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Electrical Engineer/ Embedded Software

Date:  Apr 3, 2021

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-OH-AKRON-ICA-2127   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Megan Rotunno  
Sponsorship Available: Yes 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 



About the position

You will have the opportunity to support the global innovation and product development teams by development of RFID/TPMS and tire electronic solutions for passenger, commercial and race applications. Be part of a global technology development team. Understand business requirements and deliver technology that meets performance, cost and quality standards.

Support development of Goodyear’s strategy in the area of global innovation and tire information systems. 


Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and/or validate Hardware and Software of tire electronics and vehicle telematic systems
  • Application of RFID/TPMS (Radio Frequency ID / Tire Pressure Monitoring System), and other sensor technologies to tires. 
  • Work closely with data scientists, tire designers, manufacturing, customers, external partners as well as the hardware and software developers to innovate, develop and support complete product and service solutions. All phases of engineering from System Design to Customer Support. 
  • Coordinate marketing, procurement, legal and technical team members to define, develop and manage working relationships with various external vendors and partners. 
  • Select electronic components that are Custom, COTS (Commercial-Off-The-Shelf) and a combination of both that will become standalone or integrated products. 


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field. Preferred Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.
  • 4+ years: Development and production of automotive qualified electronic products. Product design and fabrication of prototype electronics.
  • Testing and measurement of RF electronic performance.
  • Electronic systems design and specification.
  • IoT and automotive electronics experience preferred
  • Analytical Modeling.
  • Programming micro-controllers to implement product functions. Definition of system requirements for electronic sensors.
  • Model Based development from Matlab Simulink to embedded code
  • Program and project management. Leading and participating in a cross-functional support team environment, sharing knowledge and experiences with other team members in support of team responsibilities.
  • Experience in Vehicle Dynamics a plus. 


Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in electronics hardware design and development
  • Proficiency in software programing language: C/C++, Python, Perl in Linux and RTOS environment
  • Familiarity with BLE, WiFi and RF communication protocol
  • Familiarity with CAN/J1939, OBD-II and UDS
  • Familiarity with machine to machine protocols like MQTT
  • Familiarity with distributed systems in an IoT context
  • Familiarity with MATLAB Simulink, Coder and other MATHWORKS toolboxes.
  • Digital Signal Processing Algorithm/GUI Development in MATLAB.
  • Proficiency in computer systems and programming.
  • Proficiency in statistical design & analysis; cause & effect analysis & risk analysis.
  • Ability to carry out assignments in a logical fashion using existing technology & standardized methods.
  • Basic organization, communication & experimentation discipline. Practical understanding of science &technology in the appropriate discipline.
  • DAQ/Interfacing of various Analog/Digital Sensors. Wireless Communication and Telemetry Principles and Systems 




Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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