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Electrical Engineer - Controllers

Location: Wyoming, Minnesota US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 3365

Requisition Number: 14117BR

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External Description: Job Summary:
As a Lead Control System Engineer - Electronic Control Module in our Connected, Electronics and Software (CES) organization you will be a pivotal member of our team; designing, developing, calibrating, and validating the software and hardware aspects of electronic controllers. This includes control algorithms, diagnostics, and communications for the controllers used across multiple Polaris product lines.

In most cases, the design will be at a high level, such as capability requirements, algorithms for the functionality, and you will lead a vendor or internal resources in the development of the controller module design.

Essential duties and responsibilities:
1) Works with the product team's electrical engineers to understand and decompose system level requirements into controller hardware and software requirements.
2) Document hardware, software requirements, and validation tests using Integrity (a requirement and software development database application).
3) Interfaces with vendor(s) and Polaris Purchasing as needed for component/module development, ensuring quality is met.
4) Interfaces with other internal Polaris Teams as needed to ensure all functionality is compatible.
5) Performs calibration of the controller as needed.
6) Manages on bench/vehicle control module validation of HW and SW including interfacing with technicians for execution
< 7) Optimizes controller design and manages re-use to serve multiple product lines and functionality requirements with the shortest design cycle times possible
8) Updates team on controller development schedule/status toclarify deliverable expectations
9) Other duties as required

Education, Skills and Knowledge:
1.B.S. or higher in Electrical or Computer Engineering required.

2.Experience with design and/or implementation of controls, especially related to vehicle controls/diagnostics/communication required
3.Experience with software and/or hardware V&V efforts including MIL/SIL/HIL,other low level software verification, and related documentation required.
4.Experience with DFMEA, SFMEA, and Functional Safety strongly desired.
5.Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced development environment required
6.Experience with motor controllers, and power electronics strongly desired.
7.Experience in effective problem solving and troubleshooting required
8.Experience with communication networks required, CAN and J1939 strongly preferred
9.Familiarity with requirement and test case management in any requirement/software development database application as well as configuration management preferred.
10.Experience in project management strongly preferred

QID for the EEO Statement - 89594

About Polaris

Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don't just create products - they are part of a lifestyle. It's the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris' innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets globally includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit for more information.

Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance?

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

City: Wyoming

State: Minnesota

Community / Marketing Title: Electrical Engineer - Controllers

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