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PMC Project Engineer

Vector is a global, continuously growing engineering company. For over a quarter of a century, we have been at the forefront of electronic innovations within the automotive industry and related sectors. Vector has over 2,000 employees at 24 locations worldwide, supporting manufacturers and suppliers with a professional platform of software and hardware tools, embedded software components, and services for developing embedded systems. Driven by our passion for technology, we develop solutions which relieve engineers of their demanding tasks. Our employees work on tomorrow’s electronic technologies every single day.

We are seeking a Field Application Engineer experienced with embedded software applications and working with PC tools used for the development and testing of electronic control systems. This is an opportunity to make an impact in the exciting, rapidly growing automotive electronics field by working with customers using our CANape and VX1000 products. For info on CANape and VX1000, see our website:

Position Description:

  • Work closely with customers and peers to gather and verify customer requirements, match customer needs to Vector products, create customer-specific solutions based on Vector products, prove out solutions, and provide support for the use of all tools and technologies.
  • Drive customer support activities from start to finish to ensure customer satisfaction; including troubleshooting, communicating information to all stakeholders, advocating and implementing solutions.
  • Teach classes on the application of company products and enabling technologies.
  • Represent the company and products at industry forums and marketing events.
  • Stay current on the evolution of industry trends, related technologies, company products and customer applications.
  • Liaison with technical peers and other colleagues to ensure company quality standards are maintained.
  • Meet with customers on a regular basis to develop positive, long-term, relationships.

Key Qualifications:

  • 1+ years hands-on experience in the development or test of electronic controls, microcontrollers, and embedded software applications.
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP or automotive communication protocols, such as CAN, XCP, UDS. Experience with microcontroller debug interfaces such as JTAG, DAP, Nexus, and Aurora is a plus.
  • Experience with tools like CANape, INCA, Vision, Lauterbach, CANalyzer, CANoe, Control Desk, Vehicle Spy, and MATLAB/Simulink is preferred.
  • Skilled at writing and debugging software in C-like languages.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues to resolution. Strong problem-solving skills including data analysis and source code analysis skills. Comfortable pulling in expert help when needed.
  • Ability to travel independently and work in the field at customer facilities such as laboratories, garages, dynamometers, test tracks, and in vehicles.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including presenting, listening, and facilitating skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking, self-management and organizational skills.
  • Skilled at remote interactions via WebEx or Skype and email.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • BS EE/CE/CS or equivalent combination of education/experience required.

Vector offers an excellent Total Rewards package! This is an excellent opportunity for the right person!

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PMC Project Engineer
Vector − Automotive. Software. Engineering.