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Magna Feature Performance Engineer in Southfield, Michigan

Feature Performance Engineer

Job Number: 64330

Group: Magna Electronics

Division: Magna Electronics Southfield Ops

Job Type: Permanent/Regular


Southfield, MICHIGAN, US, 48034

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About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.

Forward. For all.

Group Summary

Magna Electronics leads the way in active safety technologies, revolutionizing the automotive industry and improving lives. With a strong focus on adapting ADAS systems and electronic solutions to any vehicle, we address a wide range of mobility and safety needs. As we build a safer, more intelligent, and connected mobility experience, Magna is dedicated to creating a better future for people globally.

About the Role

The role is in the feature performance validation team for Thermal and Interior Sensing products. We ensure that features are correctly tested and meet the expected customer targets. We pride ourselves on always finding the best test methods to ensure a quality product our customers can trust in. Thermal and Interior Sensing products are always changing, and you can expect a rewarding environment in which you will be challenged to find the right solution. You will get exposure to a collaborative team that works across different groups giving you exposure to different areas within the organization and expanding your mind on what is possible.

Your Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the feature development team to understand interior sensing features (ex. Driver Drowsiness Detection)

  • Review system level feature requirements and provide feedback to the feature development teams

  • Write test cases for system level features based on requirements

  • Write test plan(s) for validating system level features

  • Develop a process for validating each system level requirement (Collecting data to reporting)

  • Gathering the equipment needed to perform each test case

  • Working with the garage team to setup the vehicle

  • Write statements of work for the tools team to create automation tools (ex. Processing data)

  • Review results and next actions with supplier or development team

Who we are looking for


  • Minimum Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or equivalent

  • At least 1 year of experience working in the automotive industry

  • Knowledge of vehicle communication protocols (e.g. CAN, Ethernet)

  • Basic knowledge of the Python programming language

Your preferred qualifications

Personal Competencies:

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Customer focused mindset

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Flexible working hours and remote work to the extent of up to 40% of working hours for a good work-life balance

  • On-site fitness center, sports and team events

  • An extensive training program and exciting internal development opportunities

  • In addition to the statutory holiday entitlement, 12/24 and 12/31 are free of work and no vacation days have to be consumed for this purpose

  • Canteen

  • Parking for two-wheelers, four-wheelers or electric vehicle

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.