Simulation Engineer, Powertrain

Company Overview:

Dorleco is a 360-degree controls software development & integration solution provider for electric and autonomous vehicle systems, focused on achieving its mission of developing sustainable & efficient vehicles with innovative, robust, and lean engineering practices. We provide a fast-paced R&D environment and deliver integrated solutions for mechanical, electrical, software, thermodynamic, and energy storage systems for modern electric and autonomous vehicle systems.

We are a trusted resource for full-time projects, overflow work, training, and resident engineering needs for the larger companies’ ePowertrain and ADAS engineering departments.

We are also a certified Minority Enterprise by NMSDC!

We offer a competitive salary and benefits plan including a comprehensive relocation package and excellent opportunities for career growth!

Location: Hagerstown, MD


  • Creating powertrain models using GT Power, MATLAB/Simulink, and similar simulation tools.
  • Developing software in the loop models for software verification and development.
  • Collaborate with technology engineers who own the software functionality and components. You will work together to optimize the design using simulation.
  • Interfacing with new product development projects to provide simulation results for concept selection.
  • Interfacing with the maintenance organization to provide simulation results to solve product quality problems.
  • Implementing improvement and new features into the production software/simulation environment.
  • Conducting tests in the laboratory and/or field to acquire data needed for simulation development and validation.
  • Documenting simulation development, validation, and results in the engineering report.
  • Communicating results to project, technical teams, and management.
  • Conducting data analysis on both production and test data. Assisting with overflow work in this area is a possible task depending on your background.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical) or similar technical field required.
  • Master’s degree in technical field strongly preferred.
  • 3-5 years of relevant powertrain development experience.
  • Experience in internal combustion engine development and optimization is preferred.
  • Proficient in GT power, MATLAB/Simulink, or similar tools.
  • Experience with programming for data analysis using SQL, Python, R, MATLAB, Apache spark, or equivalent language is preferred.
  • Understand of diesel engine calibration process. This includes combustion and after-treatment control is a plus.
  • Understanding OBD monitor development is a plus.
  • Experience in electric or fuel cell powertrains is a plus.


  • MUST be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
  • MUST be available to start working within 3 weeks of the offer acceptance date.
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