Entry-Level Electrified Powertrain Calibration Development Engineer

Allen Park, MI
Full Time
Powertrain Engineering - 1411
Entry Level

At Roush, we fuse technology and engineering to provide product development solutions to customers in a diverse range of industries. Widely recognized for providing engineering, testing, prototype, and manufacturing services to the transportation industry, Roush also provides significant support to the aerospace, defense and theme park industries.  With over 2,400 employees in facilities throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America, our unique combination of creativity and tenacity activates big ideas on a global stage.  We want motivated, ambitious people who put the needs of our customers first, bring creativity to their work and will do whatever it takes to achieve success.  If you share our passion for providing innovative solutions to complex challenges, we want you on our team.   

Are you an Entry-Level Electrified Powertrain Calibration Development Engineer looking for a dynamic company to join?  Due to our steady growth, we have an immediate opening for an engineer who will be responsible for developing electrified powertrains from concept, through prototype, and to production level. The Entry-Level Electrified Powertrain Development Engineer must have the capacity to assimilate and understand the implications of new developments, quickly responding appropriately to situations as they evolve.  This position is located at our Allen Park, MI facility.


  • Participate in development and validation of electrified powertrain controls for EV applications.
  • Carry out bench, dynamometer, and vehicle-based electrified powertrain development.
  • Analyze various data and present to team members.
  • Support the validation and release of controls software into production.
  • Perform hot climate, cold climate and high altitude development testing to meet customer objectives.
  • Calibrate all aspects of powertrain function, including core propulsive features, diagnostics and safety, thermal systems, high voltage, and overall vehicle integration.
  • Provide positive technical contributions in a project team environment.
  • Support various dyno and/or vehicle-based research projects.
  • Modify calibration as needed to collect various experimental data.
  • Work hands-on with various engines and components.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering. A concentration in electrical, computer, or software is preferred.
  • Minimum 6 months experience in powertrain development and/or calibration (previous co-op/internships and/or FSAE or equivalent experience included).
  • An energetic and enthusiastic attitude toward vehicle testing and development.
  • Must be a self-starter who takes initiative and responsibility for work.
  • Willing to travel up to 15% within the U.S. and potentially internationally for development testing and customer work site visits.
  • Ability to perform effectively in a team environment.
  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of control systems and control system design, desire to work with controls for various systems.
  • Hands-on electrical system diagnostic skills.
  • Ability to work with basic hand tools.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with ETAS INCA and/or ATI Vision calibration tools.
  • MATLAB, Simulink and/or C program documentation experience.
  • CAN network testing and simulation ability.
  • Hands-on hybrid and/or electric vehicle development experience.


To apply, please visit the Roush careers page by clicking on this link: https://roush.applytojob.com

Our Full-Time benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, earned sick time, STD, LTD, 401K, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid holidays.

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Roush is an EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. If you need a reasonable accommodation for our employment application process due to disability, please contact Roush Talent Acquisition at 734-779-7087.


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