System Test and Validation Engineer

Visteon   •  

Van Buren Township, MI

Industry: Automotive.


5 - 7 years

Posted 235 days ago

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About Visteon

Visteon is a global company that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative cockpit electronics products and connected car solutions for most of the world’s major vehicle manufacturers. Visteon is a leading provider of instrument clusters, head-up displays, information displays, infotainment, audio systems, telematics and SmartCore™ cockpit domain controllers. Visteon also supplies embedded multimedia and smartphone connectivity software solutions to the global automotive industry. Headquartered in Van Buren Township, Michigan, Visteon has approximately 10,000 employees at more than 40 facilities in 19 countries. Visteon had sales of $3.16 billion in 2016.

Visteon is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

Our Vision

A top-three cockpit electronics player delivering a rich, connected cockpit experience for every car from luxury to entry.


Primary Responsibilities

Located at Grace Lake Corporate Center (GLCC) in Van Buren Twp., near Ann Arbor, Michigan, the System Test and Validation Engineer will directly report to Visteon’s Head System Validation, ADAS & Autonomous Driving manager.  Although the work location is in Van Buren Township, the System Test and Validation Engineer work with a globally dispersed team. 

Typical Duties

  • General understanding of testing concepts and test strategies for ADAS / AD systems
  • Requirements and system use cases analysis and transform into Test Specification and Test Sequences
  • Implement test sequences on the required test environment with open possibilities for any technologies or scriptinglanguages for automation
  • Run and debug test scripts on the required Systems Under Test and manage all debugging activities with minimum support
  • Support Bench testing with the Simulation along with the Hardware and executing automated tests-
  • Development of vehicle simulation models for HIL & SIL/MIL environments.
  • Deployment of vehicle models on real time HIL simulators
  • Report Test executions and results to project leaders with clear matrices
  • Debug and fix any blocking issues with test benches or rigs to keep projects deliveries on time, otherwise collaborate with external parties for fast responsesParticipation in the maintenance, configuration and adaptation of internal Vehicle Test Suite and System Test Suite.
  • Support in configuration of SIL and HIL test environments and also support in providing scripts and tools for further enhancements working together with simulation team.
  • Analysis and testing in the HIL and SIL set up with the Vehicle Data and providing feedback.
  • Participation in the process of maintenance, configuration and adaptation of system test suites for different functions.
  • Knowledge of vehicle simulation tools will be advantage (VIRES VTD, Carmaker etc..)
  • Support in establishing the Agile mindset and philosophy of Testing
  • Establishing ASPICE process across the projects responsible related to SW qualification and validation.


Degree Strongly Preferred:Bachelor’s  degree in Electronics, computer science, automation engineering, electrical engineering or similar with work experience of 5 years in SW or System Testing.

Desired Competencies/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics, computer science, automation engineering, electrical engineering or similar with work experience of around 5 years in SW or System Testing.
  • Very good in ROS, C/C++, Python and know how in Matlab Simulink in automotive embedded area.
  • Experienced using dspace HiL Systems (preferably dSpace Scalexio)
  • Experience with agile development & Testing (SCRUM, TDD or scaled versions in Agile).
  • Experienced in using DOORS, RTC, RQM or similar tools.
  • Previous experience as Simulation Test Engineer
  • Experience using Linux environment and managing the packages in the Test rigs.
  • Ability to understand the requirements and transfer that into Scenarios, test cases or testable scripts.
  • Must be flexible, dependable, self-initiative and capable of learning new products and technologies.
  • Ready to take up activities to support the team and the project in time.
  • Experience in working as a Simulation Engineer.
  • ISTQB or ISEB certification would be desirable.
  • Good to have research and/or development experience with ADAS or AD domain
  • Exhibits a positive attitude and confidence to handle risks associated with testing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English (necessary) and German (good to have) as well as to work on an international environment with a distributed team structure.
  • Self-motivated / self-starter with the ability to find creative solutions.

Special Requirements

The successful candidate will enjoy working with a global team that crosses a variety of cultures. Because team members reside in numerous time zones, the work schedule may require flexibility and meeting during the early morning or evening hours.

Visteon is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.