Software Engineer - Plano, TX


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Software Engineer - Plano, TX


Plano, TX 




Engineering: Electrical-Electronics Engineering, General-Other: Engineering
IT-Software Development: Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Software-System Architecture

Job Description:

Software Engineer
We are seeking a Software Engineer to serve as the main engineering contact with customer and Japanese product development team; review and negotiate specifications, drawings, Disaster Recovery’s, and requirements, evaluation of radio products; track, investigate and solve engineering issues; evaluate/analyze/counter measure claims during development and production with Japan, customer, and plants for electronic software issues; analyze warranty returns and customer plant fallouts for root cause from electrical perspective; create technical reports; prepare material and develop issue list for customer meetings; attend customer meetings; coordinate issues and requirements/requests between Japan development team and customers; The Software Engineer will participate in group evaluations of benchmarking and internal monitor vehicles; and assisting the team with research and documentation tasks.  We are looking for a Software Engineer with Bachelor degree in electronics or software and good experience in automotive systems or electronics.
-Lead and manage efforts on system integration involving server applications, smartphone applications, and embedded communication modules on the vehicle side.  Be responsible for ensuring that all the features of the infotainment head unit perform at the optimal system efficiency to reduce the processing time and increase reliability.
-Gain in-depth understanding of questions, concerns, and issues in order to get quick resolution from customers, partner suppliers, and corporate product development team.
-Track this information and report issues to related entities in appropriate format.
-Serve as the first point of contact for our customers, partner suppliers, and the corporate product development team regarding the design, specifications, testing and debugging of system integration.
-Ability to analyze existing external and internal object-oriented, embedded software to add features, make modifications, and/or port to different platforms.
-Provide proposals on functions, interface specifications, and application specifications as needed for continuous improvement concerning development efficiency, and quality/performance of the final product.
-Prepare proof of concept/working prototypes as part of architectural planning and development when necessary.
-Review and negotiate software related specifications and requirements.  Identify product requirements/specification or performance issues.
-Prepare necessary documentation, material, reports, etc. for meetings with customers, partner suppliers, and corporate product development team.
-Monitor and track work progress of partner suppliers periodically and conduct design reviews to identify trouble and reflection at early stages for prevention of delivery delay and quality issues.
-Create and maintain system validation plan in cooperation with partner suppliers and corporate product development team.
-Perform system tests in accordance with validation plan and suggest opportunities for improvement at our head office.
-The job is not only limited to testing, it will also require regular paperwork, reporting, analysis, vehicle prep, and basic lab and equipment set up.
-Evaluation may include long drive for testing purposes which indicated that the position will spend extensive amount of time in vehicle for testing.
-Customer plant support during product launch; engineering support for Manufacturing as needed.
-Maintain awareness of technology and market trends relating to IT security, server applications, and smartphone applications in North America, and prepare reports as necessary.
-3-5 years’ of experience with Toyota.
-Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree Software Engineering or related field and a minimum of 10 years of related experience or a minimum of 8 years of experience with a Master’s Degree.
-The Software Engineer will need to have strong software skills in CAN, AVC LAN, Linux, IAP, Connected Service, Bluetooth, and cell phone connectivity.
-The Software Engineer must have a passion for audio, electronics, mechanical, hands on experience with some form of car work (studio sound, live sound, car audio, home audio, etc.) and practical knowledge of automobiles.
-Bilingual (Japanese/English) skills are preferred.
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