JCA Electronics is an electronics integration company that provides electrical, electronics, and software systems solutions for mobile machine applications in off-highway industries, such as agriculture and construction. JCA has been in business for over 17 years and is a fast-growing company that has its operations based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
We are seeking a motivated individual for a unique opportunity as a Systems Engineer , based in Lincoln, Nebraska . This individual would be responsible for working directly with customers who are primarily original equipment manufacturers (OEM) of off-highway mobile machines to define and develop unique mobile machine applications. The individual would be based out of a JCA remote office and regularly visit customers to define system-level requirements of customized applications built on JCA technology, then work remotely with the JCA engineering team located in Winnipeg, Canada to develop, test, and deploy the system. The candidate who fills this role would be the primary customer contact for engineering development projects, and responsible for the system from concept, through requirements, design, implementation, verification/validation, and commissioning, supported by the cross-functional JCA engineering team.
This role requires an individual with experience in solving engineering problems that include mechanical, electrical, and software components using a systems-thinking approach. This individual will also be involved in the development of new business through working with customers to propose engineered solutions to mobile machine control problems. Cross-discipline engineering experience with software, electronics, and electrical systems, augmented with strong interpersonal skills are a requirement for the position. A background in control systems and communication systems would also be an asset. This role is key to expanding US presence of JCA Electronics, so an innovative thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit is essential.
The following are guidelines of what we are looking for in a candidate. Candidates who do not meet all of the criteria may be considered if they can demonstrate exceptional skills in other areas.
A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited University
10+ years experience with the development of electronic and software systems, preferably for mobile machine applications
Industry knowledge and experience in at least one the following areas: agricultural vehicles and implements, construction vehicles, mining vehicles and machinery, or forestry vehicles.
Experience in software development for microprocessor based embedded systems is an asset, preferably for vehicle systems
Experience in design of closed-loop control systems is an asset
Good working knowledge of CAN, J1939, and ISOBUS systems
Ability to read an electronics and/or electrical system schematic
Experience and knowledge in system engineering principles (requirements development, design processes, verification, and validation)
Experience in design of control systems for hydraulic and electric control applications is an asset
Proven ability to learn quickly, with independent research to be able to get things working without much guidance
Ability to work to relatively high-level objectives
Strong interpersonal skills and experience with working with customers
Ability to work effectively independently as well as part of a team
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