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At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.


As the global leader in thermal management technologies we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary thermal solutions that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.


We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.

Sr. Software Engineer



Senior embedded software development engineer designing electronic modules for major automotive OEMs. The senior software engineer leads projects assigned by the regional Software Engineering Manager and is responsible for the timely and correct design, development and test of embedded software for automotive qualified electronic control systems. 

  • Responsible for design and development of embedded software for assigned projects. 
  • Coordinates with program management, hardware, mechanical and manufacturing teams to ensure cross-functional dependencies are captured and implemented.
  • Provide engineering solutions to meet technical objectives and deadlines
  • Must be able to translate customer requirements into functional requirements and develop design documentation and functional specifications.
  • Conduct design and code reviews for responsible projects and participate in design and code reviews for other team members.
  • Work with testing teams to ensure complete requirement coverage and review test results.
  • Provide support for launch activities and team members at manufacturing locations to ensure timely and quality delivery.
  • Adhere to Gentherm APQP and ASPICE requirements.
  • Ensure on time delivery of the product.
  • Ensure software quality through design documentation, review, and test.    
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • 10+ years of experience in automotive embedded software development
  • Proficient with (MISRA C) development of embedded real-time software using automotive standard tools (debuggers, emulators, compilers).
  • Experience with automotive process standards (ASPICE, CMMI, ISO-26262).
  • Experienced with development and test of embedded software to hardware interfaces at the microcontroller, chipset and PCB level. Able to determine software requirements based on review of PCB layout, and chip set data sheets.
  • Experience with requirements decomposition and traceability using DOORS, PTC Integrity or similar tools.
  • Experience with Vector tools (CANalyzer, CANoe, etc.).
  • Experience with automotive communications protocols (CAN, LIN). 
  • Familiar with conformance test standards for LIN/CAN networks.
  • Familiarity with Model based development including Autocode, Matlab, Simulink an advantage.


  • Deliver Results
    • Understand the mission and output of your team; set SMART objectives and deliver
  • Drive Change
    • Focus on agility and commitment to continuous improvement; Understand and act on internal and external drivers of change
  • Build Capability
    • Foster a culture of learning and development; Support individual growth through continuous feedback to achieve personal and professional goals
  • Cultivate Innovation
    • Openly embrace, create, implement and support new and innovative ideas, processes and technology that deliver business results

All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Req ID:  7029

Northville, MI, US, 48167

Country:  US
Date:  Oct 28, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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