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Control Systems Engineer - Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Company: Trimble
Location: Westminster
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Trimble is recruiting for an exceptional Control Systems Engineer. The Control Systems Engineer is responsible for the hands-on design and implementation of real-time control system solutions, which are integrated in the automatic machine control products for the industries Trimble serves. To accomplish this objective the Control Systems Engineer is responsible for the full lifecycle of the control system development, including, but not limited to, system plant modeling, as well as feedback control
solution design, implementation, simulation, analysis, testing and on-machine validation.

Success in this position involves working effectively with the application domain experts, working within the established process framework, and demonstrating a set of fundamental controls, signal processing, and engineering skills that result in predictability in engineering, scheduling and the quality of products developed.

Primary Duties:

Full lifecycle development of control systems within the process framework established for the project. Contributes to the continuous improvement of these processes.
Works with the project team, application domain experts and customers, to establish achievable requirements.
Active participant in project management through identification of project goals, establishing useful milestones, task breakdown, and effort estimates to support project scheduling, project tracking, and change control decisions.
Creates control system designs, and works with the engineering teams to implement and test those designs to meet established requirements.
Leads technical design reviews as required by the project framework.
Maintains and archives design documents, models, source code, and other work products necessary for the project.
As necessary, works independently or with quality assurance personnel to plan and execute product testing. Uses rapid prototyping and hardware in the loop tools to achieve these objectives.
Other duties as required and requested by management.

Required Skills / Qualifications:

At least 5 years' experience in the full lifecycle development of real-time control system solutions
Masters or PhD degree in Control Engineering and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Guidance Navigation and Control Engineering, or related disciplines is required
Demonstrated experience of MATLAB / Simulink and Model-Based control system development
Proven experience applying signal processing techniques and modern controls theory in developing real-time controls systems, including, but not limited to, digital filters design, Kalman filters, system identification, and nonlinear control.
Plant model development and validation. Including use of physical modeling tools to build the models, and leveraging system identification techniques to determine unknown model parameters
Demonstrated experience in the acquisition and processing of data to support the analysis, testing and validation of the developed control system
Must possess effective analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently and in a team-based environment, and effectively interact with a global team

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:

Experience with the software development of real-time embedded products
Application of Inertial Measurement Units, Euler Angles and coordinate systems, and data fusing
Familiarity with the design and development of real-time electro hydraulic control systems
Experience with the development of guidance, navigation and control solutions in off-road environments
Exposure to Machine Learning and Data Analytics technologies

We are Trimble We design, build, and maintain roads and buildings. We survey land and subdivide areas into cities. We improve crop yield in farms to feed and fuel cities. We track vehicles that transport goods from point A to B to support the economy and feed cities. We have solutions that meet the needs of the eco-system. This is the universe we live and this is what we do. We transform the way the world works.

The CTCT division (a joint venture between Trimble and Caterpillar) develops positioning and control products for earthmoving and paving machines in the construction and mining industries, using technologies such as GPS, optical total stations, lasers and sonics. The products are used in a range of applications where the operator of the machine benefits from having accurate horizontal and vertical guidance.


Pay Equity

Trimble provides the following compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that it in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position. This compensation range is based on a full time schedule. Trimble reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant's sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.


Hiring Range:





Bonus Eligible?



Trimble offers comprehensive core benefits that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Time off plans and retirement plans. Most of our businesses also offer tax savings plans for health, dependent care and commuter expenses as well as Paid Parental Leave and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.


Trimble Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D

Keywords: Trimble, Denver , Control Systems Engineer - Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Other , Westminster, Colorado

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