Lumenance is seeking qualified ITS Research Engineers from the United States, Canada, or Mexico to join our team. We request anyone who feels they fulfill the following requirements to submit their resume with a cover letter. We are looking for engineers with prior vehicle product development experience in the automotive industry. The candidates must be capable of contributing to a fast-paced, project development environment for automobile design and manufacturing.
This position is in Michigan, USA. United States citizens and green card holders are requested to apply. If you are from Canada or Mexico, Lumenance will assist in the acquisition of the necessary US work visas. This is a contract engineering position.
Research new technologies and create new application ideas for ITS technology, particularly the connected vehicle domain.
Research new technologies and techniques to improve existing wireless technologies, such as DSRC and/or cellular, for safety, mobility, and other transportation-related applications.
Perform hands-on duties such as electrical wiring or mechanical installations, such as building test vehicles, and implement the new technology and/or applications.
Conduct both in-lab and in-vehicle test and data analysis.
Participate in internal / external brainstorming meetings to generate new application ideas.
Collaborate with device vendors, industry consortiums, universities, or other internal departments.
Minimum Qualifications / Experience
Must be a citizen of the United States, Canada, or Mexico.
4-year Bachelor of Science degree in any one of the following disciplines, or in a similar discipline: computer engineering, software engineering, electrical engineering, communications engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, physics, or mathematics.
Education in a combination of multiple disciplines or higher degrees are preferred.
Programming in C or C++.
Programming of embedded devices.
General engineering experimental and analytical skills using common tools.
Ability to interface devices at hardware level, especially within vehicle. For example: ability to build wiring harnesses and route wiring between the communication devices and the main ITS platform, design and build simple in-car mounting fixtures, etc.
Preferred Experience / Knowledge
Familiar with either telematics, networking, wired, wireless, in-vehicle, or V2V / V2I.
Familiar with communications protocols. (Examples: UDP, IEEE802.11, CAN, V2V, V2I, V2X.)
Programming for interfacing between devices. (Examples: reading sensor via serial port, processing an analog signal, etc.)
Experience with programming within Unix-based operating systems, such as Linux.
Experience with programming in MATLAB.
Have a passion to create and try new ideas.
Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
Work cooperatively with others.
Eager to quickly learn by searching and reading, by example, and by trial and error.
Take higher-level requests and ideas to completion independently.
Comfortable working in a multicultural environment.
Accepts some travel.
Accepts long hours on occasion.
Does not mind working on new and diverse things as opposed to developing perfection in one area.