Mitsubishi Electric

  • Software Engineer - HMI

    Job Locations US-MI-Northville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/29/2018 4:28 PM)
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  • Overview

    Assist User Experience (UX) team and Feature teams in performing the functions listed below. This involves working directly with our customers as well as communicating directly with our hardware team in Japan. At times this requires travel to customer sites and to our facilities in Japan.


    • Work with the advanced engineering team in performing the following functions. These are the significant essential duties of this position, other occasional work assignments may not be detailed here.

    HMI Development

    • Promote and HMI engineering team in new HMI technologies, methodologies and tools.
    • Collect, and analyze user analytics from end user studies and in-vehicle testing
    • Provide S/W integration support to local engineers, customers, or off site teams
    • Working understanding software design
    • Assist customers, implementation teams, and suppliers in modifying/implementing HMI design

    Feature Management

    • Plan and communicate feature development with feature team leads and software implementation teams
    • Document and track issues, maintain the list through the life of the program
    • Communicate information to assist hardware team in Japan

    Software “Management”

    • Plan and deliver to a software release schedule
    • Maintain files and distribution to customer and other stakeholders

    Software Development

    • Coordinate with Software team(s) to evaluate, implement and integrate HMI features

    Requirements Management and Validation

    • Maintaining and understanding requirements documents.
    • Be able to “fill in the holes” in explaining requirements to our design team
    • Be able to creatively suggest additional features and requirements that a customer may want

    Sales Support

    • Support sales team in determining future technology strategies.
    • Support teleconference meetings with our design team in Japan (typically outside of normal working hours)
    • Limited travel to Japan for meetings with our design team.
    • Limited travel to customers’ sites for engineering meetings and presentations.
    • Analyzes current processes, procedures and systems and makes recommendations for improvement for
    • Support and make recommendations to improve Company policies and procedures.
    • Further the goals and positive, professional image of the Audio, Video and Communications group by analyzing current processes, procedures and systems and makes recommendations for improvement for own job.


    For Quality and applicable site specific Environmental Systems, the associate is responsible for understanding:

    • MEAA’s policy and be able to fully discuss the importance of the policy and how his/her job can impact the customer and the environment.
    • The risks and consequences associated with deviating from management system procedures and the effect this can have on his/her employment at MEAA.
    • Associates responsible for conformity to product requirements have the authority to stop shipment and stop production to correct quality problems.
    • The associate has the responsibility and authority to immediately inform supervision or management if another associate or department deviates from proper practices that may impact safety, quality, or the environment. 


    • BSCS, BSEE or equivalent training in Software Development
    • 2 yrs minimum experience in embedded or systems engineering
    • Fluency in Java, C, C++, JavaScript, etc is desired
    • Working knowledge in open source Operating Systems is strongly desired (Linux, Android, , etc.)
    • Automotive industry experience strongly desired
    • Written, verbal, and cross-cultural communication skills.
    • Computer literate, especially in Microsoft Office programs.
    • Experience with Jira, Gerrit, and Agile Software Development




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