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Cummins Inc. Software Designer - New Product Development in Columbus, Indiana

Software Designer - New Product Development

Description

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.

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Our Fuel Systems 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, Indiana for a New Product Development Software - Design Technical Lead. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

This applied technology position creates software that is sold as an integral part of Cummins’ products. This position will require involvement in specification, design, implementation, testing and/or release of software that controls the operation of Cummins’ products in a variety of customer applications.

Investigates embedded software problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results.

Applies and improves embedded software development processes and tools. Processes include model based development, coding, compiling and test. Tools include Simulink, code editors, integration tools, static analysis tools, compilers and hardware in the loop test tools.

Obtains input and negotiates with product and software development teams and delivers verified software features, components, builds to product teams.

Makes decisions in the areas of software requirements, architecture, design, implementation and test that impact the quality and performance of software subsystems and feature classes.

Responsible for review of less-experienced developers/testers’ work to ensure robust, reusable, and efficient designs

Provides independent leadership of smaller business impact projects or ownership of complex components, products, systems or services with greater elements of ambiguity over the senior or lead engineer level and with full accountability to the project team.

Delivers independent execution of established and emerging work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge.

Owns the development and improvement of work processes and systems across a functional discipline area within a business unit site.

Coordinates and directs work among technicians and temporary student employees, assists in the transfer of knowledge to less experienced engineers through either indirect (scope of influence) or direct management of a small, local group of engineers.

Provides support and mentorship 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.

Qualifications

Skills & Experience Required:

Embedded Software Design and Construction - Constructs embedded software using industry standard methodologies and robust software engineering principles; verifies software updates to ensure quality products.

Product Verification and Validation Management - Coordinates the development of design verification and system validation plans from a variety of inputs to identify failure modes while handling risk and relative priority; evaluates analytical and experimental test results following engineering principles to verify that products meet internal technical requirements and to validate that design solutions meet customer needs; produces recommendations with user documentation to support product decisions.

System Requirements Engineering - Uses appropriate methods and tools to translate partner needs into verifiable requirements to which designs are developed; establishes acceptance criteria for the system of interest through analysis, allocation and negotiation; tracks the status of requirements throughout the system life-cycle; assesses the impact of changes to system requirements on project scope, schedule, and resources; builds and maintains information linkages to related artifacts.

Product Platform Planning and Architecting - Creates and develops a holistic product platform including key architectural feature and function variants needed to align with market level product plans of future target sectors; generates alternative architectures traceable to the requirements and performs trade-off analysis in collaboration with life-cycle partners to ensure a balanced and optimum platform; communicates and maintains traceable information and plans executed by product development teams.

Product Failure Mode Avoidance - Mitigates potential product failure modes, by identifying interfaces, functions, functional requirements, interactions, control factors, noise factors, and prioritized potential failure modes and potential failure causes for the system of interest to effectively and efficiently improve the reliability of Cummins’ products.

Systems Thinking - Defines the system of interest by drawing the boundaries, identifying its context within its environment, its interfaces, and that it has a life-cycle to aid in planning the problem statement, scope and work; analyzes linkages and interactions between elements that comprise the system of interest by using appropriate methods, models and integration of outcomes to understand the system, predict its behavior and devise modifications to it in order to produce the desired effects.

Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Builds networks - Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.

Resourcefulness - Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.

Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively tackle problems.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

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Lead development of Software for New Product Development projects as Design Technical Leader.

College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other related technical disciplines is required. Post-graduate (Master's) degree relevant to this discipline is an asset.

Experience

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Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience in a related discipline area is required with a proven track record of technical problem solving and quality decision-making. Knowledge of MS Office tools is helpful

Create, track and maintain S/W delivery schedules for assigned Cummins Development programs.

Serve as main collaborator with customer controls leads and align our Development program schedules with customer needs.

Create, maintain Software technical profiles, DFMEA, and related documents

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Estimate complexity of Software developments for new requirements, new programs based on proposed architecture.

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, General Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 2, 2019, 10:09:54 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1900024O

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