• Senior Transmission Controls Engineer

  • Company Overview

    Today’s complex interconnected world demands companies to conceptualize and deliver cutting-edge products and solutions to market faster than ever before. Altran, a global product development partner, collaborates with companies to address the business and technical challenges inherent in developing and supporting complex connected systems.


    For over three decades, leading companies and emerging startups in some of the most highly regulated and rapidly evolving industries have relied on Altran to inspire innovation, accelerate time to market, improve predictability, and maximize return on product investment. Altran provides a full complement of technology consulting, software and product development expertise, and engineering services to our client partners in the Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Industry and Electronics, and Medical and Life Sciences industries.


    In North America, Altran is based in Burlington, Massachusetts, with additional offices in Massachusetts, Michigan and the Silicon Valley. For more information, visit


    Job Description

    Altran is looking to hire a Senior Transmission Controls Engineer to support develpment initiatives for an Automotive OEM.



    • Capture powertrain and vehicle functional objectives and develop transmission system/control functional requirements in response to them.
    • In parallel to transmission hardware, controls, and electronics design development activities, and suppliers, capture their design assumptions/requirements and system level requirements. 
    • Participate in / lead DFMEA reviews as required.
    • Capture information data flows between electronic & software components
    • Integrate and synthesize acquired information to create new written transmission system control requirement specifications, with ability to link to requirement sources, and to downstream development activities and their documentation work product
    • Work with teams to verify system specification content align with downstream work product and in vehicle.
    • Participate in team/organizational system requirement documentation and work flow concept proposal development, and to execute from concept to completion, required transmission system documentation



    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Computer Engineering, Applied Physics, or other related Engineering degree.
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in automotive powertrain controls (engine, transmission, driveline) development
    • Experience in reviewing and communicating technical information
    • Experience working with and providing direction to supplier(s) or other activities
    • Work with cross functional teams; program management; issue resolution
    • Able to work in team environment, and be self-motivating to make plans and take action with minimal direction
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Have experience in DFMEA creation, able to lead/participate in DFMEA reviews
    • Experience with communication protocols (CAN, LIN, etc.) and tools for in-vehicle usage
    • Shall have experience with DOORs or other requirements capture facility
    • Be able to read electrical/electronic schematics
    • Familiar with INCOSE/Requirement writing standard
    • Must have excellent communication skills
    • May be required to drive a company car. Valid driver’s license and clear driving record.
    • May be required to travel domestically (0-20%)

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; M/F/D/V


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