins ECU design reviews with internal cross-functional engineering group, suppliers, and customers


  • B.S. or Master of Science Degree in Software Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineering, Embedded Software Engineer or similar field
  • 1+ years' experience with vehicle embedded systems and functions preferably on high voltage power electronics products
  • Experience with software, modeling/Autocoding and simulation tools such as Matlab / Simulink
  • Experience in configuration, release & build management, and extensive AUTOSAR & Plastic knowledge
  • Deep knowledge of automotive systems and software development processes using the V-Model for both design and verification/validation activities
  • Experience with Activity Management Software (i.e. Jira) and Requirements Management Software (i.e. Polarion)
  • Experience with power-electronics and high voltage traction inverters
  • Working knowledge of AUTOSAR Architecture(s) and configuration(s)
  • Knowledge of AGILE development methodologies
  • Willingness to travel 5-10% as required to support customer and internal needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with embedded platforms, microcontrollers, A/D converters and digital logic
  • Experience with controlling automotive BLDC motors, solenoids and sensors
  • Exposure to software quality processes (ASPICE, CMMI, IATF16949)
  • Experience with Activity Management Software (i.e. Jira) and Requirements Management Software (i.e. Polarion)

BorgWarner Competencies:

  • Drive for Results
  • Team Player
  • Decision Quality
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Problem Solving
  • Action Orientated
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Informing
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Listening
  • Perspective
  • Problem Solving


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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