Controls Engineer, Principal

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering


Oshkosh Corporation is a Fortune 350, multi-billion dollar company. Oshkosh Corporation designs and builds the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.

Responsible for advanced vehicle system controls research, development, verification and validation, testing and production implementation.

Responsible for hardware architecture for autonomous systems (electrical/mechanical/communications) for commercial autonomy projects

Establish requirements (resources, equipment, estimates, test plans, and milestones) according to the needs of a project.

Responsible for developing control strategies in a virtual simulation environment using modeling tools (such as ADAMS, Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow, EASY 5 etc.) or hardware-in-the-loop simulators and transferring simulated strategies to vehicle testing and eventual production implementation.

Work with internal and external (industry consortiums, universities..) project teams on advanced control development efforts.

Assist feasibility studies and project estimates (man power, budget development, timelines..) on proposed projects.

Support proposal development with regards to acquiring appropriate funding for various advanced control development efforts.

Provide support and insight to engineering design teams as needed based on expertise.


Bachelor's degree in engineering and 3 plus years related work experience or Master’s degree in engineering and 1 or more years related work experience or Ph.D in engineering.


Current experience writing model-based software in MATLAB/Simulink environment

Current Experience with Robotic Operating System (ROS)

Current experience writing C++ software

Knowledge of object-oriented design, C++ templates, C++ exceptions and the STL

Knowledge of on-target prototyping and Model-Based Design toolchains is a plus

Experience writing embedded applications on microcontrollers

Experience with real-time operating systems

Experience working with CAN and the J1939 protocol

Strong oral and written communication skills

Experience with automotive, Off-Highway or heavy-duty equipment

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be 'U.S. Persons,' as defined in these regulations. Generally, a 'U.S. Person' is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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