At Polaris our DNA started with co-founders Edgar Hetteen, his younger brother Allan and his close friend David Johnson who had somewhere to be and no way to get there. 65 years later, you still see that drive, ingenuity, and pioneering spirit in everything we do.

Vehicle Network Communications Engineer

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka IN


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 4737

Requisition Number: R4212

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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.


The Vehicle Communication Network Engineer will support the development of communication networks (CAN/CAN-FD/LIN/Ethernet) for control and diagnostic communications on Polaris vehicles. They shall be responsible for the continuous maintenance and improvement of all Polaris communication network strategies and specifications. They will lead the development of roadmaps for updated communication networks and architectures based on their research and knowledge of industry standards, trends, and future technologies.


  • Work with system engineers to understand vehicle communication networking needs
  • Work with Electrical Engineers to design and document communication messages for controller/vehicle applications
  • Work with engineers and suppliers to implement Polaris reflash strategies on embedded controllers
  • Develop and update Polaris network communication standards and protocol specifications
  • Work with Engineering Teams to understand vehicle technology plans and future communication needs
  • Perform vehicle network bus-loading and timing analysis
  • Manage/Maintain Polaris communication databases
  • Support troubleshooting and diagnosing of CAN/Other related issues
  • Develop and support protocol and physical network compliance tools and test methods
  • Support validation teams in on-going system validation efforts
  • Network with industry professionals and perform research on industry trends
  • Other duties as required

  • B.S. or higher in Engineering required; Electrical, Software, Computer, or related field desired
  • 2+ years CAN networking experience required, additionally CAN-FD/LIN/Ethernet experience desired
  • Experience in UDS and/or J1939 protocols required
  • Experience or background in the development of vehicle electronic architectures required
  • Experience using tools such as CANalyzer, CANOE, Vehicle Spy, or other required
  • Experience with Physical CAN signal analysis with Oscilloscope or other measurement tools desired
  • Experience with ECU measurement and calibration protocols preferred (CCP/XCP)
  • C and/or CAPL software development experience desired
  • Experience with ODX development desired

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: Bangalore

State: Karnataka

Community / Marketing Title: Vehicle Network Communications Engineer

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