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Cummins Inc. Connected and Intelligent Systems - Technical Specialist in Columbus, Indiana

Connected and Intelligent Systems - Technical Specialist


We are looking for a talented Connected and Intelligent Systems Research - Technical Specialist to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Corporate Organization in Columbus, IN / your remote home office. This hybrid role will be based out of Columbus, IN with flexibility for remote work, with a weekly onsite presence required approximately 2 days/week.

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

  • Work independently as well as with a diverse team to develop and apply advanced technology solutions to Cummins products and services using modeling, advanced controls, optimization, estimation, and connectivity technologies.

  • Validate performance of the developed solution through simulations and application on target product to mature technology to be transferred to the Cummins business.

  • Document technology and results through patent applications, technical reports, and publications.

  • Stay current with advances in system technologies to seek out new ideas and applications.

  • Work in a team environment with colleagues across Corporate Research and Technology and business units as needed.


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

  • Doctorate degree in an Engineering field (Electrical/Mechanical/Computer) with research experience in the application of advanced control methods and system optimization such as optimal control, MPC, estimation, or detection algorithms

  • Or master’s degree in related areas of control or computer science with demonstrated experience in the application of control, optimization, or machine learning systems

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in controls

  • Knowledge and application of advanced control, optimization, estimation, and simulation.

  • Proficiency in MATLAB and Simulink and a programming language such as C, C++, or Python.

  • Demonstrated ability in research and product development and validation through simulation.

  • Demonstrated ability in research and product development through rapid prototyping tools such as Speedgoat or dSPACE is desired.

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, Cummins Tech Center

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 13, 2022, 10:55:51 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220003H2