Technical Project Manager / Application Architect Engineer


Auburn Hills, MI

Industry: Automotive.


Less than 5 years

Posted 374 days ago

  by    Anthony Van Ess

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Title: Technical Project Manager/Application Architect Engineer

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Type: Direct Hire

JDM Systems Consultants is an end to end IT solutions firm that has been in business for almost 30 years. We are a tier one supplier to General Motors, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Oakland County, Takata, Domino's Pizza, and many other organizations.

JDM is a world leader infotainment development and have a need for several Technical Project Manager/Application Architect Engineers for our Infotainment Group. 


Responsible for developing the requirements and design for connected services as applications working with the various internal/external suppliers/groups to get their specifications 

Tasks: Pulls the teams together to ensure the development and approval of the definition, requirement and design gates of new products and procedures to ensure all projects are delivered on time with a high level of quality.

Definition gate document include:

Customer Experience (CX) document

Feature/Service Pattern Map

Vehicle Integration (VI) Customer Functional Objectives (CFO)

Project Tailoring Document

Baselined Project Plan

Requirements/Design Gate documents include

System Functional Spec. (SFS) (includes copy/templates)

HMI - Logic & Flow


Component Functional Technical Spec. (CFTS)

Vehicle Functions (VF)

CAN DBC files

Head Unit API Spec.

App Functional Specification (AFS)

BRD - Business Requirements Doc. (ICT)

"Uconnect Style Guide (brand book)"

"Mopar Style Guide (web)"

Security Spec

Architecture Matrix

System Requirements Spec. (SRS)

Protocol Spec.

Application Requirement & Specification (ARS)

User Stories (to replace the RS as part of agile methodology)


Initial Test Cases

Change requests to update these documents. 

Review, approve or modify definition, requirements and design gate artifacts.

Owns all Change Requests and failure fixes that result in design changes

Coordinate activates of group with other departments or organizations.


BSEE, BSCS or Information technologydegree or equivalent. 

2+ years in automotive infotainment, telematics, or connected vehicle services

2 years in telematics connectivity development and design writing requiremnts and designs for connected services.

Requires strong leadership, management and technical skills to manage the external/internal suppliers/groups.

Technical skills include:

Vehicle and Connectivity architectural skills

Ability to review design and ensure they meeting best practices

Excellent Organization Skills

Ability to multitask and prioritize projects and tasks

Proficient in MS Office applications

Excellent communication skills

Ability to discern what issues need management escalation and when.

May be required to drive a company vehicle – valid drivers license & clean driving record required

May be required to travel – domestic & international (20%)

Preferred Skills

Java, Android or otherArchitecture knowledge to advise future direction

Master of Science in Electrical, computer, information technology or equivalent.

$80K - $130K