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HV Battery System Performance Engineer

Company: XALT Energy
Location: Auburn Hills
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Mid-Level Position. Minimum 3-4 years relevant professional work experience is desired.Job Summary:The Software Test Engineer will support the Software Validation of internally developed embedded software application as well as its various permutations required to meet our customer unique applications. The engineer shall work in the HIL and High Voltage Laboratory to design, implement, and execute validation test specifications and test plans at the integration and system levels. The Software Test Engineer will build a suite of validation test using state-of-the-art test equipment, test benches, and automation / scripting languages. The Software Test Engineer will track, monitor, and report on the status of test specifications for each software release. The Software Test Engineer will gain system knowledge in validation and testing of Battery Management System software for electrified transportation and industrial applications. The Software Test Engineer shall support the team members with all phases of software development projects and initiatives.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Own the Customer Interface level System DVPR.
  • Create Battery Management System-level validation test plans and test specifications.
  • Lead the effort to implement and execute algorithm performance tests, preferably automated.
  • Design, document, and manage test plans based on variants and software release level. Be responsible for deploying and maintaining this system.
  • Perform test cases on High Voltage Energy Storage Systems and/or Hardware-In-Loop tester
  • Automate new and existing test specifications using industry standard tools and processes
  • Develop IBM (Rational) DOORs infrastructure for linking validation testing to requirements
  • Build test reports and other documentation to support traceability and demonstrate validation which are robust to assessment under ISO 9001, ISO 26262, IEC61508, and relevant EN railway standards
  • Support the XALT Problem Management Process by participating in investigations, 8Ds work packages, and auditing SW changes required to rectify field issues in a timely manner.
    Position Qualifications:
    • B.S. or equivalent in one of the following: Electrical, Electronics, Software, or Controls Engineering
    • 3 years of applied experience in quality assurance methods (TS16949/QS9000 or ISO, ASPICE)
    • Exposure (certification preferred) to ISO26262, IEC 61508, or equivalent is a plus
    • Minimum 3 years' experience working with each of the following test and automation tools:
    • Energy Storage Systems (like AVL or ABC)
    • Automation Packages (dSPACE ControlDesk, Automation Desk, etc)
    • Vector CAN tools (CANalyzer, CANoe, CANape) and scripting tools (CAPL)
    • Experience working in software/system development processes and methodologies in regulated industry areas (E.g. Waterfall, Scrum, Agile, etc.)
    • The candidate is preferred 4 years of experience testing, "Automotive Quality" embedded systems.
    • Competency in reading C Code, Auto-generated C Code, and MATLAB / Simulink Models
    • Demonstrate ability to understand complex electronic and mechanical systems
    • Experience working with IBM / Rational DOORs Requirement Management Software
    • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills as well as interpersonal and presentation skills
    • Experience with statistical analysis of data in order to establish pass/fail criteria
    • Past High Voltage exposure or High Voltage training a plus.
    • History of designing equipment and hardware; using schematic and CAD programs to create plans for Test equipment a plus.
      Key Competencies:
      • Understanding of real time processing systems and common issues
      • Diligent documentation keeping skills
      • Self-driven and adaptive personality, performing as both project leader and individual contributor as the situation dictates
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, especially Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SharePoint
      • Builds safety, quality and compliance into all actions; committed to continuous learning and self-improvement
      • Occasional travel up to 5% of the time. In most cases, travel would be limited to day trips to Midland, Michigan for meetings

Keywords: XALT Energy, Detroit , HV Battery System Performance Engineer, Other , Auburn Hills, Michigan

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