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Simulation Engineer in Detroit, MI at Nelson

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Job Number: 2123429

Simulation Engineer

Greater Detroit, Michigan

Compensation: $100-$125K plus bonus


Our client is carving its path in the US automotive industry following their market-leading success overseas. They are adding a number of new engineering manager positions who will be responsible to develop a team and lead in the simulation development process that supports the broad ADS engineering community in the development of an autonomous vehicle. If you would like to be part of this exciting development team, please contact us!

Simulation Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to simulations team resources in the development of a robust ADS system providing methods and processes to enable testing in simulation from the entire system down to the smallest software/hardware unit in combination with systems and functional safety
  • Develop simulations Design of Experiments capable of interrogating system, subsystem and units from the perspective of their respective noise factors and provide identification of pass and fail results for the ADS engineering team.
  • Maintain and develop traceability and linkage between each of the systems and functional safety teams along with each subsystem ADS team to deliver a robust ADS and identify clear deficiencies and route cause.
  • Develop practices and process that ensure traceability, enable measurement and provide progress status for the entire ADS ecosystem
  • Work closely with ADS team and ADS leadership to develop and support an ADS ecosystem

Simulation Engineer Requirements:

  • MS in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of relevant software experience in industry
  • Automotive or similar simulation systems
  • Experience with C++ programming
  • Experience with Desktop UI Toolkits (Qt)
  • Experience with Computer graphics (e.g. OpenGL/DirectX)
  • Experience with Game engines (e.g. Unreal, Unity ...)
  • Augmented/Virtual/Mixed reality simulation desired
  • Computer vision or robotics toolkit (e.g. ROS, OpenCV, PCL) desired
  • Vehicle dynamics simulation (e.g. CarSim) desired
  • Strong Communication skills

Simulation Engineer

Greater Detroit, Michigan

Compensation: $100-$125K plus bonus

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