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Systems Engineer

Hinsdale, Illinois Contract Job ID: 2110134696
Estimated Duration: 6 months


Job Title: System Engineer
1. Create specifications for Off highway vehicle systems for complex features and functions for the Agricultural  display application software processing GPS Data, Harvesting Machines Yield Data, Handling core business logic for various agricultural operations, ISOBUS 11783 Tack Controller and Virtual Terminal .
2. Perform the Root Cause Analysis for the defects logged in system.
3. Participate in Software Validation for every release
4. Ability to under the C++ Code and support in software solution development , implementation and Testing
5. Specification of standard electronics to achieve system function
6. Resolution of functional changes/issues, change requests 
7. Describe electronic functional testing on test vehicle for Test and Validation Team
•Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural,  Electrical Engineering, computer science or EET or related degree area.

Preferred Qualifications
• Previous experience as System engineer / Designer for Automotive, Off-highway vehicles 
• Ability to understand the C++ language code
• Knowledge of vehicle communication and Diagnostics protocols: CAN/LIN/J1939/XCP/UDS
• Experience with Farm Equipment, Precision Farming systems or connected vehicle systems.
• Experience in electronic troubleshooting and diagnostics or a related field. Complex mechanical assembly service or troubleshooting acceptable too. 
• Experience with development and execution of test plans.
• Ability to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills required.
• Ability to demonstrate good computer skills with Word, Excel, MSOffice suite.
• Ability to work independently with little supervision.
• Closed loop control system appreciation and understanding – electro-hydraulic, electrical and electronic systems.
• Mechanical aptitude and appreciation, to supplement, if SW and/or Electrical background
• Communications protocol experience and understanding (e.g. Serial,  Cellular, Wifi, GPS, ISOBUS).
• Agricultural, construction, or similar background which demonstrates familiarity with operation of off-highway equipment.
• Experience using Vector tools CANalyzer / CANoE devices, or other tools for serial bus system data logging and analysis.

More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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