Embedded Software Engineer (entry level)

Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.


Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.

Location: Canton, MI USA  





As part of the software development team, the associate will apply expertise in embedded software development to electronics projects.  The ideal candidate must have embedded software design skills using C programming language & assembly.




  • Design and develop real-time embedded software for automotive modules. The development includes all the necessary phases of the standard V-model (requirement analysis, architecture design, detailed design, coding, unit and integration testing)
  • Interface with customer to collect and clarify requirement
  • Interface with internal groups such as system, electrical, mechanical, validation, manufacturing, project leaders, program managers and external groups such as suppliers
  • Be creative in developing software architectures with focus in software reusability
  • Provide effort estimates for different implementations
  • Participate in improvement of personal, departmental and technological capabilities
  • Support product builds, launches and investigation of issues
  • Be motivated and have strong problem-solving skills
  • Provides, exchanges, or present technical information from multiple data sources
  • Good verbal and written communication skills




  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Science.  Master’s degree is a plus
  • Some experience in C programming language for embedded systems
  • Familiar with automotive serial communication protocols such as CAN & LIN
  • Familiar with different microcontroller peripherals such as SPI, GPIO, PWM, etc.





  • AUTOSAR design methodology
  • High speed data networks such as Ethernet





Travel Requirements

Limited travel may be required

Physical Requirements

Office position – primarily sedentary

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disability to perform the essential functions)





Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.