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Southfield, MI, US

V2X Solutions Engineer


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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.



Principal V2X Solutions Engineer
Southfield, MI - Lear World Headquarters

Position is remote, but must be in the Metro-Detroit area.


Job description:

We are looking for an experienced hands-on Connectivity engineer who can work independently as well as with the team.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to design and architect the advanced applications linking V2X, ADAS, telematics and autonomous vehicle development. Ideal candidate would be with proficient knowledge in V2X communication technology, ADAS and Autonomous vehicle controls. We are looking for an engineer, who is very interested in monitoring and applying research and technology results in a commercially successful products, rather than doing the fundamental research work by herself/himself.


Key Domain Areas of work include

  • Develop V2X application interface using automotive protocols such as CAN and ethernet
  • Develop concept V2X applications, using Linux operating system tool-chain and compilers, ROS, Matlab/Simulink, C/C++ and Python
  • Simulate ideas using computer simulations such as CARLA and PreScan
  • Develop algorithms analysis and code profiling
  • Conduct research on Connected & Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) and applications related to safety, mobility, security, and more
  • Work in collaboration with OEM partners and technology suppliers to implement proof of concept CAV applications
  • Conduct desktop/in-lab and vehicle application and systems integration testing
  • Analyze and log test results
  • Actively participate in brainstorming activities to generate ideas for new CAV applications
  • Support design, integration, and validation of on-board communications including DSRC, LTE-V2X, 5G in real-world and closed-track testing environments
  • Prior experience creating product roadmaps from conception to product launch, and leading design discussions internally and externally
  • Able to build cross-functional relationship with high empathy to understand the needs of other departments and priorities


  • Hands on experience with CAN and tools such as Vector’s CANalyzer and CANoe, and PCAN tools
  • Good understanding of GPS/GNSS positioning for the automotive application
  • BS or MS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent.
  • Passion towards software implementation
  • Must be fully confident of writing/maintaining code
  • At least 3 years of experience in developing multi-threaded code in embedded, Linux, ROS, Matlab environments
  • Strong debugging and analytical skills
  • Hands on experience implementing longitudinal and lateral controllers, path generation, and vehicle controls
  • Should be a good team player
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Keywords: DSRC, LTE-V2X, 5G, 3G, 4G, LTE, UDP, GPS, GNSS, IEEE802.11, CAN, V2V, V2I, Matlab/Simulink, Linux-based environments, C/C++, CARLA, PreScan, Python


Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.