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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Principal Development Engineer

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

Farmington Hills, MI, US, 48331

Req ID 43380 | Gbl Elec HQ - Farmington Hills, United States

  

ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. The ZF Group develops solutions allowing vehicles to see, think and act and it is an innovation driver for automated driving technologies. Greater processing power and artificial intelligence are important prerequisites for autonomous driving functions from Level 4 and above. With it’s super computer product family ProAI, ZF offers a solution for all applications – from a basis ADAS function right up to autonomous cars, commercial vehicles and industrial applications.

 

Position Summary: The responsibilities for an Engineer in ZF’s Global Electronics Engineering – Semiconductor Core Development team include the development and integration of Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC), standard ICs, Application Specific Standard Products (ASSP), and RF mmWave ICs into ADAS Radar and Camera products.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work with suppliers during the development of ASIC, ASSP (mixed signal and RF Radar) devices and being the technical expert to the internal teams on the device circuit blocks.
  • Architectural development and lead for device specification construction and reviews with the different technical teams.
  • Establish and maintain requirement management and traceability system through the ASIC/ASSP/MMIC development process.
  • Support functional and safety verification including developing test requirements, testing and test oversight.
  • Analyze test data results to ensure ASIC/ASSP/MMIC devices meet system and specification requirements.
  • Develop RF Radar MMIC device tests to evaluate parametric performance of devices and assess system level impacts
  • Interact heavily with semiconductor supplier design, testing and safety organizations to guide, review, and align design implementation activities, perform safety analysis, confirm specification compliance.
  • Support and resolve issues with product line and supplier including device returns analysis, failure reproduction, solution verification.
  • Develop user requirement documentation and analysis for ASIC/ASSP/MMIC devices.
  • Assess supplier roadmaps and evaluate supplier devices for use in ZF systems.

 

Qualifcations: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering required.  Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • 8 + years of mixed signal IC development/design and/or automotive electronic design experience; experience with automotive ASIC, ASSP, Standard IC or FPGA design development preferred.
  • RF Radar mmWave IC design experience
  • EMC/EMI technical knowledge and approaches to meeting automotive requirements.
  • Strong laboratory skills with experience interfacing to embedded systems.
  • Experience with validation of analog and digital circuits/systems.
  • Experience with testing RF Radar MMIC circuits.
  • Knowledge on automotive safety methods (FMEDA, DFMEA, FTA) and familiarity with functional safety standard ISO 26262 highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with semiconductor industry trends and best practices (continuous improvement, zero defect, quality processes, AEC-Q100, state of the art testing and manufacturing, etc.).
  • Knowledge of software, algorithm used in ADAS systems desired

 

What we Offer:

  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • 401k Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement
  • A strong diversity culture
  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities

 

 

Be part of our ZF team as Principal Development Engineer and apply now!

Contact

Kyle Nader

 

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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