Sr. Design Engineer - Electrical Validation and Verification
Wauwatosa, WI 
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Job Description
Sr. Design Engineer - Electrical Validation and Verification

Auto req ID: 5121
Title: Sr. Design Engineer - Electrical Validation and Verification
Job Function: Engineering
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Shift: SHIFT1

We are paving more roads to Harley-Davidson by developing exhilarating new products, creating broader access to our iconic brand, and building a stronger dealer network. We can't do it without the best and brightest. Step one of this strategic acceleration is adding talent who can blow the doors wide open with innovation and creativity while staying true to the Harley-Davidson brand and legacy. We are focused on the next 115 years. Are you in?

The Harley-Davidson Motor Company Product Development Center (PDC) located in Wauwatosa, WI is home to the mantra - You dream it. We build it. Join our team as a Sr. Design Engineer - Electrical Validation and Verification.

Job Summary

Our Engineering team at the Product Development Center has an opening for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer – Validation and Verification role. This open position requires a relentless drive to succeed while working in an efficient, dynamic and agile systems focused engineering environment. This engineer will be responsible for testing of critical on-vehicle electrical control modules. Testing includes defining the test case, understanding and operating Hardware in the Loop (HIL) systems, and defining pass or fail criteria. Technical skills related to performance on-bench and on-vehicle testing is required.

Job Responsibilities

This is what you'll do:

  • Work with component owners and design engineers to define, develop, and execute hardware-in-the-loop (HiL) tests for H-D electronic control units (ECUs)
  • Develop and implement custom test functions and sequences using National Instruments (NI) LabVIEW, Veristand, and TestStand
  • Review requirements at the vehicle, system and component levels
  • Work extensively with CAN, analog and digital based control systems
  • Provide HiL support for advanced controls development and testing
  • Leverage test case input and output vectors from various other time-based sources
  • Develop automation of test case execution with reporting
  • Utilize third-party software tools to log and share data with other test labs within H-D
  • Be responsible for maintenance and upgrades of multiple NI-based HiL systems
  • Stay abreast of new HiL test technologies in order to continually improve and expand HiL test capability
Education Specifications
  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field
Experience Requirements

We're looking for someone with a minimum of 5 years of related experience. In addition, the successful candidate will have demonstrated the following:

  • Experience with National Instruments software and hardware (NI Alliance Partner systems integration experience preferred)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with NI LabVIEW, Veristand, and TestStand (NI certifications CLD/CLED/CLA/CTD/CTA preferred, but not required)
  • Experience with Matlab/Simulink modeling and simulation model development/integration
  • Familiarity with vehicle communications protocols (CAN, LIN, UDS, CCP)
  • Experience in software development process associated with automotive type embedded systems

At Harley-Davidson it is not just about what degree you have or what you know. Our employees live by our Milwaukee Iron guiding principles; our global truths for how we live, work and ride. Simply put, this is how we show up for our stakeholders in all ways, every day. Our Milwaukee Iron principles are:

We walk in the boots of those we serve.
We rebel for what we believe in.
We shoot straight and live true.
We welcome all to come as they are.
We fight the good fight, always!

We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. We believe that employees do their best work when they are free to be themselves. This means our dress code is relaxed, and all types of work styles are welcomed.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Direct Reports: No
Travel Required: 0 - 10%
Visa Sponsorship: This position is eligible for visa sponsorship
Relocation: This position is eligible for domestic relocation assistance (within posted country)

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Developer, Engineer, Electrical, Embedded, Electrical Engineering, Technology, Engineering

Harley-Davidson is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or other classes protected by applicable law. Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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