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Director of Control Systems in Eden Prairie, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 5/19/2019

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Job Description

Director of Embedded Systems Permanent Opportunity!

The ideal candidate will lead the Test & Simulation Software development team. Your role will be critical to ensuring you deliver and maintain the best control systems software for our customers.  You will be responsible for architecture, development, test, release and support of real-time control software and customer-facing applications for our Test & Simulation products as well as control systems hardware.  The departments you will be working with are; engineering, sales, service and operations.

Highlights of Responsibilities:

  • Inspire, lead, recruit, train, mentor, and retain multiple teams of software engineers.
  • Create an inclusive, positive work environment where people are motivated and engaged to help the organization achieve its objectives!
  • Identify and eliminate performance bottlenecks and make performance-related recommendations (hardware, software, and configuration).
  • Ensure software and controls development initiatives deliver on expectations—functionality, timeliness, and cost.
  • Anticipate operational, program, and implementation issues and develop preventative measures.
  • Manage all development processes, including iteration management, quality control, and user experience.
  • Support project and field service teams in resolving customer issues.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related degree.
  • 7+ years of software engineering experience.
  • 3+ years of leadership experience. Strong program management experience.
  • 5+ years of software/controls experience
  • Understanding of verification and validation processes
  • Strong knowledge of software development methodologies and related tools
  • Experience driving agile software development processes

Volt is an equal opportunity employer!