HIL Test Engineer


On Site
Full Time


Hardware-in-the-loop simulation
Quality assurance
Application development
Embedded systems
Test cases
Test equipment
Data acquisition
Data Analysis
Requirements management
Version control
Electrical engineering
Computer science
Test scripts
Software development
Automated testing
Computer hardware
Access control
ISO 9000

Job Details

Job Description

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams! With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation.

Ford EVDD is responsible for developing the key technologies and capabilities - such as EV platforms, batteries, e-motors, inverters, charging and recycling - to create ground-up breakthrough electric vehicles. In this role you will work on crucial hardware in the loop test engineering problems across our real-time application development teams for deeper test integration with underlying resources. HIL engineers help bridge the gap between hardware engineers, controls and software engineers, leveraging proven profiling, test, and debugging techniques to optimize our systems. Join a team of knowledgeable and passionate engineers striving to build robust and safety-rated embedded systems to solve the most relevant problems in vehicle electrification. Being on the Ford EVDD team means building the future as Ford's center of innovation and growth through electric and connected vehicles and services.

  • Operate and support VT(Vector) system-based Charging HIL test system (on-site).
  • Create HIL test strategies, test cases, and scripts based on client, internal, and regulatory requirements.
  • Set-up test equipment and run hands-on tests.
  • Support all release testing and bug triaging.
  • Help identify gaps in requirements and review the requirements for testability.
  • Work on setups to allow highly automated software release testing.
  • Create data acquisition systems for test data recording.
  • Utilize numerical data analysis tools to interpret test results.
  • Document results and provide reports.
  • Establish traceability using requirement management tools and version control.
  • Investigate test failures through analysis and failure reproduction.

  • 0 to 3+ years of testing and validation experience.
  • Bachelor/master's degree in electrical engineering, Computer Science, or similar.
  • Knowledge of lab instruments such as DMM, Oscilloscope, power supplies, and DAQs
  • Excellent written, visual, and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience in Python scripting for any automation or test scripts.
  • Knowledge on Charging systems and its standards
  • Any Software development/programming experience.
  • Ability to break down requirements into tests

Desired skills:

  • Experience with industry standard I/O and communications interfaces, e.g., CAN and Ethernet.
  • Knowledge on AC/DC Charging including familiarity of standards ISO15118, DIN SPEC 70121 and SAEJ1772
  • Experience with CANoe, CAPL, test automation, and measurement systems.
  • Experience with automotive regulatory, environmental, reliability, and safety requirements. SAE, IEC, ISO.
  • Experience with testing on Charging systems either at HIL or higher level(preferred).
  • Experience working with high voltage test setups.

What you'll receive in return:
As part of the Ford family, you'll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

Please see our Company Profile.

If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we'd love to have you join us.
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.


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