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Cummins Inc. Senior System Engineer in Columbus, Indiana

Senior System Engineer


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Powering your potential .

Our Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, IN for a Senior Data Science Solution Architect.

  • Responsible for assessing, defining and championing the IT architecture strategies, principles, policies and standards in alignment with the IT strategy and governing their use; coordinates with project teams to create, document, assess and/or validate the application and infrastructure solution designs for specific systems.

  • Applies enterprise architecture standards including styles, stacks, and patterns and applies them effectively.

  • Develops project solution designs to meet business and technical requirements.

  • Defines reference architectures aligned with IT technology standards to be reused as building blocks for other solutions.

  • Participates as a change agent to drive strategic IT architecture direction.

  • Leads and facilitates technical analysis, solution design, and technology domain sessions to drive optimum IT solutions.

  • Builds strong relationships with customers and peers across IT to effectively promote solution development using standard technologies.

  • Maintains awareness of emerging technologies, software trends, and tools.

  • Considers multiple, varied alternatives and recommends appropriate solutions based on cost/benefit analysis.

  • Facilitates and supports execution of pilot and or proof of concept activities to validate technology capabilities.

  • Collaborates with project teams to understand requested capabilities and recommends the right set of technologies to meet the needs.

  • Provides infrastructure capacity recommendations for new applications and systems.

  • Manages process optimization, allowing thebusiness to make better decision and reducing non- value steps.

  • Supports strategy and technical road map planning for business facing technical product owners

  • Liaises and aligns approach/strategy with data engineering solution architect and operations

  • Monitors and manages design stability and reliability of solutions



Architecture System Design - Defines and develops architecture deliverables, artifacts and building blocks (e.g. conceptual models, logical models, physical network designs, etc.) by applying architecture principles through the use of an architecture development framework and methodology that enables the organization to transform its systems in a controlled manner in response to business needs.

Business Architecture Design - Defines and creates business capability maps using standards, templates, tools and methodologies to provide a common understanding of key capabilities aligned to strategic objectives and tactical demands.

Business Process Design - Discovers, models, analyzes, measures and improves business processes using standards, templates, tools and methodologies to optimize business performance.

Business Value Assessment - Conducts or supports the business value assessment using a value assurance approach to increase the potential of success of large IT programs.

Business Need Definition - Defines the business outcome that the proposed work will provide using the Business Analysis Toolkit (modeling the five aspects and creating use cases) to justify investment of resources (people, time, finances).

Solution Design - Creates and defines the solution design complete with instrumentation and measurement, using Cummins IT processes, standards and tools, version control, and build and test automation to synthesize diagrams, models and documentation in order to build a solution that meets buildability, business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.

Project Issue and Risk Management - Manages the process to identify, assess and prioritize issues and risks using recommended tools and processes to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of negative events or to maximize the realization of positive events.

Scope Management - Manages a list of project deliverables (scope) using the recommended project management tools and processes to ensure that the project includes all the work required and only the work required to complete the project successfully.

Strategic Roadmap Planning - Produces a high-level, multi-year product and capability roadmap utilizing internal and external business resource, asset and market knowledge and experience to communicate the organization's focus and priorities to internal and external stakeholders.

Release Planning - Plans and manages the release of capabilities, features or products using inputs from the prioritized roadmap, planning, available resources and skills to communicate expected availability and releases of capability.

Balances stakeholders - Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.

Persuades - Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.


  • 3-5 years equivalent work experience in relevant technical discipline.

  • Prior work experience managing process improvement and optimization through technology solutions.

  • Experience in applied statistics (descriptive statistics, statistical testing, design of experiments, multivariate linear modelling etc.)

  • Experience in Analyzing and modeling structured and unstructured data using machine learning / predictive modeling.

  • Hands on knowledge of at least one programming language : python , R , Scala

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in statistics, information systems or related field required.

  • Masters degree in relevant field of study preferred

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.

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, Sears Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 9, 2020, 9:43:30 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200000EC