Columbus, Indiana

DS&C Electronic Controls - Technical Specialist


We are looking for a talented Electronic Controls – Technical Specialist to join our team for our Corporate Business Segment in Columbus, IN.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

As Electronic Controls Technical Specialist, you will be part of a team that develops software components for various features for multiple engine programs. Some of the features include different physic-based combustions methods, fueling controls, flow controls, engine protections methods, sensors and virtual sensors processing, sensor OBD diagnostics, thermal management strategies, Misfire preventions, various torque control paths, system-level onboard diagnostics, actuators controls, etc.

  • Collect software requirements for change request or defect from various stake holders. Determining the system functional and performance requirements for new requirements. Document new requirement in version control tools for tracking.
  • Based on the requirement, use theoretical and practical knowledge along with experience to approach the problem(s) or new change request. Work with software architect to allocate requirements to software components.
  • Develop and select algorithm concepts, design, and evaluate the algorithm using MATLAB Simulink, generate code using real-time workshop, integrate newly generated code with other components to create executable and integrate new software in simulation.
  • Tests updated software, in simulation using Model in Loop (MIL), Software in loop (SIL) using MATLAB test manager and on engine control module at component level and system level.
  • Create technical presentations for cross-functional forums to describe new algorithm concepts or technical issues, test results. Perform design review on new software with various stake holders and version control new software.
  • Lead or troubleshoot cross-functional controls software issues and provide solutions to solve the issues.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Requires a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Engineering.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in designing and developing controls algorithms using MATLAB Simulink, State flow, real time auto-code generations.
  • Experience with MATLAB Test Manager.
  • Experience with PTC integrity change request, requirement management.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, General Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Aug 18, 2022, 12:21:14 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 210006Y4

Columbus, Indiana


Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business segments that design, manufacture, distribute and service a broad portfolio of power solutions. The company’s products range from diesel, natural gas, electric and hybrid powertrains and powertrain-related components including filtration, aftertreatment, turbochargers, fuel systems, controls systems, air handling systems, automated transmissions, electric power generation systems, batteries, electrified power systems, hydrogen generation and fuel cell products. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.), since its founding in 1919, Cummins employs approximately 59,900 people committed to powering a more prosperous world through three global corporate responsibility priorities critical to healthy communities: education, environment and equality of opportunity. Cummins serves its customers online, through a network of company-owned and independent distributor locations, and through thousands of dealer locations worldwide and earned about $2.1 billion on sales of $24.0 billion in 2021.

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