Advanced Development Engineer – Software/Mechatronics

Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking an Advanced Development Engineer – Software/Mechatronics for our Fort Mill, SC, Wooster, OH, or Troy, MI location. This position is responsible for designing, implementing, and testing embedded software for mechatronic devices in the Central Mechatronics Group.


Key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Design and develop embedded software and firmware for mechatronic devices
  • Testing and troubleshooting software and interfacing with team members on design and function of devices
  • Take development code and optimize it to a production-ready code for mass-produced vehicles
  • Lead software architecture development from concept through implementation
  • Developing standards and procedures for software
  • Interfacing with colleagues at the Global Headquarters to apply global standards for software development
  • Support the Americas region with software during development


Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Computer Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in embedded software development
  • Superior knowledge of the automotive manufacturing industry
  • Advanced engineering & physics knowledge
  • Knowledge of requirements management (i.e. Integrity) a plus
  • Software architectural design
  • Knowledge of CAN/Flexray, ASIL, and ASPICE
  • Working knowledge of Vector Based Development
  • SAP & Microsoft Office
  • C language for controllers, AutoSAR (Davinci Developer and Configurator), software optimization for mass production in vehicles
  • Software validation experience (SiL, PiL, HiL)
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication ability (written & verbal)
  • Advanced presentation skills

Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Function


Primary Location

 United States-South Carolina-Fort Mill



Computer / Internet / Technology / Manufacturing / Mechanical

Tagged as: development engineer, mechatronics, software