Controls Engineer - Embedded Systems

GLOBAL Recruitment Solutions LLC
Greencastle, Pennsylvania
Jun 12, 2024
Jun 14, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Our client is growing and are looking for multiple Embedded Software Engineers. If you are looking for a unique opportunity to be on the cutting edge of Arial Work Platforms and construction equipment, we have an opportunity for you! Not to mention, they have a very competitive benefits and compensation package, you would be bonus eligible.

The Sr Engineer Controls works within engineering groups to support the development and implementation of the control strategy and sub-system requirements for advanced vehicle control systems. Controls work encompasses control strategy development and verification for engine, hybrid, and electric vehicles, for components (electronic control modules, motors, drives, engines, generators, energy storage cells, sensors, etc.), and for autonomous vehicle systems, suspensions systems, material handling systems, and other auxiliary systems for on-road and off-road applications.


Under supervision, perform basic engineering calculations, investigations, and tasks.

Deliver results according to company and general industry engineering standards and processes.

Support more senior engineers in the preparation of plans, designs, computation methods, and/or reporting.

Responsible for smaller projects or sub-systems of limited complexity.

May be responsible for supporting multiple projects.

Work in collaboration with software engineering, and other internal engineering groups or business support disciplines as well as external component suppliers.

Provide guidance or mentorship to entry level engineers, designers, or technicians working on common projects.

Responsible for vehicle sub-system controls research, development, verification and validation, testing and production implementation.

Support developing requirements (resources, equipment, estimates, test plans, and milestones) according to the needs of a project.

Support developing control strategies in a virtual simulation environment using modeling tools (such as ADAMS, Matlab/Simulink/State flow, AMEsim, etc.) or hardware-in-the-loop simulators and transferring simulated strategies to vehicle testing and eventual production implementation.

Work with internal and external (industry consortiums, universities ) project teams on advanced control development efforts and on component development efforts


Accredited Bachelor's degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or related field with three (3) or more years of related experience.


Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical Engineering and three (3) or more years of related experience or Masters degree in mechanical or electrical Engineering and one (1) or more years of related experience

Automotive or heavy-duty vehicle background with vehicle control system experiences.

Work experience in automotive or heavy-duty vehicle CAN bus and architecture. Basic J1939 CAN

Work experience in Mathworks, dSPACE or Vector tools and Autosar.

Embedded software development experiences using C/C++/C# or Python a plus.


Internal Contacts: Contact with peers and others involving explanation of information (these contacts may be within or outside department or division), and the gathering of factual information; may include the communication of sensitive or confidential information.

External Contacts: Limited external contact to gather information, answer queries, or ask assistance.

Communication Skills: Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos; Read and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; Write routine reports, correspondence and speak effectively before both internal and external groups; Read, analyze and interpret business manuals, technical procedures and/or government regulations: Read, analyze and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.

Decision-Making: Regularly makes decisions of responsibility, involving evaluation of information. Decisions may require development or application of alternatives or precedents.

Complexity, Judgment and Problem Solving: Generally diversified and moderately difficult work. Requires judgment in the adaptation and interpretation of established practices and procedures to meet problems and situations to which the application is not clearly defined.

Supervisory/Managerial: General instructing, scheduling, and reviewing the work of others performing the same or directly related work. Acts as lead worker.