Volt Workforce Solutions Embedded Software Controls Engineer in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Embedded Software Controls Engineer in Cedar Falls, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: Cedar Falls, IA

  • Job Type: Engineering Disciplines

  • Duration: 100 weeks

  • Date Posted: 9/16/2018

  • Job ID: 132411

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 563-723-3700

Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries. We offer competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking an Embedded Software Controls Engineer to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in Waterloo, IA. This is a contingent position expected to last 3 years.

Within this role, you will:

  • Design, develop, test, and document embedded software for electromechanical/electrohydraulic subsystems for agricultural equipment projects

  • Create and develop software per the John Deere Embedded Software Development Process

  • Participate in control system design and analysis

  • Participate in functional/subsystem design/test requirement reviews and document results

  • Verify that the subsystem meets requirements, through a combination of virtual and hardware-based testing, including desktop, bench, and vehicle simulator testing

  • Analyze current production/experimental issues, develop an understanding of the root cause and create appropriate action plans to resolve these issues

  • Provide technical support during system field-testing activities on an as needed basis

  • Provide necessary design documentation to support development of service publications

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, or Ag Engineering, or equivalent experience in a related career field

  • 2 or more years of experience working in mechatronics; this includes a solid understanding of electrical and electronics, hydraulics, and mechanical systems

  • 2 or more years of experience with C/C++ programming language and software development tools for embedded microcontrollers in mobile applications

  • Subsystem design, software development, and electronic circuit design and analysis experience

  • Control system experience, preferably related to propulsion systems

A strong candidate will also have:

  • Technical experience related to the design/diagnostics of mechanical/electrical/hydraulic systems

  • Experience with MATLAB/Simulink

  • Experience with control systems design and analysis

  • Product engineering experience

* This position is located in Waterloo, IA. Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense. *

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt. No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

Submit your resume today for immediate consideration!

If you do not meet all the qualifications for this position, be sure to visit http://jobs.volt.com at https://jobs.volt.com/ to find other available positions that you may qualify for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.