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Chief Engineer

Lisle, Illinois - Posted on July 12, 2022
Published By Catherine Hamel

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Job Description

Trillium Technical is now seeking a Chief Engineer for direct-hire placement!

We are seeking a Chief Engineer with vehicle software experience!  In this role, you’ll work in the Research and Development group and lead a team of more than 30 people engaged in development of sub-system functional requirements for mechatronic solutions covering conventional engine/powertrain, EV powertrain, body/cab, chassis, HMI, ADAS and telematic systems.  Activities also includes managing a team of engineers with expertise in safety and security (ISO 26262 and ISO/SAE 21434) supporting the development of sub-system requirements.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Lead a team developing solutions to sustaining and new embedded requirements
• Lead a team to Identify, troubleshoot, contain, and permanently correct engineering issues in the embedded solutions developed and designed
• Work with other functional Chiefs in the embedded V-cycle (product delivery, architecture, design and test) and coordinate activities to deliver in time
• Work with Controls and Software quality group as well as Corporate Quality team on any customer issues identified and solve them in a timely manner
• Effectively communicate with senior management on major issues during development as well as post-production of embedded solutions
• Be responsible for all teams under the purview of this role and hire, train per plan and manage knowledge development of the team members to effectively deliver solutions now and in the future keeping up with the fast-changing technology area
• Oversees overall engineering functions.
• Responsible for leading the processes, problem solving and implementing solutions to the most complex and high-risk engineering issues.
• Provides leadership on a broad basis; influences technical and regulatory standards bodies.
• Serves as a critical asset in helping Corporation influence the engineering strategy of key partners.

If interested, please apply today!

Qualifications

• U.S. Citizenship required due to the nature of the work

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
• At least 10 years of experience in product design/development
• At least 4 years of experience managing technical professionals and technical staff in engineering and design activities

OR
• Master’s degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
• At least 8 years of experience in product design/development
• At least 4 years of experience managing technical professionals and technical staff in engineering and design activities

OR
• PhD in Engineering or Engineering Technology
• At least 6 years of experience in product design/development
• At least 4 years of experience managing technical professionals and technical staff in engineering and design activities

Desired Skills
• Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering/Computer Science degree preferred.  However, candidates with proven automotive software knowhow with degree in any Engineering discipline will be considered
• Strong knowledge in two or three of the vehicle electronic sub-systems – prior background in ADAS (or autonomous driving) or EV propulsion would be advantageous
• Strong knowledge of functional safety based design process
• Knowledge of state-of-the art cybersecurity deigns for automotive ECUs
• Knowledge of traditional requirements management tools (DOORS, Polarion) advantageous
• Knowledge of Autosar BSW advantageous
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to lead team of teams – coaching, mentoring and vision for the group’s future


Trillium Technical has been recruiting and placing Engineering professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees with an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of Engineering professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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