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Software Engineer

Deer Park, Illinois Continental AG Group

About Continental With sales of 40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 230,000 employees in 56 countries. In the Powertrain Division we integrate innovative and efcient powertrain system solutions from today and tomorrow for vehicles of all categories. Within the vision of Clean Power, our products make driving not only more affordable and environmentally friendly, but also more comfortable and enjoyable. We offer our customers a comprehensive selection of products ranging from gasoline and diesel injection systems, turbochargers, engine management and transmission control systems to sensors and actuators. Exhaust aftertreatment, fuel supply systems as well as systems and components for hybrid and electric drives complete our portfolio. There are two main impulses for the advancement of drive technologies: Firstly, active climate protection, in particular the reduction of CO2 emissions and exhaust gases. And secondly, the increasing need for individual mobility, which results in various requirements for vehicles and drive systems. The Powertrain Division has more than 35,400 employees working at 54 locations in 19 countries.

Auto req ID 96327BR

Job Title Software Engineer

Country United States

Posting Location Deer Park, IL

Job Description OVERVIEW
Continental Automotive System Transmission Software group is responsible for the development of Transmission Controller Platform, Transfer Case Controller Platform, and Application Software. The team provides embedded software content for production projects for multiple Automotive OEMs, and for Continental internal development projects.

The scope of the department’s activities include Transmission / Transfer Case Software Architecture, HW/SW partition definition, Low Level Transmission / Transfer Case Control Platform Software development, Transmission / Transfer Case Strategy Software development, Systems/SW integration and verification, and Software Tools development.

** Contributor to the design and implementation of low level and application SW to control various transfer case systems.
** Realtime embedded software development to support next generation transfer case control module based on 16/32bit Freescale/NXP microcontroller architecture, device driver development and application software integration support, testing and debugging support.
** Integration of third party datalink protocol application SW. Integration of Application SW with low level Hardware Abstraction SW.
** Perform code reviews, analyze software requirements and test protocol.

** Support the Program Management at quoting new businesses through suggestion of technical solutions and effort estimation.
** Interface with System, Hardware, and other Software engineers to review and understand the software requirements to ensure the overall technical integrity of the SW product.
** Monitor and evolve the "stateoftheart" in embedded Systems and Software Development.
** Facilitate crossteam collaboration and knowledge sharing.
** Drive common platform approaches including software, processes, and tools.
** Support exploration of new concepts and platforms.

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity.

** BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering.
** Minimum 2 years of Embedded Software Engineering experience.
** Minimum of 2 years of experience programming in C.
** Understanding of component driven SW development and architecture.
** Minimum of 2 years of experience utilizing debugging tools to troubleshoot real-time embedded systems (Debugger, LSA, Oscilloscope, and Signal Generator).
** Hardware and Software troubleshooting skills.
** Working knowledge of embedded software, operating systems, interrupt handling and communication drivers.
** Good written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
** Experience reviewing specific features from documentation, and reviewing with design engineers
** Selfmotivated, dedicated, focused, and be able to meet tight schedules.

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity.

** Minimum 4 years of Embedded Software Engineering experience.
** 4+ years of experience programming in C.
** 3+ years of experience utilizing debugging tools to troubleshoot realtime embedded systems (Debugger, LSA, Oscilloscope, and Signal Generator).
** Power PC (MPC5xx, MPC55xx, etc.) and Arm Core (S32K, etc.) microprocessor software development experience.
** Experience with lowlevel drivers, processor Boot software, and CAN communication protocols.
** Experience developing in a preemptive multitasking environment, with knowledge of related key issues in CPU Utilization, Memory Management.
** Experience with configuration management tools
** Familiarity with calibration tools, and datalogging equipment, and the ability to analyze data. CAN driver development and implementation.
** Implementation of Bootloader.
** Basic knowledge of assembly level software
** Understanding of Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow.
** Understanding of Transmission and Transfer case Control Systems.
** Understanding of Controller Area Network (CAN) development.
** Understanding of OBD.
** Tools: MKS, DOORS, CANalyzer, CANape, INCA, ATI Vision
** Understanding of UML.

EEO Statement EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to **************************************************** or contact US Recruiting at ************.

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