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Embedded Software Engineer (C, C++, Embedded Systems)


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.


Job Responsibilities:


Provide expertise in embedded software systems to influence the design and development of innovative forklifts and material handling equipment. Design, develop, and analyze software application solutions that interface electronic sensors, actuators, and controls of vehicle systems, user interface, or radio controlled devices.

  • Product Analysis and Specification - Conceptualize ideas for software control of sensors, actuators and systems. Conduct detail system analysis to define scope, objectives and design solutions.
  • Product Design and Development - Develop software solutions that meet operation, safety, modularity and coding/product requirements. Review hardware schematics and establish methods to support the hardware design with low-level software components. Develop detailed design documentation including block, state and signal flow diagrams.
  • Product Testing and Support - Conduct bench-level unit testing and on-vehicle verification and validation tests. Participate in code reviews to demonstrate compliance to product requirements.


Related Terms: Embedded Control Systems Engineer, Embedded Software Development Engineer, Embedded Systems Engineer, Firmware Engineer, Software Developer


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or related; or equivalent experience
  • 2 years related experience (Salary will be commensurate with experience)
  • Proficiency in C/C++
  • Good written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Willing to work on site since this is NOT a remote work opportunity
  • Ability to occasionally travel with overnight stays (0-5%)
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record


Preferred Qualifications:


  • 2 or more years of experience designing and developing embedded system software applications, using Real-time Operating Systems (FreeRTOS)
  • Knowledge of modeling and simulation tools for system design and analysis, with CAN, CANopen, MATLAB, Simulink, Python, VectorCAST, Vector CANape, and Vector CANalyzer desired
  • Knowledge of software architecture and state diagrams
  • Experience with task management and version control software, with Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence, and Git desired
  • Project leadership experience


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

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