senior engineer hil validation resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
  • Senior Systems Engineer with a broad array of engineering experience of 7+ years in the Automotive industry.
  • Expert in assessing software systems for alignment with specifications and project goals
  • Insightful individual when testing systems to observe, analyze, measure and calibrate processes and equipment to drive accuracy and quality
  • Known for excellent debugging/troubleshooting skills required to test code and engineer well- researched and cost-effective solutions
  • Adaptable to changing needs by learning new tools and skills while producing robust and quality software
  • Languages & Protocols: Embedded C, CAN, LIN, XCP, SPI, SCI, I2C, basics of Python and CAPL scripting
  • Simulation & Testing Tools: Tracetronics ECU-Test, NI Veristand, P-CAN, P-CAN Explorer, Hermes diagnostic tool, Vector CANoe, CANape, CANalyzer, Vehicle Spy 3, dSPACE microautobox
  • Software requirements & development tools: JAMA, Jira, GitLab, Jenkins, BitBucket, Tracetronics Test-Guide, IBM DOORS & Rational Synergy, Vector DaVinci Developer and Configurator
Work History
03/2020 to Current Senior Engineer, HIL Validation Bio-Rad Laboratories | Dallas, TX,

Working as a part of the Simulation team in Self-Driving group to keep the world adventurous forever.

  • Responsible for verification, validation and testing of Controls software for Self-driving(ADAS) ECUs
  • Supported design and commissioning of NI HIL test systems by interfacing with suppliers to accommodate software V&V of ADAS system
  • Developed test cases and automation test scripts to execute on NI Veristand HIL Test Systems to validate Self-Driving features including ACC, HWA and Rear AEB
  • Established a CI/CD pipeline to demonstrate End-to-End Process Integration and Traceability – utilizing Jama, ECU-TEST & TEST-GUIDE software tools
  • Developed HIL Test Automation Scripts (ECU-TEST/Python) to validate System Level functional safety Requirements for ADAS ECUs
  • Collaborated with cross-functional Systems, function safety and controls team to perform fault injection testing, boundary value testing against technical safety requirements
  • Performed HIL Testing to verify FTTI(Fault tolerant Time Interval) of ADAS features , verified and documented test results, generated test reports and reported software bugs
  • Performed debugging of Test setup Issues which includes analysis of ADAS modules, harnesses, and connections of the HIL test system
  • Defect, failure and root cause analysis to find the reason for the occurrence of failure and work with cross functional development teams to find a fix
  • Performed ECU Diagnostics verification which includes Diagnostic Services, Routines and DTCs.
  • Trained and assisted staff in validation techniques, methods and testing processes.
08/2016 to 03/2020 Systems Engineer The New School | New York, NY,

Worked as a part of Research and Development (R&D) group on ADAS features like Automated Parking Assist(APA) and Blind zone Assist(BZA)

  • Designed a test setup to evaluate TI PGA450 and Elmos 524.24 ultrasonic sensor boards for object detection
  • Originated test procedures to benchmark APA and inspect critical case parking scenarios
  • Performed tests and recorded data using dSPACE microautobox to measure LIN protocol latency for parking zone detection and obstacle detection
  • Redesigned two EPS components for BZA : Torque Oscillation & Assist Limit and generated embedded application software
  • Upgraded software application code to implement handshaking between BZA and EPS

Worked on proprietary Electric Power Steering (EPS) for Heavy-duty Truck

  • Gained an understanding of Agile software development process for EPS systems based on ASPICE and ISO 26262
  • Hands-on experience with debugging EPS software using trouble code information on JTAG
  • Proved existing embedded software for a dual controller Rack EPS gear to work with a Class 8 truck
  • Conceptualized a model to convert analog torque signals to digital SENT protocol signals for EPS by rapid prototyping using dSPACE microautobox
  • Collaborated with Client (GM) to diagnose EPS mechanical failures
  • Composed test script to give read and write access to EPS variables to the OEM
10/2015 to 01/2016 Graduate Research Assistant UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE | City, STATE,
  • Worked on implementation of ROS (Robot Operating System) on Autonomous vehicles for NI DaNI 2.0 platform with vehicle to vehicle applications
  • Designed a ROS node to publish odometry information of vehicle that user can subscribe to get velocity and direction of vehicle
  • Engineered a Quadrature rotary encoder with 11 degrees of resolution.
Expected in 05/2016 Master of Science | Electrical and Computer Engineering UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, Charlotte, NC, GPA:

GPA: 3.6/4.0

Expected in 05/2012 Bachelor of Technology | Electronics and Telecommunications SYMBIOSIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Pune,India, GPA:

GPA: 3.38/4.0


    Publications and Recognitions

  • B. B. Rhoades, D. Claire and J. M. Conrad, "Design and Development of a ROS Enabled CAN Based All-Terrain Vehicle Platform," SoutheastCon 2018, St. Petersburg, FL, 2018, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/SECON.2018.8479285
  • 3 Nexteer HighFive rewards for Passion for perfect Quality, Integrity and Accountability, Enterprise growth (customer focus)

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