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Top Vehicle Controls Engineer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a vehicle controls engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of vehicle controls engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.3% of vehicle controls engineer resumes contained hardware as a skill. Let's find out what skills a vehicle controls engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Vehicle Controls Engineer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Hardware

high Demand
Here's how Hardware is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Evaluate performance benefits in comfort and rigid-body control made through hardware modifications.
  • Corresponded with manufacturer of onboard charging module frequently to ensure any software updates functioned with hardware capabilities.
  • Integrated the hybrid vehicle dual clutch control strategy into a new external control hardware module.
  • Designed and fabricated brackets and fixtures to mount internal and external peripheral hardware to minimize wafer defects and improve process stability.
  • Created technical proposal composition for the next generation Naval Destroyer Integrated Power and Propulsion system design testing utilizing D-Space component hardware.
  • Provided technical direction to projects assisting in the generation of sophisticated system control concepts and expanding these concepts into hardware.

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2. Canalyzer

high Demand
Here's how Canalyzer is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Conduct simulation tests using vector CANalyzer CAN communications and architecture, knowledge over CAN analyzer and vector tools.
  • Experience working on CAN protocol and use of CANalyzer software tool.

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3. Vehicle Dynamics

high Demand
Here's how Vehicle Dynamics is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Supported vehicle dynamics testing including raw data extraction and interpretation.
  • Provided vehicle dynamics support to team investigating steering wheel vibration during the launch of the 2003 Expedition.
  • Optimized Vehicle Dynamics w/ Design of Experiments & Regression Analysis.
  • Initiated technical specifications of vehicle dynamics based on marketing research and customizations.
  • Recognized as an expert subjective vehicle evaluator for Vehicle Dynamics, as well as Chassis, Powertrain and NVH.

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4. Control Systems

high Demand
Here's how Control Systems is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Provided design and troubleshooting expertise on various electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems throughout two factories.
  • Designed and integrated Control Systems algorithms for clients in the semiconductor fabrication and process control equipment industry.
  • Developed an adaptable linkage kinematics and force analysis library for use in real-time embedded control systems.
  • Implemented process control systems and cell technology of manufacturing for repetitive manufacturing and assembly operations.
  • Supervised time- and frequency-domain testing of the Suspensions control systems at the Livingston Observatory.
  • Evaluated Request for Proposal documents inviting outside bids for environmental monitoring and control systems.

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5. R

high Demand
Here's how R is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Developed a data extract validation application utilizing R that incorporates XML files to dynamically generate SQL statements for data reconciliation.
  • Assisted in coordination of efforts to obtain the corporate R Stamp, a QC program to assure Code weld repair integrity.
  • Performed Appendix R, fire protection safe shutdown analysis and evaluated its effects on electrical equipment using in-house computer programs.
  • Utilized R to construct models for predicting large group costs and savings for value based programs.
  • Developed Marketing mix model using Linear Regression in R which increased 9 percent ROI of marketing budget.
  • Compiled and processed large amounts of WWTP operation data from SCADA for BioWin input using R Project.

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6. Control Algorithms

high Demand
Here's how Control Algorithms is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Calibrate vehicle systems, including control algorithms or other software systems.
  • Designed hybrid transmission control algorithms for hybrid electric vehicles with a dual wet clutch powershift transmission.

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7. Data Analysis

high Demand
Here's how Data Analysis is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Supported the team with the transmission adaptation, Data logging, data analysis and report generation whenever required.
  • Performed calibration, efficiency tests, and thermodynamic data analysis for gas-fired heating units; data used to develop governmental standards.
  • Composed and delivered weekly reports to clients analyzing equipment health and operational deficiencies through data analysis and pattern recognition.
  • Created multiple Excel macros and Visual Basic programs to simplify and expedite data analysis during time critical failure investigations.
  • Reviewed and deliberated newly engineered combat crafts and recommended future design improvements based on data analysis and visual assessments.
  • Developed new validation process using live data analysis for enhanced problem detection and designed new product evaluation matrix.

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8. Data Acquisition

high Demand
Here's how Data Acquisition is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Gained technical expertise on ProSig data acquisition system and conducted training sessions for other department engineers.
  • Track tested cars to read the understeer & oversteer with MoTeC data acquisition to tune dampers.
  • Involved in wide range of analogue/digital designs including developing converter circuits, signal conditioners and IBM PC based data acquisition systems.
  • Design and implement different digital data acquisition systems to be integrated into helicopter control systems.
  • Created documentation for experimental processes and procedures, sensor setup and data acquisition setup.
  • Designed and build multiple scientific instrumentation platforms, data acquisition and control systems.

