Embedded Software Engineer


TekWissen Group is a workforce management provider throughout the USA and many other countries in the world. Our client , an American corporation that manufactures agricultural machinery, heavy equipment, forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment.

Position: Embedded Software Engineer

Location: Waterloo, IA, 50613

Duration: 36 Months

Job Type: Contract

Work Type: Onsite

Skills, Abilities, Knowledge:

Skill in using computer aided design and/or engineering tools.

Skill in using company information systems and processes.

Knowledge in engineering principles, theory and practice as well as product knowledge

Understanding of engineering principles as they relate to the company product.

Fundamental understanding of machine forms relevant to the specific job assignment and Company division/unit.

Knowledge/familiarity with machines manufactured by competitors.

Knowledge of the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP), Enterprise Technology Development process (ETDP) and/or Enterprise Customer Acquisition Process (ECAP).


Degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience.

University Degree (4 years or equivalent)

Degree in a Science discipline or equivalent experience.

University Degree (4 years or equivalent)

Degree in an Agricultural Sciences discipline or equivalent experience.

University Degree (4 years or equivalent)

Work Experience:

Experience with engineering tools, systems and databases. (1 – 3 years)

Engineering experience. (1 – 3 years)

Experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems. (1 – 3 years)

Technical experience relating to design/diagnostics of mechanical/electrical/hydraulic systems. (1 – 3 years)

Product engineering experience. (1 – 3 years)

Specific Position Requirements:

As an Embedded Software Controls Engineer, you will design, develop, test, and document embedded software for electromechanical/electrohydraulic subsystems for agricultural equipment projects.

In addition, you will:

Create and develop software per the client Embedded Software Development Process.

Participate in control system design and analysis.

Participate functional/subsystem design/test requirement reviews and document results.

Verify that subsystem meets requirements, through a combination of virtual and hardware-based testing including; desktop, bench, vehicle simulator testing.

Analyse current production/experimental issues, develop an understanding of the root cause and create appropriate action plans to resolve these issues.

Provide technical support during system field-testing activities on an as needed basis.

Provide necessary design documentation to support development of service publications.

What It Takes:

We need an excellent communicator, both verbal and written, who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment.

Ideally, you will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Ag Engineering or equivalent experience in a related career field.

We also require:

Experience working in mechatronics; this includes a solid understanding of electrical and electronics, hydraulics, and mechanical systems.

Subsystem design, software development, and electronic circuit design and analysis experience.

Experience with C/C++ programming language and MATLAB/Simulink.

Additionally, experience with software development tools for embedded microcontrollers in mobile applications.

Control system experience preferably related to propulsion systems.

A strong candidate will also have:

Technical experience relating to design/diagnostics of mechanical/electrical/hydraulic systems.

Experience with control systems design and analysis.

Some product engineering experience.

TekWissen Group is an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity.


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