• Validation Engineer - Intermediate

  • 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 clients through world call engineering services 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 Medical and Life Sciences, Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, and Manufacturing industries.


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

    Job Description

    Altran is looking to hire a Validation Engineer to work on location in Auburn Hills, MI.




    • Performing verification and validation of automotive systems to meet federally regulated guidelines for software performance (OBD), safety requirements, manufacturability, and vehicle functionality.
    • Responsible for the validation of hardware, software, and vehicle functionality.
    • Responsible for developing master DVP's for Vehicle Validation, creating and managing DVP&R's, the test procedures (including maintaining traceability of test artifacts to requirements), and initial root cause analysis activities.
    • Responsible for properly documenting test procedures and developing new tests as appropriate to enhance coverage.
    • Ensure test properties functionality for validating the appropriate functions, performing the tests and entering test results at all I-Points for all programs.
    • Clearly document issues in PITS or GIM, and provide Validation Project Chief all DVP&R results and open issues found.
    • Provides leadership in the areas of formulation and implementation of testing strategies including traceability from requirements to results to achieve broader testing capabilities across multiple vehicle platforms.



    • Completed Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
    • 3-5 years validation processes, developing test plans (behavior/switching based), vehicle and/or component validation activities.
    • Automotive Lighting experience highly preferred but not required.
    • Experience desired in lighting regulations and EE systems behavior.
    • Knowledge of headlamp, tail lamp, small lamp technologies, design practices and regulatory compliance specifications helpful but not required.
    • Working knowledge of NX/Teamcenter Shainin and/or DFSS blackbelt experience preferred.
    • Experience developing performance standards and source packages is helpful.
    • Skills-Competencies/Requirements:
    • Track record of strong leadership.
    • Must be self-directed.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills required to support design/development process.
    • Candidate will work with assembly plant processes and some travel is required.
    • May be required to drive a company car. Valid driver's license is required as well as a clean driving record.
    • May be required to travel domestically and internationally (Canada) 20%

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


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