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Cummins Inc. Software Design Technical Lead in Columbus, Indiana

Software Design Technical Lead


We are looking for a talented Software Design Technical Lead to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Cummins Electronics and Fuel Systems in Columbus, IN / your remote home office.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Provides independent leadership of smaller business impact projects or ownership of complex components, products, systems or services with greater elements of ambiguity over the senior or lead engineer level and with full accountability to the project team.

  • Leads the development and improvement of work processes and systems across a functional discipline area within a business unit site.

  • Coordinates and directs work amongst technicians and temporary student employees, assists in the transfer of knowledge to lesser experienced engineers through either indirect (scope of influence) or direct management of a small, local group of engineers.

  • Provides support and guidance to influence technical direction within a project team and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.

  • Investigates embedded software problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results.

  • Obtains input and negotiates with product and software development teams and delivers verified software features, components, builds to product teams.

  • Makes decisions in the areas of software requirements, architecture, design, implementation, and test that impact the quality and performance of software subsystems and feature classes.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or relevant disciplines.

  • 5 years of Senior or Lead Engineering experience.

  • Should be able to work internal customers, stakeholders, and global cross-functional teams for gathering technical requirements associated with the project.

  • Should have worked on device drivers (interfacing ASICs to microcontroller using SPI/I2C, Hbridge driver, High-Low side driver etc.)

  • Should have experience with Embedded Software Development Fundamentals & SDLC management.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, General Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Sep 25, 2021, 1:35:39 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210006II