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Transmission Controls Engineer

Description:
AKKA is searching for a Transmission Controls Engineer to join our team in Auburn Hills. This is your chance to work for one of the top automotive manufacturers in the world!

The Transmission Controls Engineer - Intermediate will be responsible for following agile development methods to support the design, development, implementation and testing of various drive strategy controls specifically related to shift scheduling, tcc release/lock-up, but may also include line pressure control, shift-by-wire, signal integrity and management, shift lever analysis and implementation.  This role also has the possibility to support product reviews on current/advanced transmission products to ensure controls are implemented to meet controllability, robustness, and durability requirements as well as propose/design algorithm changes as needed. Responsibilities include but not limited to: 
 
•                 Design and develop transmission control algorithms and validate these changes for production implementation
•                 Create requirements for implementing these algorithms into transmission software
•                 Perform verification and validation of these algorithms using SIL/HIL and in vehicle.
•                 Establish and execute design verification plans for control logic development
•                 Conduct design failure mode effects analysis for control logic changes
•                 Support transmission hardware improvements, cost reduction efforts through control logic development and other quality initiatives
•                 Support transmission calibration efforts by contributing to calibration guide and base calibration development
•                 Support calibration verification and release transmission calibrations for production
 
  Requirements:  
• Bachelor of Science in Computer, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering
• Minimum 3-5 year of engineering experience, however, an advanced degree and/or academic research in a related field may count towards experience requirement
• Basic understanding of powertrain functions (transmission, engines, driveline)
• Good overall knowledge of transmission control systems related to drive strategy, shift scheduling, shift-by-wire, signal filtering, oil budgeting, and shift lever analysis
• Experience in standard development tools, modeling/simulation/development/testing/validation
• Experience in standard productivity tools (MS Office Suite)
• Outstanding interpersonal and problem solving skills
• Self-starter who is able to work cross-functionally with other organizations
• Highly motivated individual with a track record of "getting things done"
• Basic knowledge in micro-controller hardware and embedded software
• Must be able to work with multiple disciplines (mechanical, electrical and controls)
Must be a US Citizen

 
Preferred Requirements 
 
• Advanced/Master degree in Engineering
• Deep understanding of powertrain functions and Controls Algorithms focused on conventional combustion engines interfaces with transmissions
• Minimum of 5-10 years of powertrain development experience
• Subject matter expertise in transmission controls or specialist in one or more of the following areas:
• Line Pressure control
• Transmission Oil Budget Analysis
• Transmission Oil Usage modelling
• Shift Scheduling
• Shift-By-Wire
• Signal Filtering/Conditioning
• Shift Lever analysis and implementation
• Knowledge of "C" programming language utilized in embedded code as well as MATLAB/SimuLink, Amesim, Borland/MSDN, Lauterbach
• Working experience with automotive development/calibration tools (ETAS, INCA, CDA, Vector, DOORS)
 
 
Job Number: 2010116016
Job Location: Auburn Hills, MI
Duration: 5 months
Input Date: 07/08/2020
Last Updated: 09/25/2020
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: B.T. Mastin
Address: 2154 N CENTER ST STE 405D
City, State: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
800 Phone: 866/224-2745
Email: southeastjobs@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003OwdFQAS&URLSource=cjhunter

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