Electrical Systems Architect

Polaris Industries Roseau , MN 56751

Posted 2 months ago

Job Number:2347

Requisition Number:11980BR

Position Title:

External Description:JOB SUMMARY:

The Electrical Systems Architect is responsible for planning, guiding, and implementing consistent power, information, and controls methodologies across Polaris' Off-Road vehicle portfolios, working closely with lead product line electrical engineers to ensure a planful, consistent approach to electrical systems engineering and design across platforms.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Defines and generates a system architecture strategy for vehicle power and information flow across platforms that meets the needs of future off-road vehicles

  • Establishes and manages a strategy for increased vehicle complexity from a design standpoint, specifically with a mindset of managing combinations of features and options alongside development and manufacturing complexity

  • Establishes a framework and development methodology for increased electrical system analysis and simulation work throughout the design phase, including recommending methods and tools to improve analytical rigor throughout the design process

  • Establishes guidelines and templates for physical and functional partititioning of vehicle level functions, and generates a forward-looking plan for the distribution of features, circuits, and I/O by vehicle platform over a 3 year window

  • Correlates existing models and analytical tools to vehicle test data to ensure architectural and design principles adequately meet the needs of customers

  • Creates subsystem level architectures to support advanced EE feature development. Examples include areas such as stability control, vehicle controls, transmission controls, and other technologies, wherein creative elements of both design and implementation are required to bring new technology to life

  • Explores and develop long term alternative architecture concepts including new networking and communication technologies, power generation methods and functional control concepts applicable to off-road vehicles

REQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • B.S. in Mechanical/Electrical/Systems Engineering or closely related curriculum required

  • M.S. in Mechanical/Electrical/Systems Engineering or closely related curriculum preferred

  • 10 years minimum related experience in an O.E. product development environment

  • Understanding and experience with electromechanical components including sensors, actuators, controllers, circuits, calibration environments, data acquisition, etc.

  • Knowledge in developing vehicle control systems algorithms

  • Familiarity with CAN bus operation and the SAE J1939 standards

  • Experience using Matlab / Simulink and model-based engineering tools

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Creative, innovative, decisive and prone to action. Quality and customer focused

  • Ability to work with domestic and international technology partners

PREFERRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Experience with Systems Engineering processes and procedures

  • Experience managing complex vehicle architectures

  • Experience with tools used for the modeling and simulation of electrical systems

  • Experience guiding and implementing systems according to DFMEA and HARA activities

  • Experience with system specifications and a general understanding of how to translate customer-facing requirements to technical solutions

  • Experience with systems and software architectural requirements

  • Understanding of real-time control systems and associated supporting structure to ensure reliability and robustness of the implementation of control systems

U.S. work authorization; no work visa or residency sponsorship available for this job opening

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QID for the EEO Statement - 89594

About this location

This opportunity can be located in either Wyoming, MN or Roseau, MN. Wyoming, MN is located less than an hour north of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Enjoy both the peace and quiet of a smaller community and the close convenience of a large city. The facility is located on over 600 acres adjacent to wildlife management land, allowing for private trails to validate our fun products. The Roseau, MN facility is just minutes from the Canadian Border, and sits just 20 minutes from renowned Lake of the Woods. Land of 10,000 lakes - an outdoor persons dream - fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, 4-wheeling! Natural splendor and limitless outdoor adventures all within easy reach. Quiet safety and comfort of communities centered on family, friends and neighbors are found here. Local schools are some of the best around with opportunities for students to be involved and excel.

About Polaris

Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don't just create products - they are part of a lifestyle. It's the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris' innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER, RZR and Polaris GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman and Polaris ACE all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK, INDY, Switchback and RUSH snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets globally includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.

Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance?

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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