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RFA Engineering Software Systems Engineer - Mobile Equipment in Clarion, Iowa

RFA Engineering ( is looking for a growth oriented candidates that want to join our team at our customer's facility in Clarion, IA. As a member of our team, the selected candidates will work with our engineering staff and our customer's staff to support the development of self-propelled row crop sprayers using state of the art engineering tools.

This is a full time position with a full benefit package listed below, that is indefinite in duration with the opportunity of professional growth, direct hire by our customer, and additional opportunities within our own organization.

Job Description ?

  • Develop, analyze, and implement electrical and electronic systems on our machines.

  • Write multiple levels of software code.

  • Create functional software for machine control.

  • Create software simulations to test.

  • Create d esigns for p recision s ystem i ncorporation into machines.

  • Assist functional leader with communications to the rest of the business.

  • Work with external suppliers to help determine best hardware choices for machine design.

  • Learns and a p plies company engineering policies.

  • Ability to p roblem s olve and t hink q uickly.

  • Assist test engineering group with test plans for system to be performed after design is complete.


  • Degree in an Electrical, Computer, or Systems Engineering discipline or equivalent experience. - University Degree (4 years or equivalent).

  • Understanding of circuit and electrical system design.

  • Ability to communicate to a cross-functional group.

  • Understanding of electrical/electronic Systems. - Off-highway Equipment Relevant?12V System/CANBUS.

  • Experience working with a multi-meter, oscilloscope, and other diagnostic equipment -1-3 years.

  • Experience using C/C++ or other computer programming languages to do functional coding ? 1- 3 years.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude demonstrated through work experience or hobbies.

  • Excellent communication both written and verbal.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to thrive in a team environment.

    Why work for RFA? About RFA EngineeringRFA Engineering has provided machine design and engineering services to industry leading customers since 1943. Our primary focus is project based product development of off highway equipment including agricultural, construction, mining, recreational, industrial, and special machines. Our work includes concept development, product design, documentation, problem-solving, simulation, optimization, and testing of components, systems and complete machines. Our engineering staff is located both at our Engineering Center near Minneapolis, and at numerous customer sites throughout the U.S.We Offer Competitive Benefits:

  • Health and Dental Insurance

  • Supplemental Vision Insurance

  • Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Company Paid Long-Term Disability

  • Short-term Disability

  • Retirement Savings Account (Traditional 401k & Roth 401k)

  • Flexible Spending Plans for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care

  • Extra Time Bonuses

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Holiday Pay

  • Bereavement Leave

  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

  • Education Assistance

Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly