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Cummins Inc. Electronic Controls – Senior Engineer in Columbus, Indiana

Electronic Controls – Senior Engineer


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We are looking for a talented ELECTRONIC CONTROLS – SENIOR ENGINEER to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Dynamic System and Controls team in Columbus, IN. (Hybrid)

As Electronic Controls Senior Engineer, you will be part of a team that develops software components for various features for multiple engine programs. Some of the features include different physic-based combustions methods, fueling controls, flow controls, engine protections methods, sensors and virtual sensors processing, sensor OBD diagnostics, thermal management strategies, Misfire preventions, various torque control paths, system-level onboard diagnostics, actuators controls, etc.

Below will be daily job responsibilities as Electronic Controls – Senior Engineer:

  • Collect software requirements for change request or defect from various stake holders. Determining the system functional and performance requirements for new requirements. Document new requirement in version control tools for tracking.

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

  • 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 and integrate new software in simulation.

  • Tests updated software, in simulation using Model in Loop (MIL), Software in loop (SIL) using Matlab test manager and on engine control module at component level and system level.

  • Create technical presentations for cross-functional forums to describe new algorithm concepts or technical issues, test results. Perform design review on new software with various stake holders and version control new software.

  • Lead or troubleshoot cross-functional controls software issues and provide solutions to solve the issues.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s or Masters’ degree in electrical, mechanical, or automotive engineering.

  • 3 years minimum work experience in designing and developing controls algorithms using Matlab Simulink, State flow, real time auto-code generations.

  • Familiar with Matlab Test Manager.

  • Familiar with PTC integrity change request, requirement management.

Preferred Requirements

  • Proven experience with software components development for productions

  • Proven experience in Simulink and Real timer auto-code generations.

  • Demonstrated proven experience agile software development process and tools

  • Knowledge of Combustions methods

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with minimum guidance.

  • Experience with Autosar component development.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

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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


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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Aug 18, 2022, 12:29:46 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220000H1