Supplier Spotlight

Video Exclusives

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 laps Nürburgring in 7 min 21 sec

gtr

Hand-assembled by Special Vehicle Operations and fitted with a 600ps 5-liter supercharged V8, Jaguar’s production-intent prototype has broken the lap record for a four-door sedan by 11 seconds.


Chevrolet expands performance line-up

gtr

Chevrolet details its ZR2 concept and race development truck as the company continues to redefine the segment


Click here/on image to watch video

Which technological development has impressed you most this year? 

Recruitment

« back to listing

Embedded Powertrain Control Software Engineer(Volvo)

Hagerstown, MD, United States

Salary: competitive

Position Description


Summary
Volvo Group Trucks Technology, Powertrain Engineering is seeking a Software Engineer to work closely with the local team, as well as the global team, to develop control strategies for the engine and emission after treatment control systems for heavy duty, medium duty and hybrid engine applications. This position will be based in Hagerstown, Maryland and will require occasional domestic and international travel.

The successful candidate should be an engineer with at least 3 years of experience in system modeling and software development, as well as an understanding for the system breakdown. A solid understanding of the physical behavior of the engine and exhaust aftertreatment system and their connection to the control systems, including simulation experience is required. Knowledge of onboard diagnostics and how it relates to the systems is also a desired competence.

Since the candidate will be a communication cornerstone in the local and global Volvo community, they need to enjoy interacting with people of diverse cultures and organizational belonging. An appreciation for common global solutions is required. Volvo Powertrain provides engines for the Volvo Group, which makes it important to keep global solutions for as many applications as possible. This strategy will limit the number of variants to verify and maintain. The successful candidate must also realize the importance of customer, production, and quality
requirements within product development.

Core responsibilities

  • Breakdown and document high level requirements into control strategy requirements
  • Requirement analysis and balancing by joint reviews, simulations and/or selected tests
  • Analyze and provide feedback on verification test procedures
  • Foster Control strategy competence within the Hagerstown engineering team
  • Provide a local interface to the product development organization especially regarding control strategies
  • Implementation of control strategies (SW development) from software requirements
  • Contribute to the development and execution of automated system tests
  • Ensure fulfillment of project design requirements as they pertain to assigned and related functions
  • Provide input toward SFMEA analyses within the Controls project team
  • Contribute to system engineering efforts on the complete Powertrain
  • Understand and execute global Powertrain Controls Systems Engineering processes

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related field required; Master of Science preferred
  • Minimum of three years of experience in software development or system modeling for heavy or medium duty diesel applications
  • Deep understanding of the physical behavior of the engine and exhaust after-treatment system and their connection to the control systems
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical and business matters with individuals from across the organization in various settings

About us


The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support.

With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

 

>> APPLY FOR THIS JOB


RECEIVE THE
LATEST NEWS


Your email address:





Read Latest Issue
International Engine of the Year Awards
Read Latest Issue
Read Latest Issue

Web Exclusive Articles

Volkswagen 2018 Polo GTI receives engine upgrade
Fitted with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit and producing 200ps, the German OEM’s 2018 Polo GTI shares design traits with the brand’s newest GTI R5 competition racer  
Read Now

Sakor Technologies discuss the importance of NVH testing in engine development
With OEMs continuing to improve NVH, Sakor outlines its newest testing innovation and the importance of accelerated belt aging stands in vehicle development
Read Now

Engines on test: Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid
Fitted with a 1.6-liter Atkinson-cycle GDi Kappa engine and 44.5kW electric motor, Hyundai’s PHEV is the company’s first foray into automotive electrification – but how does the powertrain measure up?
Read Now


Supplier Spotlight

Supplier SpotlightClick here for listings and information on leading suppliers covering all aspects of the engine technology industry. Want to see your company included? Contact aboobaker.tayub@ukimediaevents.com for more details.

Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the engine technology community? We'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to d.slavnich@ukimediaevents.com

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email aboobaker.tayub@ukimediaevents.com