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Autonomous Driving Development Vehicle Team – Senior Automotive Instrumentation Technician

Why Join?

We work on interesting technical challenges using cutting edge technologies in a high performance, fully agile organization with an innovative environment & high level of autonomy, putting you in the driver’s seat.  We have a team-based structure with professional management & continuous development, where you will be exposed to many areas within Autonomous Driving, maximizing development opportunities.

What You Will Do

Our Development Vehicle Team is looking for a Senior Instrumentation Technician!  The Development Vehicle Team at Zenuity designs, builds, and maintains vehicles with integrated sensors, computers, and data acquisition hardware.  Such vehicles are used to develop software for safety critical autonomous vehicle systems intended as real production products.  

As a senior instrumentation technician, you will be a key member of an engineering development team whose role is to devise creative solutions to integrate test equipment and sensors into vehicles, perform electrical diagnostics of both the vehicles and installed test equipment, and fabricate mounting solutions to integrate development sensors seamlessly into a production vehicle.  You will work on self-guided cross-functional teams and interface globally where you will help make decisions.  You will also mentor the team on technical issues, tools, and processes as necessary.

Must-have Skills

An Associates Degree in an automotive electronics-related discipline is required, with 3+ years of industry experience working with prototype automobiles/automotive development.  You must be familiar with vehicle wiring systems and ECU interface (CAN, FlexRay), plus be able to understand and produce wiring diagrams, technical documentation, and procedures.  You must also have experience with the use and programming of lab instruments such as multimeter, oscilloscope, programmable power supply, spectrum analyzer, signal generator.  You must possess excellent electrical troubleshooting skills and soldering skills, as well as basic computer skills (MS Office).  

You should have the ability to use vehicle diagnostic test tools to read ECU fault codes.  You must also be capable of working independently in an agile environment.

Extra Skills

Beneficial skills include experience building cables and wiring harnesses, familiarity with data acquisition hardware and a variety of sensors for different applications, especially those used in autonomous vehicle development, plus experience coordinating services or purchases with outside vendors.  Experience with hybrid or electric vehicle, building and diagnosing electrical/electronic either in vehicle or test bench a plus.  Experience with executing in-vehicle validation testing in an automotive development environment is also valuable.  For this position, some travel may be required.


Full medical/dental/vision

401(k) and Gain Sharing with company matching funds

Vacation, Personal, Generous Holidays, College Savings, Car Allowance Program


Flexible working hours & work-life balance

Dynamic work environment & attractive and flexible work spaces


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Detroit, Michigan, USA

27777 Inkster Road
48334 Detroit, Michigan, USA Directions recruitment@zenuity.com


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