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Embedded System Validation Team Lead

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**Job Summary:**

As an Embedded System Validation Team Lead in our Global Electrical, Embedded, & Connected Systems organization you will provide technical leadership to the team responsible for embedded systems validation of electronic control systems. This includes validation of ECU hardware/software requirements, diagnostics, and communications for domains including but not limited to powertrain, body, braking, steering, infotainment, electrification, and connected controllers. You will work with the internal program management team and vehicle product teams to ensure validation plans are completed to meet program timing.

As a team lead, you will provide technical leadership for new electrical controller content and to maintain high quality standards by establishing and ensuring best practices are followed within the Embedded System validation team, as well as retain ownership of your own technical execution projects. You will provide support for department budgeting, resource management and hiring, and strategy definition as requested.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Support Manager in department strategy and execution planning, budgeting, recruitment, and hiring

+ Create and enhance control systems validation related process, tools, and training

+ Work with control systems engineers to plan test script development and software validation schedules

+ Manage work assignments for team to ensure validation schedules are completed on time

+ Provide direction to the team on best approach for validation of HW and SW including usage of MIL/SIL/HIL simulation and/or bench/vehicle testing

+ Design test cases and develop test scripts for software validation as needed.

+ Setup, execute, and analyze the results of the software validation and report results to stakeholders.

+ Ensure that hardware validation is completed as required by supplier or test labs.

+ As applicable, ensure test coverage to align with Functional Safety goals/standards (May include participating in Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessments (HARA), Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis (DFMEA), and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), etc.)

+ Provide root cause analysis and troubleshooting guidance to the team

+ Some (domestic and international) travel required **Education, Skills and Knowledge:**

+ B.S. or higher in Engineering required; Electrical, Software, Computer or related desired 6+ years’ experience in design, implementation, or validation of controls, especially related to vehicle controls/diagnostics/communication required

+ Experience with communication networks required, CAN, UDS, and J1939 strongly preferred

+ Experience with software and/or hardware V&V efforts including MIL/SIL/HIL, unit testing, and related documentation required

+ Experience with DFMEA, SFMEA, and Functional Safety strongly desired

+ Embedded hardware, electronic circuit, and RF design experience a plus

+ Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced development environment required

+ Experience in effective problem solving and troubleshooting methods required

+ Familiarity with requirement and test case management in any requirement/software development database application as well as configuration management preferred

+ Experience in project management strongly preferred

_We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside._ _Apply today!_

**About Polaris**

As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2019 sales of $6.8 billion, Polaris’ high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com

**EEO Statement**

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

At Polaris, the need for diverse perspectives and experiences enables our vision of Best People, Best Team. We value our differences and align our passions to do great work. As a highly efficient growth company, we are driven to be agile and adaptable to support our customers. At Polaris we unite to create memorable adventures. Learn more at

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