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Senior Controls Systems Engineer

Company: Cummins
Location: Columbus
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Controls Systems Engineer


Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL. We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make you community a better place and work with most innovative thinkers to solve world's toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That's what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for a talented DS&C Electronic Controls - Technical Specialist to join our team specializing in Corporate Business Segment in Columbus, IN.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • This product focused position tailors' electronic systems for Cummins products. People in these positions will configure (tune), integrate, test, and release software, electronic control units, tools, sensors, actuators, and harnesses into an electronic system that controls the operation of Cummins' products in a variety of customer applications.Investigates electronic application and systems problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results.

  • Applies and improves electronic application and systems development processes and tools. Processes include system specification, modelling and simulation, calibration, Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R), and troubleshooting. Tools include Simulink, calibration tools, and PTC Integrity.

  • Obtains input and negotiates with product and software development teams and delivers control system designs, verified and calibrated software features and builds to product teams.

  • Makes decisions in the areas of electronic systems design, requirements, calibration, and test that impact the quality and performance of calibrated subsystems and feature classes of electronic subsystems. Responsible for review of less-experienced developers/testers' work to ensure robust, reusable, and efficient design.

  • Provides support and guidance to influence technical direction within a project team and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.Operates as a recognized specialist in a discipline or product area within the immediate team.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

University, or equivalent bachelor's degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required.

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience (4 plus years) in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making. Knowledge of MS Office tools are preferred

  • Develop controls components software algorithms using a prescribed design process from concept to fully test and document deliverables. Component algorithms development work includes controls as well as on-board diagnostic. Component software development process based on standard Autosar software development and Cummins internal software development.

  • Colleting and determining the system functional and performance requirements from various stakeholders and document requirements.

  • Based on the requirement, use theoretical and practical knowledge along with experience to approach the problem(s) or new change request.

  • Develop and select algorithm concepts, design and evaluate the algorithm using Matlab Simulink, generate code using real-time workshop, integrate newly generated code with other components to create executable, test updated software on engine control module or in simulation using Model in Loop (MIL), Software in loop (SIL) using Matlab test manager.

  • Develop and execute simulation or regression tests to ensure software component quality.

  • Create technical presentations for cross-functional forums to describe new algorithm concepts or technical issues. Lead or troubleshoot cross-functional controls software issues and provide solutions to solve the issues.

  • This position is specifically working on the embedded software controls. This position will not be specifying electronic hardware or circuits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, General Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 26, 2021, 2:22:43 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210001VP

Keywords: Cummins, Bloomington , Senior Controls Systems Engineer, Other , Columbus, Indiana

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