CNH Industrial

Vehicle E/E Architect

Location US-IL-Burr Ridge
Position Type


CNH Industrial is a world-class equipment and services company. Driven by its purpose of Breaking New Ground, which centers on Innovation, Sustainability and Productivity, the Company provides the strategic direction, R&D capabilities, and investments that enable the success of its five core Brands: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and STEYR, supplying 360° agriculture applications from machines to implements and the digital technologies that enhance them; and CASE and New Holland Construction Equipment delivering a full lineup of construction products that make the industry more productive. Across a history spanning over two centuries, CNH Industrial has always been a pioneer in its sectors and continues to passionately innovate and drive customer efficiency and success, driven by its purpose of Breaking New Ground. As a truly global company, CNH Industrial’s 35,000+ employees form part of a diverse and inclusive workplace, focused on empowering customers to grow, and build, a better world.


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 Architect to join our team in Burr Ridge, IL.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the develop architectures and requirements for overall vehicle E/E system with special focus on physical architecture, interface definitions, high-level feature distribution, power modes and distribution
  • Define architectures 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 advanced engineering blueprint that meets customer and business needs
  • Ensure designs are aligned with stakeholder needs through frequent interaction with product and platform management
  • Create vehicle-platform specific architectures to be used as reference designs for all models within that vehicle platform
  • Produce architecture work products such as: physicial architecture diagram, state/mode diagram, hierarchy diagram, power distribution diagram

This position pays:91,300-132,000 (Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as skill, experience and qualification for the role.) .


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
  • Familiarity with on-vehicle power generation, distribution and management


The ideal candidate will have these preferred qualifications:

  • 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
    • Closed-loop control principles and system design
    • Model-based system engineering
  • Experience with vehicle power architecture and distribution
  • 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

Compensation & Benefits: We offer competitive compensation with multiple benefit (medical/dental/vision) options to meet your individual needs. Our industry leading 401k will support you in meeting your retirement objectives. Additional benefits include: paid parental leave, life insurance, volunteer time off and much more!


US applicants: 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


Read about our company’s commitment to pay transparency by clicking this link: pay transparency notice.


Canada applicants: CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, place of origin, disability, marital status, family status, age, or any other ground prohibited by applicable provincial human rights legislation.


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