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Software Engineer - Controls

Oak Park, MI

Posted: 11/07/2023 Industry: Software Developer Job Number: 38084

Job Description

We have a great client who is looking for a Software Engineer in Oak Park, MI!


This is a direct hire opportunity with an annual salary in the $115,000-$120,000 range.


This team is seeking Controls/Software Engineers to join our growing team. The Engineer will develop the requirements and manage the Tier 1 suppliers for the Body, Vehicle, and Gateway controls for our commercial and consumer vehicle platforms. This position reports to the Controls Director. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Hands on / detail oriented
  • Responsible for developing software and system requirements.
  • Knowledge of MATLAB, Simulink, and State flowchart
  • CAN-Bus, LIN, and Ethernet communication protocol
  • Manage Tier 1 suppliers of major ECUs in the Bollinger vehicles.
  • Develop unique solutions for various control problems for the Body, Vehicle and Gateway Control Domains.
  • Comfortable working with PHEV and BEV vehicle environments.
  • Actively engage with design engineering teams developing solutions to urgent product issues.
  • Familiarity with High Voltage EE system development and vehicle integration.
  • Identify and execute process improvements based on previous build and test data.
  • Troubleshoot vehicle controls issues throughout the duration of testing and production.
  • Excellent communication Team building and relationship building skills.
  • 8D, five whys, and fishbone process to diagnose complex issues.
  • Industry standards such as FMVSSS, NHTSA, DOT, NFPA, SAE, NEC, etc.
  • Manage, document, and enhance software products and implementation.
  • Work alongside technical leadership to organize technical roadmaps into achievable work.
  • Proactively identify and remove project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team.

Job Requirements

We are focused on building a great team and beyond the technical skills, we require humility and teamwork. We expect to work in the office full time, and we are a dog friendly company.

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics or Computer Software Engineering or equivalent from an ABET accredited or equivalent program is preferred.
  • 5 to 7 years relevant experience.
  • Good understanding of automotive OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) hardware and software requirements.
  • Demonstrated self-starter, proven track record of leadership, effective communication, and presentation skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and supervisory experience.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to multitask many assignments and coordinate testing on numerous vehicles.
  • Strong research/analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
  • Vehicle engineering experience and familiarity with vehicle component design, development, and manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of software validation test procedures and standards.
  • Electrical system design and manufacturing knowledge.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and root cause of electrical systems.
  • DFSS (Design for Six Sigma) Green Belt.


For immediate review, please send a copy of your resume to Ken Markiewicz at

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