CNH Industrial

Vehicle System Architect

Location US-IL-Burr Ridge | US-PA-New Holland
Position Type


CNH Industrial is a global leader in industrial goods. We provide farmers with cutting-edge technologies to help them feed a growing world population and we assist in building and rebuilding cities and infrastructures, all with future-proof powertrain solutions. With our Case IH, New Holland Agriculture, Case and New Holland Construction, and FPT Industrial brands, and comprehensive solutions for financing and aftermarket services, we’re driven to meet the needs of our customers.


The future of off-highway vehicles involves increased electronic control to deliver the performance improvements and product automation required by the end customer.


CNH Industrial is looking for expert support to reinforce the Vehicle Architecture and Networks team with attention to these important aspects. As such, we are currently seeking an experienced Vehicle E/E System Architect to join our team.


  • Assist in the develop architectures and requirements for overall vehicle E/E system with special focus on: machine actuation and control; power management and distribution; operator environment/interface; and, body systems
  • Define functional allocation to achieve solutions that can be applied across a variety of agriculture and construction equipment while allowing form optimal variant management
  • Analyze various technologies and approaches to incorporate into system architectures and report on benefits, deficiencies and impacts of adoption
  • Perform appropriate analysis and investigations to support architectural decisions
  • Support development of multi-year product roadmaps interpreting product line vision and work with product and system engineering teams to translate into a tactical engineering blueprint that meets customer and business needs
  • Ensure designs are aligned with stakeholder needs through frequent interaction with product and platform management


The qualified candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3+ years experience developing electronic systems for mission-critical applications
  • 3+ years demonstrated success creating highly technical hardware architectures
  • 3+ years in a systems engineering or similar role with responsibility to writing technical requirements


The ideal candidate will have these preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to translate customer requirements and use cases into technical solutions while optimizing cost, manufacturability and serviceability
  • Demonstrated ability to consider design trade-offs such as cost, performance, manufacturability, make an optimal decision and justify that decision with appropriate analysis
  • Familiarity with functional safety concepts and standards such as ISO26262, ISO25119, ISO13894
  • Familiarity with on-vehicle power generation, distribution and management
  • Experience developing vehicle or systems level architectures for off-highway or commercial vehicles
  • Advanced-level knowledge of 3 or more of the following technologies
    • Off-highway E/E systems and architecture
    • Embedded electronic system architecture
    • CAN network design and functionality


CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Applicants can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster and its supplement here


CNH Industrial participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. You can view additional information here.


If you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 1-800-889-4422 option 1 and then option 5, or contact us at


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