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Raymond , Ohio

Job Category: Electrical/Controls Test Engineer

Company: Alten

Job Id: 2502

Status: Full-Time


Electrical/Controls Test Engineer
Raymond, Ohio, United States
Workplace type: Onsite
Company Industry: Automotive 

We’re ALTEN Technology USA, an engineering company that provides solutions for engineering, technology, and product development projects. For decades, we’ve been helping our clients develop products that are changing the world, from the efficient heavy truck of tomorrow to a fully autonomous electric taxi. Our team of more than 400 people works across industries including automotive OEM, tier 1 suppliers, commercial vehicle, electric vehicle, new energy, rail, and more. Our offices across the US have different industry focuses and engage with our clients in different ways, ranging from working on-site at client facilities to performing product development at our delivery centers.

ALTEN Group, our parent company, has been a leader in engineering and information technology for more than 30 years. ALTEN Group operates in 30 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East and employs more than 36,000 people, 88% of whom are engineers. The company covers the whole development cycle and offers a choice of service levels, from technology consulting to complete project outsourcing.

When you join ALTEN Technology USA, you join a group of people passionate about collaborating to solve some of the world’s most technical engineering challenges. Our success is tied to taking care of our employees, building relationships, and providing opportunities for mentorship and career growth. We offer comprehensive benefits for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan with employer matching; paid time off (PTO); paid parental leave; and mentorship to help you take your career to the next level.

Job Description:

BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or Automotive Engineering with electrical focus, knowledge of control system is highly encouraged. Test Engineer with 2 years of test engineering experience in required test and confirmation per area of steering and suspension control systems.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Review current electronic controls systems specifications and develop the functional requirements related to Controller Area Network interface, Self-Diagnostic, Failsafe Detection for each vehicle development
  • Validate electronic steering and suspension system software function by completing standard requirement testing on bench and in vehicle by proving grounds. Validate electrical hardware by EMC and ultrasonic testing, work with supplier to countermeasure any issues found
  • Support ISO 26262 testing, maintain deliverable schedule, and ensure requirements are achieved and approved by technical experts
  • Work directly with the system supplier to lead the integration of software functions into the vehicle, as well as verification of the functions
  • Negotiating requirements across multiple function (meter, ADAS, architecture, etc) teams and coordinating with design functions to ensure correct control specifications are applied to the electronic brake and stability assist system drawings
  • Coordinate with factory associates during build phases to ensure controls are achieving required specifications and lead chassis software/control issue resolution across engineering (manufacturing) and design. Coordinate with the global office key deliverables to regional developments.
  • Instrument test parts and test vehicles to collect data necessary to validate specifications, drive the vehicle on road and/or test course to collect test data for analysis.
  • Continuously improve development tools with focus on test efficiency and accuracy.

Job Specific Skills:

  • Understanding of electrical components, EMC and ultrasonic.
  • Understanding of requirements management, function validation, diagnostics, and CAN structures or similar micro controller communication structures
  • Familiarity with control specification development
  • Hands on mechanical ability / understanding of vehicle systems and cross functional interactions
  • Demonstrated analytical skills necessary to troubleshoot control system issues, propose and implement potential solutions.
  • Strong PC Skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Project and other technical software)
  • Experience with data acquisition systems such as Vector CAN tools is a plus
  • Familiarity with ISO 26262 standard for functional safety


ALTEN Technology is a an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Policy is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status.