Powertrain VF Systems & Validation Engineer
Gtech Services
 Auburn Hills, MI


  • The Powertrain VF Systems & Validation Engineer is responsible for the creation of Vehicle Functional documents (VF) which define high level electrification requirements to meet the Customer Functional Objectives (CFOs).
  • The selected candidate will be responsible for the creation of associated documents to the VF such as Failure Modes & Effect Analysis (FMEA), Component Functional Technical Specification (CFTS), Design Validation Plan (DVP) as well as the Design Validation Plan Results (DVP&R).
  • The selected candidate will also be responsible for validation of the software implementation of their vehicle functions utilizing various methods -- Hardware in the Loop (HIL), system bench and vehicles. Additionally, work with other vehicle disciplines to ensure the vehicle function as defined from both a hardware and software are compatible and meet the client's corporate standards.
  • Lastly, will be a participant in Requirement Analysis Reviews (RAR), Sub-System Team (SST) meetings, subsystem FMEAs, development testing, root cause analysis and corrective action teams.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science Engineering from an Abet University
  • 2+ yrs of automotive powertrain system development -Electrification Principles of Automobiles
  • Automotive communication protocols
  • CAN, LIN, SPI -Vehicle electrical architecture & wiring schematics
  • Documentation applications
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio -Communication Tools
  • Vector CANalyzer or CANoe, ETAS INCA
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication.
  • Leadership qualities to lead cross functional team development meetings.
  • Proficiency in analytical reasoning and troubleshooting of complicated issues.
  • Multi-tasked, organized and self-directed. IBM DOORS experience is a plus

Category Product Engineering

Function Engineering

Req ID JN -112019-112959