Sr Electrical Engineer - Connection Systems

5 - 7 years experience  •  Automotive.

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Auburn Hills, MI
5 - 7 years experience
Automotive.
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

Moving Mobility Forward

Aptiv is making mobility real. We’re at the forefront of solving mobility’s toughest challenges. We have the people, experience, know-how and confidence to turn ideas into solutions. Solutions that move our world from what’s now to what’s next, while connecting us like never before. To us, nothing is impossible when you have the people with the passion to make anything possible. Mobility has the power to change the world, and we have the power to change mobility.

Join our Innovative Team

Want to do more than just imagine the ways our world will move tomorrow? Here’s your opportunity. Join the technology company that’s transforming the future of mobility today.

About Aptiv

Aptiv is a global technology company that develops safer, greener and more connected solutions, which enable the future of mobility. Headquartered in Gillingham, England, Aptiv has 147,000 employees and operates 14 technical centers, as well as manufacturing sites and customer support centers, in 45 countries. Visit aptiv.com

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Aptiv's Connection Systems team has an exciting Sr ElectricalEngineering Design position. This role will develop leading edge circuits and systems to solve automotive integration of wireless device charging and USB connectivity modules that outperform commercial products.

Electrical/Electronic Architecture

E/EA provides complete design of the vehicle’s electricalarchitecture, including connectors, wiring assemblies and harnesses, electrical centers, hybrid high voltage and safety distribution systems. Our Hybrid portfolio ENABLES high voltage power and electronics backbones that support increased vehicle content and electrification, reducing emissions and higher fuel economy through weight savings. It also includes infotainment and displays; 3D clusters, embedded Wi-Fi, navigation, Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) connection systems, etc. We enable Aptiv as a world leader in optimizing and customizing electricalarchitectures that take intelligent driving to new levels. Divisional HQ: Shanghai, China.

This position will be located in Auburn Hills, MI

Responsibilities:

• Design OEM products requiring circuits such as switch mode power supplies, power switches, Power amplifiers (Class D), wireless charging standards & circuits, HDMI receivers, USB hubs, embedded MCU, audio/video codecs, and wireless communications links based on standards based RF (e.g. 802.11n, Bluetooth) and proprietary infrared technology.

• Work directly with automotive OEMs and other Tier 1 suppliers to design products that meet customer functional, EMC and electrical requirements.

• Develop product schematics and oversee PCB layout.

• Develop new circuit building blocks and new components

• Negotiate Design Validation plan with the customer and manage its execution in the test lab.

• Conduct detailed benchmarking, competitive and cost-tradeoff analysis for area of responsibility

• Perform simulations, worst case circuit tolerance analysis, FMEAs, fault tree analysis and similar design disciplines

• Bench level debugging, testing and prototyping

• Analyze and operate with a consumer-focused and platform mindset in addition to utilizing excellent OE design practices

• Travel as required, 10-15% likely - some international

• Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis.

Basic Qualifications:

• 4 + years digital & analog design experience developing & deploying electronics and electronic circuits / systems

• Bachelors’ degree in ElectricalEngineering

Preferred Qualifications:

• MSEE degree

• Experience at Tier 1 Automotive Electronics Company

• Experience with typical industry practices and OEM customer requirements for design of electrical products

• Digital design experience with memory interfaces, display interfaces, IIS, I2C, SPI and other high speed serial communication interfaces such as USB 2.0, USB3.0, and HDMI.

• Analog design experience with analogcircuits including power amplifiers, audio, video, and power supplies. RF design capability (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC)

• Experience with simulation tools and schematic capture

• Experience with DVP&R Testing

• Experience using latest equipment including scopes, spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers and photonic testers

• Knowledge of proper design methods to reduce RFI, EMI and ESD to pass automotive specifications, and EMC / EMI protection circuitry.

• Strong working knowledge of SMT, heat sinks and injection molding

Traits we seek:

•Curiously investigate everything – ability to solving problems analytically, creatively and collaboratively

•Lead with confidence – thought leaders who empower those around them

•Learn by doing – an entrepreneurial mindset that’s driven by hands-on experimentation

•Embrace resilience – seeing every challenge as a learning opportunity and invitation to grow

Aptiv Rewards & Advantages:

•Competitive compensation with bonus potential

•Competitive health benefits

•401K with matching contribution

•Learning and development opportunities

•Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers

•Recognition for innovation and excellence

•Opportunities to give back to the community

•Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world

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