Columbus, Indiana

Controls Software Validation Engineer


We are looking for a talented Controls Software Validation Engineer to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Corporate Business Unit in Columbus, IN / remote home office within the Columbus area.

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

  • Test script development and execution for MIL and SIL environments
  • Create/update and publish process and engineering practice documents
  • Planning and implementation of the AUTOSAR embedded software integration of internal and external software components
  • Create software builds to satisfy software release targeted functionalities and requirements, to arrange and perform proper integration tests
  • Debugging and analyzing software integration problems
  • Debugging and analysis of issues found by above work
  • Test software optimization
  • Perform tool evaluations for test development (ex: ECU Test MIL/SIL) and test execution (ex: Synopsys Silver.)
  • Participation in various cross-functional forums and meetings on software qualification, software development, processes & tools, functional safety, and functional excellence.
  • Validation of software changes from defect reports and change requests
  • Work with internal customers on prioritization of test development and execution


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

  • College, university, or equivalent bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required.
  • Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making.
  • Minimum 3 years software test experience

Preferred skills/experience:

  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Strong verbal communication/presentation skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office tools
  • ISTQB Foundation Level certification
  • ISTQB Automotive Software Tester certification
  • Experience with embedded C development
  • Knowledge on Communication Protocols (e.g., CAN, J1939, UDS)
  • Experience with National Instruments TestStand and LabVIEW
  • Strong Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow skills
  • Experience with AUTOSAR architecture, focused on BSW & RTE
  • Experience with ASPICE software process and quality standards
  • Experience with Vector tools (VectorCast, vTestStudio, vVIRTUALtarget, CANoe, CANalyzer etc.)
  • Experience with Configuration Management tools such as PTC Integrity, GitLAB, etc.

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.


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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 14, 2022, 11:05:49 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220001O8

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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