Embedded Systems Engineer

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, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive as well as in Long Beach, CA where the F-CELL team brings hydrogen vehicles to the road. The Testing and Regulatory Affairs Division in Ann Arbor, MI and the Advanced Vehicle Design in Carlsbad, CA complete the competence center. Together, all the developers, technicians, engineers and designers take on the challenges of creating the next innovation. They’re 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:

  • The Embedded Systems Engineer will develop software and device drivers for infotainment applications proof-of-concepts and support generation of systems’ level requirements. Additionally this engineer will interface to Apple and Google test teams to support certification programs.
  • Conceptualize, prototype and support the software development of embedded Telematics solutions including advanced engineering development of software modules targeting next generation telematic platforms.
  • Interact with internal customers, vendors and external organizations to stay current in the topic area and identify innovation opportunities.
  • Work with business leads and engineering specialists to identify, capture and define system requirements.
  • Setup and maintain test benches, test vehicles and test equipment including regular software updates.
  • Coordinate regular meetings and manage issue list between other Daimler departments and consumer device vendors.

Minimum Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Experience developing in C/C and Linux on embedded evaluation boards with Linux based board support packages
  • Strong hands-on electro-mechanical prototyping skills, for example, creation of wiring harness, integration of demo platforms.
  • Experience using online tools for collaboration, issue tracking and code version control
  • Ability to analyze complex problems, recognizes and explains connections between cause-and-effect understandably and develops concrete, viable solutions taking risks and obstacles into account
  • Ability to manage competing project priorities and constraints. Ability to work in inter-cultural, inter-disciplinary teams, across multiple time zones

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with PCIe and configuration of ports and interfaces on SoCs/MCUs.
  • Experience with electrical schematic and PCB layout.

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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