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9. Technical Support

high Demand
Here's how Technical Support is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Organized and lead harness manufacturing operations by planning, assigning work operations, and providing technical support to technicians.
  • Provided technical support to cross-functional team, which ensured successful utilization of new processes from initial trial concept to product commercialization.
  • Provided ongoing technical support to toll manufacturers utilizing statistical process control and continuous improvement methods to produce high quality product.
  • Provide engineering technical support to the manufacturing operations and related areas to ensure timely delivery of products to the customers.
  • Provided extensive technical support to customer service management by resolving customer disputes and complaints in an expedient time frame.
  • Helped increase equipment availability factor by responding to emergent issues and providing technical support to safely meet outages schedules.

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10. Powertrain

high Demand
Here's how Powertrain is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Develop & apply powertrain control system validation test methods, tools, and processes to ensure system functionality and robustness.

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11. System Design

average Demand
Here's how System Design is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Lead system design reviews to identify potential issues, initiating critical design changes to assure product quality and reliability.
  • Developed a Simulink control system for a configurable hybrid electric vehicle which uses model based embedded system design.
  • Utilized AutoMod simulations to display the feasibility of a system design via manipulation of system critical variables and equipment layouts.
  • Provided software system requirement specification, system design, system implementation and system testing for next generation cellular system.
  • Supervised the development & installation of two major capital projects preparing performance specifications & approving system design.
  • Eliminated engineering guesswork on several system designs thereby ensuring customer satisfaction and profitability on the projects.

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12. Full Vehicle

average Demand
Here's how Full Vehicle is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Coordinated with engineering team to develop and assess full vehicle CAE models as par IIHS, NCAP standards.
  • Performed full vehicle handling, ride and steering simulation using ADAMS and customized simulation tools (Simulink).

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13. CAD

average Demand
Here's how CAD is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Conceptualized the falcon wing door trim which includes the mechanism design, CAD and 3D mock ups.
  • Designed miniature rocket model per specifications required by hosts of an Additive Manufacturing workshop using CAD software.
  • Managed integration of CAD design files from multiple engineers into assembly layouts of robotic diagnostic analyzer.
  • Configured custom engineering workstations for CAD applications and assisted in quality control as needed.
  • Supervised auto-cad operators in generation of these electrical drawings before participating in sign-off.
  • Created new or modified existing manufacturing drawings using CAD methodology.

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14. Carsim

average Demand
Here's how Carsim is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Analyzed and simulated suspension characteristics on MATLAB & CarSim for better ride performance.

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15. Dfmea

average Demand
Here's how Dfmea is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Develop DVP&R's, DFMEA's, WERS release.
  • Exercised judgement filling DFMEA ,design validation with accepted practices and policies.

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16. CAE

average Demand
Here's how CAE is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted CAE analysis of body and exterior of GM s current and future vehicle models that involved durability analysis.
  • Conducted thermal CAE analyses using RADTHERM and vehicle testing in support of design and development.
  • Created test cases for CAE work and correlated results with physicaltesting.

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17. Electrical Systems

average Demand
Here's how Electrical Systems is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Served on-call for diagnostics of failing equipment and electrical systems troubleshooting.
  • Specialized in environmental noise control, architectural acoustics, and mechanical/electrical systems noise control.
  • Designed custom solutions for turbine electrical systems upon system/component failures.
  • Designed complete electrical systems and control panels for automation equipment.
  • Maintain general rig electrical systems.
  • Perform troubleshooting, process start-up, design, and documentation of Mechanical and Electrical Systems for new or modified production equipment.

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18. ECU

average Demand
Here's how ECU is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Repair electronic board for automotive dashboard, ECU, audio systems, GPS, Airbag Units and electro-mechanics parts.

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19. NVH

average Demand
Here's how NVH is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Perform NVH analysis on both vehicle suspension and exhaust systems.
  • Develop and implement advanced CAE/FEA tools for NVH development.
  • Provided field support for evaluating vehicle performances and NVH issues that enabled quick customer resolution.

