Development Engineer, User Interface

Embedded in a worldwide network Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America (MBRDNA) continuously strives to remain at the forefront of successful automotive research and development. MBRDNA is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with key areas of Advanced Interaction Design, Digital User Experience, Machine Learning, Autonomous Driving, Customer Research and Business Innovation. In Redford, Michigan, focus is on Powertrain and eDrive as well as in Long Beach where the F-CELL team brings hydrogen vehicles on the road. The Testing and Regulatory Affairs Division in Ann Arbor and the Advanced Vehicle Design in Carlsbad complete the competence center. Together all the developers, technicians, engineers and designers take on the challenges of creating the next innovation. They get inspired by the newest trends, find the best solutions for the customer, develop the latest and greatest technologies and create the next generation of connected, safe, sustainable and luxurious vehicles.

Here at MBRDNA, we are looking for talented, energetic, and committed individuals to join our diverse team. Our employees are the key to our success, and we support each individual in fulfilling his or her potential. We proudly continue the pioneering work initiated by founders Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz over 125 years ago.

Role Overview:

This role is based in Long Beach, CA with initial training period will be held in Montvale, NJ

  • Support testing, validation, and verification of telematics component development, ensuring high maturity, on-time delivery, and overall system qualification
  • Provide technical support to the Test House by supporting the testing, verification, and validation of telematics components, including User Interface and Instrument Cluster, and delivering feedback to system integration teams
  • Assist with resolving technical problems, report errors, support documentation and traces, and promptly communicate technical and quality related issues obtained from the testing, validation and verification process to Test House system integration teams and RD/U
  • Regularly participate in meetings and scheduled test drives. Organize meetings with RD/U responsible as necessary.
  • Ensure testing procedures, special tools, and diagnostic equipment are maintained and configured/revised accordingly with requirements from RD/U
  • Partner closely with internal Telematics Test House teams, respective RD/U teams, suppliers, and business partners to ensure pertinent test results are provided in a timely manner
  • Provide support for development workshops and technical support to internal Telematics Test House teams and respective RD/U teams

Minimum Skills Required:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field of study
  • Experience in the development or validation of embedded systems in the automotive or consumer electronics industries, or similar experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Automotive OEM or Tier 1 supplier work experience
  • Experience with embedded software or automotive solutions
  • Background in HMI and User Interface
  • Strong technical knowledge of Mercedes-Benz vehicles

MBRDNA is an equal opportunity employer that offers generous benefits and compensation, work/life balance tools and several methods of recognition and rewards. Our benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K savings plan, tuition and fitness reimbursement programs and much more.


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