ZF Senior Software Engineer in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Senior Software Engineer

Division A - GEE ā€“ Engineering ā€“ Electronics


Job Description

Job Description

ZF advanced camera solutions provide safety systems such as Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Following Distance Indication (FDI), Lane Keeping assistance (LKAS) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW). These functions are realized with a forward-looking monocular camera mounted at the windshield in the region of the rear-view mirror. This position is responsible for the software development of Camera systems for the ADAS Business Unit.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for software tasks and deliverables throughout the entire software lifecycle including but not limited to requirements, software design, coding, unit testing, and defect resolution.

  • Follow a defined software process to ensure good quality and documentation as per SPICE or CMMI requirements.

  • Based on system requirements perform detailed software specification, design and development of complex safety critical features.

  • Configuration management: Check work on regular basis and create baseline for all major releases.

  • Tracking: Raise new open issues. Keep track and bring to closure assigned open issues.

  • Documentation: Issue release notes for all relevant baselines, software development plan, software requirement specifications (SRS) and software quality assurance plan.

  • Responsible for development of new products and changes to existing products.

  • Follow corporate quality process for documenting embedded code.

  • Work with hardware engineer to debug and validate design.

  • Assistance with other tasks as needed and determined by management.

Required Qualification

  • More than 8 years of experience developing embedded software for automotive safety applications.

  • Strong Development Experience with Strong Embedded knowledge

  • Proficient in ā€œCā€ language and have excellent oral and technical writing skills.

  • Experience in the following areas: Requirements Traceability, Software Configuration management tools, static analysis tools (such as QA_C, Polyspace), MISRA and generally accepted embedded coding practices.

  • Experience in the following areas is highly desirable; OSEK, experience with embedded module implementation of CAN and the use of CAN analysis tools.

  • Experience with ARM Cortex A and R Cores

  • Experience Embedded Linux and BSP or Embedded QNX and BSP

  • Experience with Real Time OS (Linux/QNX)

  • Knowledge of vehicle bus standards and experience with automotive software and device driver development are a plus.

  • Knowledge of Vector CAN tools (CANalyzer, CANoe) or equivalent (NeoVI).

  • Knowledge of configuration management tools: MKS or equivalent (e.g. PVCS).

  • Knowledge of requirement management tools (DOORS) and issue tracking system.

  • Adaptability to work in an international company on a project with teams in multiple countries.

  • Must be willing to travel moderately supporting internal and customer test trips.

  • Strong organizational/communication skill, ability to work within team environment.


  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or similar discipline

  • A Masters is preferred.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelors Degree in Engineering required

Experience and Skill Requirements

7 + years

Position Status

Salaried Full-Time

Functional Area



Farmington Hills




United States

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

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