Systems Engineering Manager

Lear   •  

Southfield, MI

Industry: Manufacturing


11 - 15 years

Posted 116 days ago

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Lear’s Low Power Electronics organization develops a variety of systems including Remote Keyless Entry (RKE), Passive Entry, Seat Controls and Gateways.   The Manager of Low Power Systems Engineering will build and lead a team of systems engineers in Southfield, Michigan responsible for the specification, design, and validation of Lear’s low power electronic products.  The position will also collaborate with Lear’s low power engineering Global teams to develop leading technology solutions efficiently and with top quality performance.  The position reports both to Lear’s regional Director of Software & Systems engineering and to Lear’s regional Director of Low Power Electronics Engineering.    


Job Responsibilities

  • Build and develop a team of systems engineers with specialized technical skills in low power automotive electronic systems, including Remote Keyless Entry (RKE), Passive Entry, Ultra Wide Band, Seating controls and Gateway modules.
  • Lead the team in executing customer and advanced development projects aligned to Lear’s ASPICE and ISO26262 compliant development processes, including:
    • Working with external (customer) and internal project teams to specify, clarify, confirm and manage all product/system level requirements in customer and advanced development projects, including functional safety and cybersecurity requirements
    • Working together with hardware and software engineering to define optimal electronic hardware architectures, including microcontroller and peripheral chipset selection
    • Allocating and/or partitioning system requirements between hardware and software, and supporting the development of product hardware/software integration specifications
    • Ensuring product quality and a product quality mindset through disciplined application of peer reviews, system-level FMEA/risk analysis, and system and vehicle level validation testing
  • Manage and track the allocation of low-power systems engineering resources across all customer and advanced development projects
  • Ensure that Lear maintains industry leading technology and technical know-how in low-power automotive electronic systems


  • 10+ years of experience in the development of automotive embedded systems
  • 5+ years of experience in requirements engineering., application development, and system validation
  • Demonstrated experience leading the execution of development projects according to ASPICE, ISO26262, and model-based development processes
  • Passion for relentlessly working with engineering teams to solve complex technical problems and ensure product quality
  • S.E. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or Compute Science required. M.S.E. preferred.
  • Fluent in English. German speaking a plus.