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Cummins Inc. System Simulation Engineer Technical Lead in Columbus, Indiana

System Simulation Engineer Technical Lead


We are looking for a talented System Simulation Engineer Technical Lead to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Corporate Cummins Business Segment in Columbus, IN. This position does have the possibility to be remote with periodic travel post pandemic.

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

  • In this position you will be involved in specification, design, implementation, testing and/or release of software that controls the operation of Cummins’ products in a variety of customer applications.

  • Investigates embedded software problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution, and documents results.

  • Applies and improves embedded software development processes and tools. Processes include model-based development, coding, compiling and test. Tools include Simulink, code editors, integration tools, static analysis tools, compilers and hardware in the loop test tools.

  • Obtains input and negotiates with product and software development teams and delivers verified software features, components, builds to product teams.

  • Makes decisions in the areas of software requirements, architecture, design, implementation and test that impact the quality and performance of software subsystems and feature classes. Responsible for review of less-experienced developers/testers’ work to ensure robust, reusable, and efficient designs.

  • Provides independent leadership of smaller business impact projects or ownership of complex components, products, systems or services with greater elements of ambiguity over the senior or lead engineer level and with full accountability to the project team. Delivers independent execution of established and emerging work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge.


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

  • Post-graduate (Master's) degree preferred in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, but college, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines will be considered.

  • On the job experience in a leadership role.

  • Hands on experience in MATLAB and SIMULINK

  • Need to have a working knowledge of how an engine functions not just a conceptual understanding

  • Analytical skills will be needed as well. The ability to look at a problem and be able to independently solve it.

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 Jul 20, 2021, 3:34:53 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210003QW