Telematics Architect

Posted Date 2 months ago(9/9/2021 9:47 AM)
Job ID
US-MI-Auburn Hills

About DMI

DMI (Digital Management, LLC.) is a global technology solutions company that specializes in digital strategy, design, transformation and support. Utilizing expertise from six unique DMI Groups, in the areas of AI & Analytics, Commerce, Experience, Managed Services, Transformation, and Government, DMI delivers intelligent digital transformation solutions that meet organizations where they are. Born digital, DMI has been delivering mission-critical, enterprise grade solutions since 2002 for over a hundred Fortune 1000 enterprises and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI has grown to 2,000+ employees globally and has been continually recognized by top industry analysts as market leader as well as a Top Place to Work by the Washington Post.| Careers | Twitter | LinkedIn |Facebook 

About the Opportunity

DMI’s connectivity organization was established to develop a platform capable of supporting the rapid development and deployment of connected services for our customers. The connectivity applications developed by this organization is classified as MISSION CRITICAL. This classification is reserved for only our most important applications. Non-availability or poor quality of connectivity applications can seriously impact the ability to offer critical safety, security, and convenience services to our customers. The connected vehicle ecosystem covers a myriad of technologies and systems and ranges from in-vehicle to off-board systems.


Our primary focus is on off-board systems and its interaction and integration with in-vehicle systems. The off-board systems are complex in that they cover cloud platforms, user channels, back-office systems, contact centers and integration with third-party systems. All of these systems must have robust solutions developed to support high availability and fast response of services expected by our customers. In addition, the connectivity systems developed are global (build once deploy globally) with regional adaptations. If you are looking for a challenging, fast-paced, dynamic work environment, consider joining the DMI Connected Solutions team area. The selected candidate will be responsible for designing multiple connected services and features some of which must be done in parallel. The candidate will demonstrate a strong technical background and be well versed with systems integration as well as familiar with cloud and iOT technologies. The candidate must be able to quickly identify and resolve gaps in requirements that can impact the execution of a service or feature.



  • Responsible for the end-to-end design and delivery of bug-free off-board features.
  • Works with all the stakeholder teams in an Agile way to ensure timely progress and remove all the blockers as needed.
  • Responsible for managing the quality of delivery of feature and services by the suppliers within contractual boundaries.
  • Builds and maintains close relationship and interaction with all the internal and external stakeholders.
  • Responsible for the detailed design (API and Parm level) of the feature
  • Works with the requirements team (Feature/Product Owners) in assimilating (Feature) requirements.
  • Collaborates with the Solution Architect to ensure corporate compliance.
  • Coordinates design for all regions, wherever the regional responsibility is with the region.
  • Lead interface design in collaboration with all the vendor stakeholders and Solution Architect, for all components.
  • Work with channel leads to ensure design is consistent based on requirements.
  • Ensure the DFMEA (Design failure mode and effect analysis)/TARA (threat analysis and risk assessment) risks and issues are addressed 100%.
  • Provides clarification to all the development teams and resolves Dependency Trackers in a timely manner.
  • Validates the estimates from the development partners and recommends approvals.
  • Coordinates the resolution of all the issues identified by the various Validation teams


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field
  • 5+ years of enterprise-level programming experience, especially in the business and model layers
  • 1+ years of experience as an application architect
  • Experience in integrating complex multi systems solutions
  • Experience in developing artifacts (for example: Entity Relation Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, User Stories, Use Cases, and/or Swim Lanes, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Cloud technology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership and initiative with the ability to collaborate with the global team to creatively solve complex problems
  • Experience with integrating complex multi-systems solutions and with Cloud, iOT platforms
  • Experience with evaluating systems designs, API design and development practices
  • Troubleshooting / Root cause analysis experience
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills both oral and written
  • Experience with evaluating system and architecture designs
  • Ability to work within an offshore application development supplier engagement model
  • Ability to hold themselves and others accountable for resolving issues and maintaining project timelines
  • Knowledge of AGILE, DEVOPS & ITIL concepts
  • Experience in Connected Vehicle Prior experience working with an Automotive OEM Exposure to OTA (Over The Air) Updates like FOTA, AOTA
  • Exposure to Zuora billing and subscription management
  • Excellent team player with the experience in leading people Well organized, process oriented and focused on coaching team members towards process excellence
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities in a cross functional setting
  • Ability to interact with business partners and service providers at multiple levels Ability to hold themselves and others accountable resolving issues and maintaining project timelines
  • Understanding of SLA / KPI and enforcing them
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodology

Location: Remote (Detroit, MI Post COVID). Will consider candidates that can relocate or have the ability to travel when needed.


Working at DMI

DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. Being part of the DMI family means we care about your wellbeing. As such, we offer a variety of perks and benefits that help meet various interests and needs, while still having the opportunity to work directly with a number of our award winning, Fortune 1000 clients. The following categories make up your DMI wellbeing:

  • Community – Blood drives, volunteering opportunities, Holiday parties, summer picnics, Tech Chef, Octoberfest just to name a few ways DMI comes together as a community.
  • Convenience/Concierge - Virtual visits through health insurance, pet insurance, commuter benefits, discount tickets for movies, travel and many other items to provide convenience.
  • Development – Annual performance management, continuing education and tuition assistance, internal job opportunities along with career enrichment and advancement to help each employee with their professional and personal development.
  • Financial – Generous 401k match for both pre-tax and post-tax (ROTH) contributions along with financial wellness education, EAP, Life Insurance and Disability help provide financial stability for each DMI employee.
  • Recognition – Great achievements do not go unnoticed by DMI through Annual Awards ceremony, service anniversaries, peer-to-peer acknowledgement through Give-A-Wow, employee referral bonuses.
  • Wellness – Healthcare benefits, Wellness programs, Flu Shots, Biometric screenings, on-site lactation rooms provide employees with several wellness options. 

Employees are valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability. DMI maintains a drug-free workplace.


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