R&D Engineer

SSI Technologies, Inc.

Janesville, WI

SSI Technologies is a leader of sensor solutions for the Automotive and Industrial markets. We effectively serve our customers by providing technical superiority, a high degree of customization, and outstanding technical engineering support. SSI is an entrepreneurial organization with a significant focus on all facets of R&D, Design, Marketing, and Manufacturing. SSI is in search of a Research and Development Engineer to join our growing organization.  The R&D Engineer will be involved in the development of cutting edge acoustic and ultrasonic sensor technology.


  • Algorithm Development   
  • Software Development - Involved assembler code and C code.  Transferred algorithm codes into microcontroller codes, optimizing where possible for performance and timing constraints
  • Hardware Development: Involved in discrete and ASIC’s design and development 
  • Sensor Development: Responsible for the development and execution of various sensor technologies including pressure, IR optical, ultrasonic, inductive, strain, piezoelectric, etc. 
  • Critical member for all significant problem analysis and corrective action teams
  • Technical lead for competitive analysis department 
  • System analysis and member for architecture definition and implementation as well as interface coordination with various vehicle components
  • Worked with teams on advanced manufacturing methods and concepts for next generation modules and systems, removal of non-value-added processes
  • Track government and market information and timing to determine timelines for product utilization
  • Track industry trends and technologies over time to identify when these opportunities would be mature enough to introduce into the automotive products
  • Define opportunities for system cost optimization, via sensor integrations, and incorporation of special features and/or functions
  • Resolve component and product related issues where they affected key performance and/or reliability targets
  • Product definition and technical directions for sensor products
  •  Define and recommend product developments, including business case proposals and analysis 
  • Move concept through Initial Management Product Development Reviews (Gate A/B) for initiation of projects 
  • Develop program through Reviews and Supporting through first product implementation and release
  • Responsible for resolving key technical issues and/or problems and assuring preventive methods for recurrence


  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3+ Years’ Experience in the Automotive Industry
  • Experience in Software Development and Optimization
  • Significant Experience with Sensors Including:
    • Radar sensors
    • Vision sensors
    • RF
    • Acceleration sensors
    • Vehicle stability control
    • IR sensors such as rain sensing systems
    • Ultra-sonic fluid levels
    • IR/UV
    • Thermo measurement
    • Conductive and Capacitive sensors
    • Displacement sensing
  • US Citizenship

SSI Technologies Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Applicants must be US Citizens.  Qualified candidates are invited to send a resume and salary requirements to: HR2@SSITECH.COM
For more information, please visit: http://ssitechnologies.com/

Date posted: Dec 22, 2016