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Powertrain-transmission Calibration Engineer Resume

Ann Arbor, MI


  • 3 years of experience in automotive powertrain (engine, transmission, driveline) controls Algorithm development
  • Experience in MATLAB Simulink/State flow modeling.
  • Knowledge of C/C++ in Embedded Coding (Auto - Code).
  • Experience with ETAS calibration development toolchain (INCA)
  • Familiarity with test environments (vehicle/dyno) and hands-on controls implementation
  • Familiar with implementation of rapid prototype controllers and hardware-in-the-loop systems
  • Experience with IBM Rational Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) for software content, issue, and release management.
  • Experience with DFMEA creation, ability to lead/participate in DFMEA reviews.
  • Experience working with cross functional teams (e.g. transmission calibration, program management) and self-motivated to make plans and take action with minimal direction
  • Experience with communication protocols (CAN, LIN, etc.) and associated development tools
  • Ability to read electrical/electronic schematics
  • Involved in all stages of V-Model of Software development- Requirement, Design and Testing (Unit Testing, HIL Testing).


Powertrain-Transmission Calibration Engineer

Confidential, Ann Arbor, MI


  • Calibrated adaptive gear shift strategy for 8 speed automatic transmission to meet the drivability targets and test-cycle fuel economy, emissions requirements
  • In-vehicle testing, validation & calibration development under various climate, altitude, terrain conditions
  • Accurately developed and implemented changes to calibration to improve the performance and robustness of the system
  • Presented full data report to management and other calibrators
  • Delivered complete transmission calibration release and resolved customer complaints by coordinating with transmission shift quality and engine torque control teams
  • Perform data acquisition and analysis in the ETAS INCA/MDA environments

Transmission HIL Verification & Validation Engineer



  • Reviewed Requirement documents from DOORS tool and provide feedback to maintain high quality of the requirements.
  • Identify different scenarios/operating conditions to test a high-level requirement and develop robust reusable Component Level Test Cases to provide optimum test coverage
  • Validate the requirements on dSPACE Hardware-in-Loop (HIL) simulator by injecting fault pinouts or loss of communication.
  • Developed automated test scripts.
  • Worked on engineering and automotive CAN communication Vector Tools - CANoe.
  • Analysed validation results and reported issues in the issue tracking system and supported cross functional teams to find the root cause and resolution of the issue.

Transmission Controls/ Algorithm Engineer



  • Design and develop automatic transmission control algorithms in the MATLAB Simulink/State flow environment.
  • Responsible for developing algorithms and software for transmission and driveline control systems with emphasis on
  • Transmission subsystems and their interactions; including clutch, hydraulic, diagnostics and drivability.
  • Design and develop new concepts for transmission control algorithms to support new power train systems.
  • Develop software functional components for clutch to clutch transmission controller.
  • Optimize algorithm design through modeling, simulation, data collection and analysis.
  • Maintain and improve control system requirement specification
  • Collaborate with calibration team to resolve diverse kinds of issues in areas such as staging clutches for up-shifts/down-shifts, integrating calibrations for various driver and performance modes, garage shifts, shift pressure and line pressure, clutch air purge, clutches pulsing etc.
  • Developed C-based SW algorithms for 8/9/10 speed automatic planetary transmission following internal software design, development process.
  • Performing in-vehicle and HIL testing to validate TCM software against VF requirements
  • Composed test cases to validate and verify requirements and software changes using SIL for SW validation.
  • Reporting and analyzing post-test failures and providing suggestions to Requirements team for the same
  • Review and implement software changes for software functional components.

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