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Software Support Engineer (Embedded C, C++, SQL)


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Sign-On Bonus


Crown is offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for this technical position!  Terms and conditions apply and will be explained at the job offer stage.


Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is one of the world’s largest material handling companies, with a reputation for award-winning product design, advanced engineering and technology, and superior after-sale service. Crown produces a broad range of forklifts and automation and fleet management technologies that are revolutionizing the material-handling industry.


Job Responsibilities:


Support embedded software systems for innovative forklifts and material handling equipment. Maintain software applications that interface electronic sensors, actuators, and controls of vehicle systems, user interface, or radio-controlled devices for Crown's Access 123 vehicles.


  • Application Code Support - Support application code for embedded systems that deliver new features for Crown's Access 123 control module architecture. Conduct detailed C-code analysis to integrate new features into existing architectures.
  • Product Design and Development - Develop software solutions that meet operation, safety, and coding requirements. Review hardware schematics and establish methods to support the hardware design with low-level software components.
  • Product Testing and Documentation - Conduct bench-level unit testing and on-vehicle verification tests. Participate in code reviews to demonstrate compliance to product requirements. Perform software release management tasks and maintain the vehicle software documentation system.


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Remote Work: Crown offers hybrid remote work for this position. A reasonable commute is necessary since some onsite work is required. Relocation assistance may be available.


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


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or related; or equivalent experience
  • 2 or more years of experience designing and developing embedded system software applications, using Real-time Operating Systems (FreeRTOS) [Salary will be commensurate with experience]
  • Proficiency in C/C++ and SQL
  • Good written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to occasionally travel with overnight stays (0-5%)
  • Reliable transportation to travel locally between company locations during scheduled workday


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with task management and version control software, with Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence, and Git desired
  • Experience with CAN bus communication protocols and tools including CANOpen, XCP, Vector CANape, and Vector CANalyzer
  • Experience developing scripts with Python
  • Knowledge of software architectures and state diagrams
  • Proficiency in C#
  • 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.


EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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