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Embedded Software Engineer

Company: Toyota Industries
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Position Summary:
This position will be responsible for effectively designing and implementing firmware on new and existing electric OEM forklift components, including controllers, displays, and others. The position requires a strong technically-oriented individual with good communication, a strong ability to work on a team, and a genuine interest in hands-on engineering.
The engineer that would fit best in this position is hard working, detailed orientated, humble, honest, open-minded to opinions, and driven to succeed. A successful engineer in this role would always put the customer's needs first, and would be engaged in the work she or he completes. This engineer takes responsibility for mistakes and shares successes with the team, and strives endlessly for improvement. Lastly, the ideal candidate is dynamic and adaptable and is open to taking on new challenges every day.
Essential Position Duties:

  • Develop vehicle management software including control, sensing, and safety algorithms.
  • Debug and Test embedded systems using tools such as JTAG, oscilloscopes and multimeters.
  • Develop core software architecture requirements for embedded systems.
  • Study product requirements and create functional embedded software requirements.
  • Conduct feasibility studies for requested features.
  • Maintain detailed schedules that support overall product schedules and properly communicate status to management.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation including design, test, and test result documents.
  • Support vehicle prototype development including troubleshooting, bring-up and evaluation.
  • Analyze test results and provide conclusive reports.
  • Work on a cross functional team to complete challenging projects with high quality while maintaining schedules.Required Experience/Skills:
    • 8-15 years of industrial embedded software development experience required.
    • Excellent problem solving skills.
    • Embedded C programming experience required.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Well versed using version control systems.
    • Proficient with test instrumentation and data acquisition equipmentPreferred Experience/Skills:
      • Python development or other scripting language experience.
      • Experience with vehicle communication protocols such as J1939 or CANOpen
      • CAN Bus Analysis tools such as Vector CANAlyzer.Education Experience:
        Requires BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent with experience in firmware design, or related field of study.
        Physical Requirements / Working Conditions:
        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files, computer printouts on occasion. Frequent use of computer and telephone.
        Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.
        What You'll Get in Return:
        Toyota Material Handling offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees which includes:
        • Generous Salary + Bonus Program
        • Low cost Medical with FREE Dental and FREE Vision Insurance
        • FREE on-site medical center
        • FREE on-site gym membership
        • 401k matching
        • Group life insurance
        • Employee assistance program (EAP) that allows for covered behavioral health visits
        • Generous paid time off (PTO) allotment
        • Between 13-14 paid holidays
        • New Parent LeaveAbout Toyota Material Handling
          Big NameBig OpportunitiesLife is Better at Toyota
          Let Toyota take your career to new heights. Toyota Material Handling provides employees with the opportunity to make a meaningful impact through innovation and creativity in an unmatched culture.
          Based in Columbus, Indiana, Toyota offers a full line of high-quality material handling equipment sold under the Toyota brand for over 50 years. We hire great people from a wide array of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes Toyota Material Handling stronger. We seek individuals committed to excellence with talent, skill and innovation. We offer a generous salary and benefits package with a pleasant and enthusiastic work environment.
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            Affirmative Action Responsibility:
            As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role. It is Toyota Material Handling's policy to afford equal employment and advancement opportunity for all qualified individuals without distinction or discrimination because of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

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