CNH Industrial

Senior Software Engineer, Firmware

Location US-IL-Oak Brook
Position Type


CNH Industrial is a world-class equipment and services company dedicated to advancing the noble work of agriculture and construction workers. Driven by our shared purpose of Breaking New Ground, we are passionate about bringing Innovation, Sustainability, and Productivity to all that we do. As a truly global company, CNH Industrial’s 37,000+ employees form part of a diverse and inclusive workplace, focused on empowering customers to grow, and build, a better world through our core brands: Case IH, STEYR, New Holland Agriculture, CASE, and New Holland Construction.

In Precision Technology, we make iron smarter. Our team members deliver innovative solutions helping our customers to be more productive, save time, lower costs, and to operate sustainably. From vehicle displays, application controls, steering solutions, digital services and telematics, to fully autonomous driverless technology, we develop solutions that solve challenges for customers around the world. 


We are currently seeking an Senior Firmware Software Engineer to join our Agricultural and construction Product Development organization. CNH is designing a next generation core software solution. Core software typically includes middle layer, lower layer embedded software, RTOS, bootloader, cybersecurity stack for electronic control unit (ECU). Core software needs to meet stringent real time and performance requirements. The developed core software is integrated with application software. As a Senior Firmware Software Engineer, you will be responsible for design, development and third part integrations of cybersecurity stack.


• Develop new generation core software solution catered for automotive grade real time ECUs.
• Cybersecurity Software Design and development (Secure Boot, Secure communication, Certificate management, Authentication, Intrusion Detection/Logging etc)
• Benchmark and select suitable third-party software components, microcontrollers etc.
• Lead software development tasks with Software suppliers, integrate and accept supplier provided software modules.
• Coordinate with internal requirements teams and derive software requirements.
• Configure and Integrate AUTOSAR - MCAL based drivers with legacy middle layer modules.
• Troubleshoot and fix bugs reported by HIL, product validation team or application software team during verification and validation cycle.
• Develop and maintain software documentation: SDD, SRS, API documentation, product functional spec etc.
• Design and develop tools to automate software workflows and processes.
• Define software configuration management to ensure effective software management.
• Ensure that software adheres to coding standards and meet stringent performance and safety requirements of real time embedded system.
• Contribute to Functional Safety relevant software functions in accordance with ISO25119, ISO13849/ISO19014.
• Closely monitors project status and provides progress updates to direct manager, other stakeholders.
• Maintain a clean and safe work area. Follow established safety and ergonomic standards.


This position pays: $106,950 – $163,300 plus any applicable bonus (Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as skill, experience and qualification for the role.)


• Bachelor’s Degree in engineering (electrical or mechanical or software) is required. Ph.D. or M.S. degree in engineering preferred. Or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
• Minimum 5 years of experience in Embedded software development (Low level drivers/BSP and Middle layer services/BSW) in C and assembly language.
• Experience of microcontrollers (16/32-bit automotive grade), HSM, compilers/linkers.
• Experience with embedded code debugging (call stack analysis, profiling, breakpoint evaluation, resource budget analysis as Flash, RAM, and CPU load).
• Experience with cybersecurity implementations (e.g. Secure Boot, Secure communication, Certificate management, Authentication, Intrusion Detection/Logging etc).
• Experience with CAN based protocols such as J1939, XCP, KWP, UDS, communication tools Vector CANalayser, CANape, CANoe, INCA or similar.
• Experience working with memories (Flash, EEPROM, RAM, External memories), MMU/MPU etc.
• Experience with software design and requirements documentation.


Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working with real time operating system RTOS (Autosar OSEK or similar).
• Knowledge of Autosar concepts and experience working with AUTOSAR based MCAL device driver configuration and integration.
• Knowledge of Functional Safety concepts and software implementation in accordance with ISO25119, ISO13849, ISO26262.
• Knowledge of configuration management tools such as SVN or similar, requirements tools (e.g., Polarion or similar).

Company Benefits

CNH Industrial offers a wide variety of benefits that not only encourages wellness and preventive care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.  Our industry leading 401k will support you in meeting your retirement objectives.  Additional benefits include paid parental leave, flexible work policies, opportunities for self-development and paid leave for specific activities. Click here for more information!


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.


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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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