Director of Controls and Software Engineering at Hyliion

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Hyliion is looking for a Director Controls and Software Engineeering to join our engineering team in Austin. This full-time position offers the opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing company that is revolutionizing the trucking industry. We are seeking exceptionally talented individuals that are highly motivated to revolutionize an industry, reduce the use of fuel and have some fun. You will be joining an experienced engineering team in the design, simulation, implementation and testing of electrical powertrain systems. Reports to VP Software


Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Lead the development of Hyliion’s Controls and Software products for Class-8 truck applications
  • Production delivery of Controls, Requirements, Embedded Software, Cloud, Analytics, Mcom / HMI solutions
  • Manage Hyliion’s broad software initiatives including back-end, front-end and core value algorithms for hybrid and fully electric products
  • Work with outside engineering partners to delegate and track work packets while in parallel continuing to build the capabilities of Hyliion’s software and controls team
  • Manage team of senior managers delivering to quarterly production driven milestones
  • Apply automotive software development experience to ensure robust, seamless integration and certification of Hyliion products for class 8 truck applications
  • Develop and validate diagnostics for Hyliion’s commercialized product suite
  • Responsible for all software aspects of product certification
  • Support the creation of key APQP documents including FMEAs and DVP&Rs to drive product software reliability and robustness
  • Represent Hyliion and present technical papers at key industry conferences

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Expert knowledge level in:
    • AUTOSAR
    • ISO 26262
    • Software Processes and Quality Assurance
    • Software Requirements Management
    • Software Design and Automation
    • Software Testing Methods for Embedded Systems (MiL, SiL, PiL, RCP)
    • Security and Security Management Methods
    • J1939
    • Diagnostics / Prognostics
    • Cloud
    • Agile V-Model
    • Model based function implementation and integration
  • Experience in:
    • Battery Technologies & BMS
    • ADAS systems
    • Electrified Components including Motors and Motor Controllers
    • Conventional Powertrain and OBD Requirements
    • Vehicle wiring systems
  • Experienced with cloud services and API’s, particularly REST API’s
  • Experience with communications protocols like CAN, USB, ethernet, TCP/IP
  • Understanding of networking and networked-computing concepts is required; specifically, synchronization, race conditions and debugging communication protocols
  • Competency with modern collaboration tools (like Slack, Jira Service Desk)
  • Experienced with Atlassian products including Confluence, Jira and Bitbucket
  • Experienced with the agile development process
  • Expert in developing high-level software architectures
  • APQP toolsets including FMEAs and DVP&R
  • Strong follow-through and self-starting nature
  • Ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions
  • Position will involve travel visiting engineering providers and hardware suppliers
  • Ability to work well in a high-paced environment, set and meet appropriate deadlines
  • Ability to positively and effectively communicate with customers (internal and external), to address their needs promptly and to follow through on commitments

Required Qualifications:

  • 10-years of experience in an automotive electrification environment
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand, sit, use of hands to handle, feel, or reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to lift and/ or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision

Work Environment:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

 

FSLA: Exempt (Salaried)

 

Hyliion is committed to diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Location

Cedar Park is a suburb, about 16 miles Northwest of Austin, TX. The community offers an assortment of activities for families and friends.

What are Hyliion Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Parking
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
Relocation Assistance
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