Mercedes Careers – Release Update Engineer

Website Mercedes-Benz

Job Description:

The Release Update Engineer will organize and update vehicles to a new release level based on released parts received from the core departments. Coordinate all hardware and software release updates necessary to fully update and flash test vehicles to the correct release level. Complete the commissioning of all systems to ensure correct functionality after an update has been completed. Help coordinate and perform the EE Integration validation testing activities after each update sequence and report issues to car lines and to issue coordinators for each functional area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identifying required updates, obtaining required hardware and software from counterparts within Daimler, tracking HW availability timing and delivery timing to assure timely vehicle completion
  • Maintain and update a vehicle scheduling plan in collaboration with car lines and other MBRDNA functional areas to ensure prototypes and test cars are available in time for release update deadlines and validation test drives.
  • Generating work orders for local workshops to update hardware and wiring as needed, and coordinate with diagnostic experts and functional teams to perform software updates and ensure intended system functionality
  • Key responsibilities of this role are organizing, coordinating, and performing vehicle updates on a technical level utilizing tools such as Monaco SoftwareTankstelle.
  • These responsibilities include:
  • Actively work on process development and continuous improvement.
  • For hardware coordination, this role is responsible to keep frequent communication with Daimler counterparts, mainly in Germany, with confirmation of appropriate hardware levels, part availability, shipping, and delivery status.

Job Requirements:

  • Interpersonal and Team skills: Experience in intercultural environment, German language skills favored to read and understand project requirements and communicate with counterparts in Germany.
  • Analytic or systems engineering knowledge: Ability to learn troubleshooting strategies of complex CAN/LIN/Flexray Star2.x and Star3 vehicle systems in order to identify issues, analyze and determine failure root causes to evaluate and guide solutions and repair actions of test vehicle and prototype vehicle problems.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of vehicle functions.
  • Organizational and Leadership Skills: ability to organize people, budget, logistics, data, parts and workshop workflows within MBRDNA, as well as with the customer departments, functional teams, and management in Germany.
  • Knowledge of common measurement and diagnostic tools (CANalyzer, CANape, DTS Monaco, Diagmera) and ability to analyze and interpret test and diagnostic data.
  • Must be able to independently build up working relationships with intra-company expert departments in Germany, Austria, and North America in order to address all hardware and software topics.
  • Automotive Development Knowledge: Good understanding of vehicle development process, system development process, liability and quality requirements, knowledge of automobile technology, vehicle electrical and onboard communication architecture, assembly structure, modules and parts.
  • Ability to lead MBRDNA workshops through advanced troubleshooting procedures.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (mechanical, computer, computer science, mechatronics, electrical, etc)
  • Knowledge of ECU HW/SW functionality as part of a vehicle system.

Job Details:

Company: Mercedes-Benz

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ann Arbor, MI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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