Job Title: Senior Systems Engineer / Pre-Sales
Date Posted: 06-04-2008
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Cross Country Automotive Servi
Company Website: www.crosscountry-auto.com
Contact Information: Cross Country Automo   Cross Country Automo (resume@crosscountry-auto.com)
Job Description:
Telematics Pre Sales Engineer/Systems Engineer

Cross Country is currently expanding our Telematics department due to the explosive growth in
the market.  Come work for a company on the cutting edge of technology with existing
relationships within the Automotive OEM and Insurance markets. We are looking for a Senior
Systems Engineer to lead the development of emerging Telematics features and services.
Demonstrate these features and services to potential clients. You would be the primary link
between the development group in explaining, demonstrating and developing the end to end
solution during the products lifecycle.  

The ideal candidate has an aptitude to grasp a general knowledge of multiple disciplines and
technologies.  The ability to proactively interact with various functional groups and work
independently in high-pressure situations.  Knowledge or experience of telematics and/or
and/or telecomm and/or automobile industry preferred. In addition:

∑         Strong communication skills

∑         Must be effective and efficient in a fast-paced environment 

∑         Technical expert of a specific area (e.g. interface design, telephony/telematics
solutions, navigation)

∑         Demonstrated ability to root cause hardware & software failures and determine
appropriate corrective actions 

∑         Demonstrated ability to provide innovative solutions for complex tasks

∑         High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult

∑         Understanding of engineering theory and principles of design

∑         High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

∑         Ability to work independently and with others 

 

Qualifications

  

Basic Required: 

∑         BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science

∑         Lead experience while actively developing software

∑         Object Oriented Analysis and Design (5+ years)

∑         High degree of written and oral communication skills 

∑         Appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with
business partners and executive leadership

∑         Appropriate interpersonal styles to work independently and effectively with
development team  (paired programming, requirements determination workshop facilitation,
modeling/design workshop facilitation)

∑         Knowledge of software and systems as it pertains to job-related area 

∑         Familiar with web services,  Simple Network Management Protocol, Java Massaging
Service, Extensible Markup Language (XML), Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), and Unified
Modeling Language (UML)

∑         Sever and network configuration, VPNís, Firewalls, databases

∑         Experience designing and implementing both software and hardware solutions

∑         High degree of analytical capability where problems are unusual and complex 

∑         Develops solutions to unusual and difficult problems

∑         High degree of technical aptitude and creativity

∑         Prepares presentations

∑         Functions in an advisory capacity to outlying facilities or divisions, generally in
a specialized area

∑         Demonstrated leadership skills (having lead medium to large scale software
development projects)

∑         Experience throughout entire systems development life-cycle

∑         Enthused by the characteristics of a rapid development environment 

∑         Capable of handling multiple diverse and complex assignments concurrently

∑         Actively identifies new areas for learning and takes advantage of learning
opportunities 

∑         Travels as required 

Basic Preferred:

∑         Masters Degree 

∑         Automotive Experience 

∑         Web Services

∑         Web service and web service client development in either Java, .NET, C#, C++

∑         Web application development in either Java, .NET, C#, C++

∑         Knowledge in one or more of the following:  wireless voice and data communications
protocol development, GPS, IT architecture, network topology, design and analysis.

∑         Wired/Wireless Communication and Session Protocols
o TCP/IP, SIP, CDMA, GSM, 3G

∑         Short Range Wireless
o Bluetooth

∑         Mobile Devices
o J2ME, WML, Brew

∑         Agile or XP Modeling and Programming Experience

∑         Experience with Telematics/Wireless industry and/or call centers

∑         Experience with vehicle systems development (E.g. Telematics, Navigation)

∑         Experience with messaging solution architectures 

∑         Experience with Digital Audio Processing & Acoustics

∑         Experience with Speech Recognition 

∑         Experience with Vehicle bus communications

∑         Experience developing applications that use TCP/IP socket communication

∑         Hands-on mechanical and electrical experience 

∑         Ability to use basic electrical test equipment (Multi-meter, Oscilloscope)

∑         Experience with software build and deployment tools Experience with software
application development for test automation or manufacturing automation

∑         Experience developing software for hardware interfacing and data acquisition
(digital I/O, analog I/O, serial bus, Ethernet, RS-232, audio)

∑         Enthusiasm and desire to develop test automation software to improve product quality
and reduce validation cycle time

Eligibility Requirements: 

You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Contact: 
 
 
Company: Cross Country Automotive Services 
Email: resume@crosscountry-auto.com 
Address: One Cabot Road
Medford,MA 02155
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