Applications Engineer (Vehicle Software/Electrical)

| Greater Boston Area
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Overview

XL is seeking an Applications Engineer (Software/ Electrical) to support engineering and service teams to maximize on road hybrid availability of XL product line.

  • Full time position in the Boston office reporting into the Controls Engineering Team.
  • Excellent career opportunity to understand system level EV/ HEV controls.
  • Opportunity to transition into automotive firmware development or systems engineering/integration support over time.

Responsibilities

  • Manage interfaces between various engineering subgroups (hardware/ software/ mechanical)
  • Lead root cause analysis of field failures of XL components with an eye towards recognizing trends in field failures.
  • Collect, analyze and prioritize customer complaints, manage documentation of issues, and champion root cause analysis
  • Conceptualize, set up and carry out experiments in the lab to replicate field failures and implement solutions to be rolled into production
  • Implement processes for traceability of design decisions/ specification management, test plan creation
  • Travel on-site if needed to address software/ firmware related requests.
  • Leverage XL’s data system to observe vehicle health and alert engineering and service on potential problems. Work closely with Service team to ensure they are prepared for the service visit.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Engineering (EE, ME, Aero) or Computer Science
  • Basic automotive knowledge (knowledge about how cars work) is a must.
  • 1+ years of professional experience (minimum) in validating embedded software and electrical systems
  • Comfortable in understanding existing C code and wiring diagrams
  • Excellent system level troubleshooting skills for mechanical and electrical systems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills is a must.
  • Experience with data analysis tools and techniques.
  • Ability to work in a cross functional team to gather, assimilate requirements, diagnose problems and disseminate information to relevant stakeholders.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Solidworks, harnesses, connectors and high voltage assemblies
  • Experience working on FSAE, BAJA, Solar car teams
  • Hands on experience working on automotive subsystems (powertrain, body, chassis)

 

The candidate will report to Firmware Engineering Manager and would have a dotted line to VP of Engineering

 

 
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Location

145 Newton Street, Boston, MA 02135

What are XL Fleet Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
XL employees can contribute up to $5000 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $10000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers 100% of expenses up to the calendar year maximum benefit.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $150 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
XL's health insurance policy covers 80% of the plan's premium.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
XL provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by ADP. We match 100% of contributions up to 3% of an employee's annual gross pay and and additional 50% on the next 2% of eligible earnings.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 8 weeks of parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
XL provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
XL hosts company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Friday.
Parking
We offer employees free on-site parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
XL hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
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