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20. Test Scripts

average Demand
Here's how Test Scripts is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Developed test scripts for automated circuit analyzer equipment used for testing aircraft sub and final assembly wiring.
  • Developed Automation Test Scripts for different test scenarios covering all aspects of project functionality.
  • Developed manual test scripts to evaluate Corporate Information Security Web based user authentication applications.
  • Developed test scripts for verification of new software algorithms and integration.
  • Developed Load Runner test scripts according to test specifications/ requirements.
  • Executed automated test scripts and modified as appropriate

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21. Vehicle Development

low Demand
Here's how Vehicle Development is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Perform ride, handling and steering vehicle development.

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22. Suspension Systems

low Demand
Here's how Suspension Systems is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Designed the steering and suspension systems in Solid Works software and proposed three plausible mechanisms for steering and Braking system.
  • Reproduce suspension systems in 3D via Autodesk software, numerical analysis of linkage geometry in motion.

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23. Solidworks

low Demand
Here's how Solidworks is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Developed drawing templates in Solidworks, Solid Edge, and AutoCAD for engineering team.
  • Produced 3-dimensional parts and assemblies using SolidWorks based on 2-D layouts of interior profiles from engineers for satellite communications equipment manufacturer.
  • Create product documentation including electronic board layout, SolidWorks drawings, product specifications, and preliminary marketing brochures.
  • Manipulated complex product geometries in SolidWorks to demonstrate design changes that fit within manufacturing constraints.
  • Computer-Aided Drafting Experience o Expert level SolidWorks and AutoCAD for optical designing and lithography.
  • Design, modeling and simulation of equipment for process optimization using SolidWorks and Pro/Engineer.

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24. Diesel Engines

low Demand
Here's how Diesel Engines is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Project: Exhaust Gas Energy Recovery from a V16 locomotive Diesel Engine.
  • Tested for the effects of exhaust gas recirculation on NOx emissions on a 2.0L single cylinder dual valve diesel engine.
  • Project: NOx Reduction in Diesel Engines by EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation).

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25. Engineering Support

low Demand
Here's how Engineering Support is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Achieved vehicle performance targets and cost objectives utilizing Systems Engineering principals.
  • Provided Engineering support for a Market Research project for the Marine Corps new Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV).
  • Provided nation-wide engineering support to divisional, regional, and system personnel at all respective levels related to Broadband service offerings.
  • Provided engineering support to the Process Safety Management and Management of Change teams, by making workable engineering solutions and recommendations.
  • Provided Safety & Reliability engineering support/representation to numerous Anomaly Investigation and Resolution Teams, as well as program Integrated Product Teams.
  • Supplied engineering support for international customers for validation and verification of their GE land mobile systems.

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26. Software Development

low Demand
Here's how Software Development is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Modified and developed vehicle diagnostic and connectivity software using Scrum software development process.
  • Developed & executed sophisticated customer use cases operating in an agile environment for robust, high velocity & disciplined software development.
  • Assisted in defining program schedules, tracking metrics and developing Basis of Estimate and Rough-order-of-Magnitude Estimates for flight software development.
  • Pursued funded research into distributed, networked computing with the emphasis on innovative software development and debugging tools.
  • Provided software analysis from system integration and coordinating closely with the CTSF Director and engineers on software development.
  • Enriched quality by designing and implementing software version control application, ensuring improved collaboration within software development teams.

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27. OEM

low Demand
Here's how OEM is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Coordinate with OEM customers for project planning, schedule and evaluation.
  • Design the Exhaust system that meets OEM tailpipe SPL, BP and engine performance requirement.
  • Developed several loudspeaker designs for OEM automotive applications (Ford and Jeep).
  • Tuned multiple vehicles for OEM's, that are currently in production.
  • Performed validation testing according to OEM specifications; recorded and retained results in an appropriate manner for submission.

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28. Component Suppliers

low Demand
Here's how Component Suppliers is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Drive change within both plant manufacturing and component suppliers to resolve component issues.

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29. Chrysler

low Demand
Here's how Chrysler is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Drive, test, and documented results of new program Chrysler vehicles while employed as an endurance driver.
  • Developed standards to support quality, comfort and weight targets for testing of Chrysler passenger car seat system.
  • Achieved Chrysler supplier recognition award for flawless launch support of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee at JNAP.

