Sr. Control Systems Engineer

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Job Description

As a Senior Systems Engineer at Pi Innovo, you will be responsible for delivering custom control solutions for a wide variety of applications. This includes the development of controls algorithms for a variety of products, as well as the development of the required embedded control and communication software, desktop tools, and interfacing with sensors and actuators. Some of the specific duties and responsibilities would include:

  • Specifications development, systems analysis, modeling, simulation and implementation (applications include passenger car, heavy-duty and hybrid vehicles, as well as renewable energy and energy storage systems
  • Working on multiple projects within project constraints, including scope and timing, to deliver engineering work according to Pi Innovo, client, and program management requirements
  • Mentoring junior team members as needed on programs

Job Requirements

The skills, knowledge, and abilities we look for in our Senior Systems Engineers include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in electrical, mechanical, or systems engineering (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Seven or more years’ experience developing automotive or industrial embedded control systems
  • A strong background in a majority of the following:
    • Full V-cycle development experience from requirements to acceptance testing
    • Vehicle control systems development and calibration
    • Software process knowledge/experience (e.g., AUTOSAR and automotive SPICE)
    • Controls and model-based development with rapid prototyping tools (MATLAB/Simulink. RTW, dSPACE, MicroAutoBox, TargetLink, MotoTron, MotoHawk)
    • Model-in-the-loop, hardware-in-the-loop, and software-in-the-loop simulation, testing, and validation of automotive ECUs
  • Experience with and a specialization in one or more of the following:
    • Spark-ignited engine, compression-ignited engine, boosted engine, fuel injected engine
    • Emissions systems and aftertreatment
    • Various types of automatic transmissions (AMT, DCT, planetary), transmission shift control, and clutch control
    • Hybrid vehicle systems
    • Energy storage systems, battery management systems
    • Electric motor operation and control
    • Active Safety Systems
    • Vehicle dynamics modeling
    • J1939 and other CAN protocols
    • OBDII diagnostics
  • A demonstrated ability to effectively multitask
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and collaboration skills
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and listening skills (familiarity with 8D or equivalent process highly desirable)
  • The ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic organization

We seek motivated, ambitious engineers who genuinely enjoy helping customers come up with solutions to their challenges. Pi provides a company culture of collaboration, respect, and innovation, and a place to work with passionate people doing what they love.


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