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Cummins Inc. Software Validation Engineer in Columbus, Indiana

Software Validation Engineer


Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for a talented Software Validation Engineer to join our team specializing in System/Information Technology Function for our Corporate Organization in Columbus, IN.

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

  • Build high-quality, innovative and fully performing software in compliance with coding standards and technical design.

  • Design, modify, develop, write and implement software programming applications. Support and/or install software applications.

  • Participate in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software.

  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle; Document and demonstrate solutions; Develops flow charts, layouts and documentation

  • Determine feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions; Understand business needs and know how to create the tools to manage them

  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards and programming


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

  • Knowledge of various automotive protocols such as UDS, CAN, J1939, or XCP

  • Knowledge of vehicle parts such as solenoids, sensors, and Engine Control Module (ECM) and how the parts interact

  • Knowledge of J1939 protocol and how to use the protocol to diagnose electronic issues

  • Knowledge of end-to-end automotive calibration and diagnostic control and data flows of ECM

  • Experience using CAN Analyzer, PCAN Explorer, and CAPL Scripting

  • Experience with SQL server and REST API tools such as PostMan

  • Experience with testing various functions of ECM

  • Experience with configuring automotive lab such as CAN cables to support different test scenarios

  • Skilled in debugging automotive systems such as CAN bus and ECM

  • Knowledge of automation, regression, functional, and security testing of ECM

  • Experience with working on Scrum team

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of python programming language is a plus

  • Knowledge of AWS is a plus

  • Knowledge of CANoe, and CANBrowsers is a plus

  • BS in computer science, engineering, electronics, or Information Technology

  • 3 years of experience with automotive domain

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, Sears Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 9, 2021, 10:42:26 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210007LR