Nippon Seiki is a world-class manufacturer of instruments for vehicles, agricultural, and construction equipment. Established in 1945, Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd. is headquartered in Japan, with numerous facilities worldwide. N.S. International, Ltd. ('NSI'), a group company of Nippon Seiki, located in Troy, MI, is a tier one supplier of instrument clusters and head-up display units for FCA US, General Motors, BMW, Honda, Harley Davidson, Suzuki, Polaris, Arctic Cat and other OEM's.
Purpose of Job
The Software Systems Engineer II is responsible to gather and analyze system requirements and create functional specifications for the embedded software design and development of automotive instrument clusters and heads-up display (HUDs). Perform system testing to ensure all requirements have been properly captured and implemented while meeting the customer’s delivery expectations.
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Education, Experience and Knowledge
Required and/or preferred level of education, knowledge and skills that are necessary.Education
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering with a minimum 3-5 years of experience, or a Master’s Degree and a minimum 0-2 years of experience in computer science or engineering with satisfactory completion of coursework in Embedded Programming, Embedded Controls and/or Embedded System Design.
Related Experience•Proficient knowledge of scripting languages (Perl, VB, Python, etc.) for development of automated testing.•Ability to use tools such as networking emulators, oscilloscopes, and test boxes to validate and test software functionality.•Ability to develop function specifications for software development.•Experience working with 32bit microcontrollers.•Knowledge of CAN communication interface and Vector tools.•Ability to create CAPL simulations for system-level development.•Ability to create a flash boot loader framework for embedded software reprogramming via USB, CAN, MOST, etc. •Knowledge of intra vehicle communication protocols including CAN/LIN/MOST/SPI/Ethernet (TCP/IP). Special Training or CompetencyNANSI Competencies •Adaptation/Flexibility: Includes keeping an open mind regarding new ideas and ways of doing things. Willing to consider alternative interpretations or ways of looking at the situation. Demonstrating flexibility.•Initiative/ Results Driven: Includes setting high standards of performance for self and others. Striving to accomplish goals even if it means personal sacrifice. Putting the goals of the organization above own goals.•Judgment/ Decision Making: Includes making decisions and takes actions that have beneficial impact. Effectively evaluating information in order to come up with sound conclusions and recommendations.•Resource Management: Includes setting clear objectives to guide action for self or others to accomplish goals. Organizing or adjusting information, people and materials to meet those goals.•Team Work: Includes encouraging and supporting the ideas and effort of others. Finding ways to help the team or group perform effectively.
Work HoursMonday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00pm. Off-hours as needed.Travel RequirementsUp to 5% international and/or domestic.Additional Information
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
N.S. International, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.