Control System Engineer
Ames, Iowa

Job ID: 11438
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Direct Hire
Job Industry: Engineering

Onsite: On location at the Client’s site 100% of the time. No telecommuting or remote work. May be required to travel occasionally.

Additional Information: Full benefits, relocation assistance, and interview travel reimbursement are available.

Description: Our Client, a global leader in precision agricultural systems, is looking to hire a Control System Engineer in Ames, IA.


• Work in a cross-functional team of engineers in an Agile development methodology;
• Develop closed-loop control systems for innovative hydraulic and electromechanical agricultural products;
• Assist teams with the implementation of control algorithms in embedded software applications;
• Optimize the performance of existing systems and control methods;
• Act as a technical adviser with internal groups in the organization on control systems.


• Experience with the design and implementation of closed-loop control systems in agricultural, off-highway, or similar equipment (3 years);
• Experience with model based control design using Matlab / Simulink;
• Experience in design, analysis and testing of hydraulic control systems;
• Experience in design, analysis and testing of electromechanical control systems;
• Experience with FMEA Analysis;
• Experience with Kalman filtering techniques and applications;
• Experience with adaptive control systems;
• Experience with machine learning theory and applications;
• Knowledge of agricultural machinery and practices;
• Ability to use Agile Development Methods;
• MS or PhD in Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical Engineering, or other appropriate degree.

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