Sensata Technologies, Inc. System Engineer-3 in Changzhou, China

General Description

  • Based in Changzhou / China, you will report to a manager in Shanghai and have close communication with R&D in Antrim, UK. At a high level, your duties will require you to provide Systems and Software expertise and support to Sensata’s customers. There will also be elements of engineering development associated with the role. The candidate may also need to travel to Antrim, UK for a duration of 1-2 weeks for initial training in Systems development. As such, the candidate needs to have English language fluency, both verbally and written.


Job Description

Your duties will include:

  • Capturing customer requirements and managing within a requirements management tool, in partnership with Antrim team

  • Negotiate requirements with the customer to reduce development time and keep abreast of latest Sensata roadmap and exploit this during the negotiation

  • Analyze the customer requirements and develop functional requirement for low level software development and be able to effectively communicate this to customers and potential ECU partners

  • Perform the system integration and system performance testing

  • Understanding of mechanical design considerations to be able to review with customers and negotiate

  • Understanding of validation considerations to be able to review with customers and negotiate Troubleshooting on vehicle level or production levelo Experience and/or willingness to learn how to use a spectrum analyzer is mandatoryo Apply knowledge of wireless communication system Provide onsite assistance at customer production sites, specifically to troubleshoot calibration and diagnostic procedures at customer EOL Periodic translation of specifications and test reports between English / Chinese is a requirement

Capability Requirement

Bachelor degree or above on electronic or related major;

Experienced at CAN/LIN communication protocol and testing/simulation tools;

Experienced at the application of on vehicle wireless system such as TPMS/RKE/PEPS;

Good communication and negotiation skills

Have basic knowledge of ISO26262;

Have knowledge or experience software engineering standard such as CMMI/APICE



Our employees are the reason we have been successful in the past and the reason we will be successful in the future. Employees’ skills, talents and work ethic have defined the business and will shape our collective future.

Our Vision is to be:

  • A world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and electrical protection

  • Satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment

  • A partner, employer, and neighbor of choice.

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Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications.

We are a rapidly growing company with $3 billion in annual revenues, operations and business centers in 13 countries and more than 20,000 employees worldwide, including 900 people in mostly engineering, business development and corporate support roles at our U.S. headquarters in Attleboro, MA.

We pride ourselves on being a leading global company with strong, local decision making and innovative complex products that make a real difference. We have a reputation for unwavering integrity and offer global exposure to world-class talent and significant personal growth and development opportunities.

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