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30. FEA

low Demand
Here's how FEA is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Performed FEA analysis of WFD, T-Drive, and Low Floor Bus prototypes using I-DEAS and Gurney fatigue methodology.
  • Designed, performed dynamic structural FEA and fabricated A-arms, sway bars, bell cranks & pull rods.
  • Performed initial FEA analyses using ANSYS before analysis team performed in depth system analysis.
  • Design is being matured for FEA and CFD analysis.
  • Designed system components using SolidWorks and performed FEA structural analysis.
  • Perform System FEA Structural Contact Analysis on Front Suspension Corner Modules with patented polygon wheel hub design.

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31. Hybrid Vehicle

low Demand
Here's how Hybrid Vehicle is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Prepared control strategy for a Hybrid vehicle including energy management strategy as well performed troubleshooting for the battery management.
  • Design and development of control system for the hybrid vehicle using MotoHawk which can be calibrated using MotoTune.
  • Traveled to Sweden and Germany to develop the architecture for the hybrid vehicle with integrated powershift controls.

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32. Design Control

low Demand
Here's how Design Control is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Project: Model based design control for Hybrid Electric Power Train System.

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33. Control Strategies

low Demand
Here's how Control Strategies is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Control strategies were developed using Simulink software.

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34. OBD

low Demand
Here's how OBD is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Used OBD to diagnose engine problems.

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35. GM

low Demand
Here's how GM is used in Vehicle Controls Engineer jobs:
  • Received cash awards from GM on three suggestions that were implemented, saving more than $400,000.00 the first year.
  • Assisted GM's West Coast Communications team on public outreach events and expos.
  • Refer to "PROJECTS IN GM" section.
  • Possess good knowledge of CAN, LIN and GMLAN used in GM cars for serial data communication.
  • Performed Automated PC based Testing of Voice recognition for GM cars using Nuance voice recognition Engine VoCon.
  • Worked with Mercedes Benz and GM.

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Online Courses For Vehicle Controls Engineers

One of the best ways to acquire the skills needed to be a vehicle controls engineer is to take an online course. We've identified some online courses from Udemy and Coursera that will help you advance in your career. Since vehicle controls engineers benefit from having skills like hardware, canalyzer, and vehicle dynamics, we found courses that will help you improve these skills.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Vehicle Controls Engineer

Hardware13.3%
Canalyzer10.3%
Vehicle Dynamics9.7%
Control Systems9.2%
R8.5%
Control Algorithms6.7%
Data Analysis5.4%
Data Acquisition5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Vehicle Controls Engineer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Hardware
Hardware
13.3%
13.3%
2
2
Canalyzer
Canalyzer
10.3%
10.3%
3
3
Vehicle Dynamics
Vehicle Dynamics
9.7%
9.7%
4
4
Control Systems
Control Systems
9.2%
9.2%
5
5
R
R
8.5%
8.5%
6
6
Control Algorithms
Control Algorithms
6.7%
6.7%
7
7
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
5.4%
5.4%
8
8
Data Acquisition
Data Acquisition
5%
5%
9
9
Technical Support
Technical Support
4.2%
4.2%
10
10
Powertrain
Powertrain
3.1%
3.1%
11
11
System Design
System Design
3%
3%
12
12
Full Vehicle
Full Vehicle
2.7%
2.7%
13
13
CAD
CAD
2.7%
2.7%
14
14
Carsim
Carsim
2.4%
2.4%
15
15
Dfmea
Dfmea
2%
2%
16
16
CAE
CAE
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Electrical Systems
Electrical Systems
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
ECU
ECU
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
NVH
NVH
0.9%
0.9%
20
20
Test Scripts
Test Scripts
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Vehicle Development
Vehicle Development
0.7%
0.7%
22
22
Suspension Systems
Suspension Systems
0.7%
0.7%
23
23
Solidworks
Solidworks
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Diesel Engines
Diesel Engines
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Software Development
Software Development
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
OEM
OEM
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Component Suppliers
Component Suppliers
0.3%
0.3%
29
29
Chrysler
Chrysler
0.3%
0.3%
30
30
FEA
FEA
0.3%
0.3%
31
31
Hybrid Vehicle
Hybrid Vehicle
0.2%
0.2%
32
32
Design Control
Design Control
0.2%
0.2%
33
33
Control Strategies
Control Strategies
0.2%
0.2%
34
34
OBD
OBD
0.1%
0.1%
35
35
GM
GM
0.1%
0.1%

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