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Sr. Electrical Systems Engineer - Connected Systems

Location: Wyoming, Minnesota US


Job Number: 4673

Requisition Number: R3835

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External Description: At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.


Responsible for performing the coordination of system-level integration of connected components and features to the Off-Road vehicle portfolio throughout the design process. The Connected Systems Integration engineer ensures vehicle system-level integration considerations amongst the platform are specified, considered, and implemented appropriately in product applications.


  • Focuses on the technical integration of common-platform controllers and components to ORV-specific platforms for complex systems such as Ride Command, Vehicle Control Modules, RF Modules, and other common components and controllers.

  • Provides technical expertise and guidance on interfacing circuits between components and controllers, including understanding how internal circuits in controllers affect overall system performance and operation.

  • Provides technical clarity to components engineers on system-level requirements that drive input and output circuit requirements of components in order to ensure proper functionality upon implementation.

  • Creates vehicle-level system integration requirements and prepares documentation and requirements that can be distributed and clearly communicated to cross-functional teams developing cross-platform components.

  • Provides templates and assists in performing HARA and DFMEA at the system level for integrated components. Establishes reasonable project development schedules and resource plans from concept stage to production implementation using the Polaris Development Process. Helps to define new guidelines, metrics, and risk assessments associated with the Electrical System Integration of platform components throughout a vehicle technical program.

  • Focuses on platforming common components and strategies which reduce the number of variants in both hardware and software across the ORV portfolio of electrical systems.

  • Interacts with internal lead systems engineers, controller lead engineers, and other peripheral support teams such as purchasing, testing, manufacturing, and external suppliers as needed for the successful completion of projects

  • Analyzes field problems in order to recommend and implement solutions


  • B.S. in Electrical/Mechanical/Computer/Systems Engineering or closely related curriculum required with 5 years of experience

  • Understanding and experience with circuit design, system-level design, component specifications, and requirements management

  • Experience developing, testing, or implementing infotainment systems and corresponding system-level design and implementation

  • Experience in, or an interest in, formal methods of Systems Engineering.

  • Familiarity with CAN bus operation and the SAE J1939 standards Familiarity with basic Cellular connectivity

  • Familiarity with design tools used to evaluate antenna performance.

  • Experience using tools to perform Electrical System analysis (SPICE, Matlab, others)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Creative, innovative, decisive, and prone to action. Quality and customer-focused

  • Ability to work with domestic and international technology partners


  • Some travel required to support vehicle builds and interface with suppliers (US and International) Fast-paced office and lab environment

We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2019 sales of $6.8 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. 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 includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe.

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

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