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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.

Software Integration Engineer

Country/Region:  US

Livonia, MI, US, 48150

Req ID 59834 | Livonia Tech II, United States

We are looking for a new colleague in our Research and Development Department at our location in Livonia, MI!


The Active Safety Division of ZF North America offers application specific solutions for a variety of different automotive steering and brake control products. Continued growth in our Livonia, MI office has created an opportunity for an experienced professional to join our Software Design Team supporting brake control applications. 



  • Design of software components for embedded systems in accordance with the requirements
  • Design of AUTOSAR software component descriptions with modeling tools
  • Specification of the behavior of the components using UML
  • Optimization of the design in terms of resources (RAM/ROM run-time) and other criteria
  • Design of embedded software and associated tooling (e.g. code Generators)
  • Define, track and review work packages for software components to be implemented (in the C language) and tested offshore
  • Close international cooperation with other departments, customers and projects
  • Support for implementation and testing in the areas of requirement analysis, architecture, integration and software security analysis according to ISO26262



  • Bachelor degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering, Computer Science required.
  • Working knowledge of C/C++ as well as the software development lifecycle.
  • Experience with embedded software development.
  • Ability to integrate software with target hardware in a lab environment.


What We Offer

A supportive collaborative team environment; Annual Incentive Plan; Hybrid work environment; 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

Join a fast moving, fast learning, cross functional agile development team and apply now!


Be part of our ZF team as Software Integration Engineer and apply now!


Julia Earhart


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


At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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Nearest Major Market: Livonia
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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