Sr. Embedded Controls Engineer

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POST DATE 9/6/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Portland, OR

Portland, OR
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Title: SR. Embedded Controls Project Engineer

Location: Portland, OR United States


Skills: leadership/mentorship, c/c++, matlab/simulink, control systems design, can bus (sae-j1939 or can open),electric & embedded control systems, agile software development process, project management

Job Type: Direct Hire

Relocation assistance available up to $50K

Job Category: Engineering

Our client is looking for an energetic and innovative software engineering leader for their embedded controls Product Development team. This role plays an important role in leading a team to create, modify, and implement designs to address customer needs while interacting with all aspects of the organization, including marketing, manufacturing, procurement, and testing, to ensure quality products.


* Lead, mentor, and develop a team of embedded software design engineers ensuring the engineering concept, design, release, and follow-thru activities meet quality, reliability, performance, and cost targets
* Develop and manage the software engineering plan and project schedule
* Identify and implement improved processes for product innovation, development efficiency, customer responsiveness, and overall quality of work
* Develop system software for embedded controllers from truck level requirements
* Manage electronic systems suppliers and external software contract resources
* Develop system models using Matlab/Simulink within an embedded C environment
* Lead development of Graphical User Interface(GUI) software for vehicles
* Work with global software engineering teams to develop efficient, cost effective architectures
* Simulate and fully verify developed software to ensure it meets requirements


* BS in Engineering - Electrical, Technology, or Computer Programming with embedded software skills - required

* 6+years technicalexperience -required

* Technical experience in an Industrial Equipment environment (Materials Handling, Automotive, Agricultural, Machinery, Aerospace, Construction, Electronic, Locomotive, or similar) preferred

* 2+ years leadership experience in software design, conducting code reviews, and establishing design rules - required
* Knowledge of electric & embedded control systems, motor fundamentals, and Matlab/Simulink
* Strong evidence of bringing products/ projects to completion in a team environment
* Knowledge of CAN bus systems (SAE-J1939 or CAN Open) preferred
* Development experience in C programming language and agile software development process preferred


Competitive Salary + a Competitive Healthcare Benefits plan that include - medical, vision, dental, Life, Profit Sharing + 401K with company matching, PTO + Vacation + Paid Holidays, Education Assistance, On-site Health Clinic AND cafeteria