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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Systems Engineer in Changzhou, China

Based in Changzhou / China, you will report to a team leader in Shanghai. At a high level, your duties will require to provide Systems and Software expertise and support Sensata’s customers. There will also be elements of engineering development associated with the role.


General Responsibilities

  • Key participant in established procedures and guidelines to configure and install information systems (including hardware and software) that have been purchased by the organization's customers

  • Key participant in routine enquiries from the organization's sales force or customers about the technical aspects of the organization's information systems and products

  • Organize systems specifications and formalized representations of solutions (for example, flow charts, models) to configure systems that meet customer needs

  • Organize simple technical documentation to guide system users and to assist with the ongoing operation, maintenance, and development of the system

  • Develop skills and knowledge of the organization's products and services by working closely with a more experienced engineer or as the junior member of an engineering and sales team

Experience / Qualifications

  • A university degree and 2-4 years of experience (i.e. Bachelors degree) or a graduate degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Masters degree)

  • Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands

  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation

  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results

  • Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity

  • Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers



  • 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

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

b. Understanding of validation considerations to be able to review with customers and negotiate

 Troubleshooting on vehicle level or production level

  • Experience and/or willingness to learn how to use a spectrum analyzer is mandatory

  • 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


  • Bachelor’s degree or above on electronic or related major;

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

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

  • Basic knowledge of ISO26262 is preferred;

  • Knowledge or experience software engineering standard such as CMMI/APICE is preferred;

  • Good communication and negotiation skills;

  • Good team worker and willing to travel.

  • Good English in both speaking and writing.


Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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