Columbus, Indiana

Electronic Controls Engineer - Technical Specialist


We are looking for a talented DS&C Electronic Controls Engineer – Technical Specialist to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Dynamic System and Controls team in Columbus, IN. (Hybrid)

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

  • Calibrating air handling controller, virtual sensors, misfire monitor and OBD Diagnostics for automotive and off-highway diesel/spark ignition engine programs. Validation of the calibration, documentation of results and supporting certification process.
  • Supporting engine development by collecting data from engines, investigating/troubleshooting issues in test cells, trucks, and field test units by following the 7-step problem solving process. Providing technical support for hardware & software improvements based on the needed capability to meet requirements.
  • Performing GT-POWER/MATLAB engine simulations for development tasks. Supporting AUTOSAR software and calibration development for diesel and spark ignition engines.
  • Supporting continual improvement of tuning and validation processes. Providing technical support in technical deep dives and design reviews to communicate engine features/diagnostics performance to cross-functional teams. Documentation of results against technical profile requirements.
  • Providing coaching/guidance to junior engineers, team members and cross-functional teams.


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

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical or Controls Engineering with 4 years of experience OR Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years of experience
  • Prior experience in MATLAB data analysis and GT-POWER engine simulations
  • Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area
  • Demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making.

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 Apr 21, 2022, 6:26:34 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220002UJ

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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