• Electronic System Validation and Verification Engineer Mexico City
  • Caterpillar in Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
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  • 1 month ago

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Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do - but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here - we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Caterpillar's Energy applications are electronically controlled to meet regulations, improve performance, improve product uptime, and simplify field troubleshooting. As such, engine software has numerous complex strategies that manage operating conditions and provide valuable data to service technicians, owners, regulatory organizations, and Caterpillar. As a verification and validation engineer, you will ensure software performs as expected, per specification, in all... operating conditions.

In this role, you will learn the critical subsystems and operating conditions for energy applications, intricacies of embedded systems, and how to identify corner of the box conditions. You will then apply this knowledge to ensure defect free delivery of energy application software, which is what Caterpillar's customers have come to expect.

In this role, you will work with global verification/validation test team. You will have the opportunity to work with a cross functional team of engineers and continuously learn new skills and develop your practical engineering experience. You will be encouraged to manage your own development, continuously learning through experience and by staying abreast of technology.

• Manage testing priorities and workload.
• Execute Test plans.
• Analyze the requirements of SW requirements and electronic systems and components to develop and implement test bench requirement.
• Document test plans based on software specifications.
• Complying with safety regulations throughout the development process
• Conduct software testing using HIL (hardware in the loop) and VPD (virtual product development) tools.
• Troubleshoot software and hardware issues found during testing.
• Lead issue resolutions working with software and systems engineers.
• Communicate test results to project leads.
• Communicate technical information to team members.
• Document test conclusions with traceability.
• Track product development issues to completion.
• Investigate field issues.
• Automate test procedures and internal processes to improve workgroup efficiency.
• Ensure thoroughness and consistency of software testing conducted on engine/system benches, as well as in the lab & field.
• Manage numerous aspects related to set-up and manage software test benches, included SW and HW upgrades.
• Generate and present accurate reports for validation thoroughness, status, and results.
• Collaborate with multifunctional and cross functional team to develop automations, share best practices, lesson learned, resolve complex strategies or issues.
• Innovate for efficiency.

Degree Requirement:

This position requires a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science

Skill Descriptors:

Products and Services:
• Knowledge of major products and services and product and service groups; ability to apply knowledge of product and service appropriately to diverse situations.
• Explains status, delivery alternatives and announced updates to products and services.
• Obtains information about product and service linkages with other products and services elsewhere in organization.

Standard Operating Procedures:
• Ensures compliance with industry standards, regulations and policies.
• Assists in establishing a standard operating procedure based on workflow and environment review
• Reviews the efficiency of standard operating procedures in terms of performance improvement.

Accuracy and Attention to Detail:
• Understanding the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high levels of precision.
• Accurately gauges the impact and cost of errors, omissions, and oversights.
• Utilizes specific approaches and tools for checking and cross-checking outputs
• Learns from mistakes and applies lessons learned.
• Develops and uses checklists to ensure that information goes out error-free.

Analytical Thinking:
• Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve these problems.
• Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue and determining its significance.
• Makes a systematic comparison of two or more alternative solutions.
• Uses flow charts, Pareto charts, fish diagrams, etc. to disclose meaningful data patterns.
• Identifies the major forces, events and people impacting and impacted by the situation at hand.
• Uses logic and intuition to make inferences about the meaning of the data and arrive at conclusions

Basic Qualification:

1-2 years of concurrent industry experience in hard-in-the-loop (HIL) testing of embedded software using DSPACE or NI test simulator

Demonstrated capability to read and understand embedded software developed in C and Matlab / Simulink

Demonstrated capability and passion for software testing, troubleshooting, and problem resolution.

English Level: Advance

Top Candidate:

Demonstrated expertise in operation and fault modes of : electronics, sensors, actuators & other inductive loads, classic controls methods (e.g., PID), communication networks (e.g., J1939/CAN/Ethernet), test automation, and instrumentations & data collection tools.

Demonstrated expertise in: programing, graphical programming environments, version management tools, and software development processes.

The Caterpillar Code of Conduct states that we will select and place employees based on their qualifications for the job to be performed, without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability. In this company we do not request pregnancy tests, nor HIV tests as requirements for employment entry, permanence or promotion.

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Posting Dates:

May 14, 2024 - June 14, 2024

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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