Kongsberg Automotive provides cutting-edge technology to the global vehicle industry. We drive the global transition to sustainable mobility by putting engineering, sustainability, and innovation into practice. Headquartered in Zurich, with revenues of over EUR 830 million, the company’s 5,700 employees are spread over 18 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: www.kongsbergautomotive.com

Electronic Systems Engineer


Willis, US, TX 77378

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Our Off-Highway business segment is a leading supplier in the design and manufacture of mechatronic assemblies, pedals, steering columns, and mechanical cables for the agricultural, construction, powersports and outdoor power equipment markets. This segment has ambitious growth plans and is now seeking to add an Electronic Systems Engineer to its Advanced Development Group.


The Electronic Systems Engineer is expected to develop electromechanical products to be utilized in the Off-Highway industry. The role will design sensing circuits for use within existing and future electromechanical devices. The incumbent will research new technologies and determine feasibility of implementation within future product designs. The Electronic Systems Engineer will report to the Engineering Manager, Advanced Development Group.


  • Design new and derivative PCBAs based on product specification and industry standards; including schematic, component selection, and PCB layout.
  • Specify layout of electronics due to performance, EMC, environmental conditions, and physical integration constraints.
  • Create "Proof of Concept" prototypes by specifying and procuring sensors, controllers, actuators and assembling the complete system.
  • Bench test, troubleshoot, and debug new designs.
  • Generate Product Specifications (PS) and Product Requirement Documents (PRD) for new products and new applications.
  • Interface with Test Lab personnel by submitting test requests with test samples, approving test set-ups, and reviewing test reports.
  • Evaluate pending government regulations and create plan to ensure products meet new requirements.
  • Perform competitor product analysis.
  • Use of typical engineering development tools, including DFMEA, DFM/A, VA/VE techniques, DVP&R, SC&CC identification, etc to ensure robust product design.


The ideal candidate must have:

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Working knowledge of sensors, actuators, and motor control electronics
  • Familiarity with components such as microprocessors, switches, ASIC's, transistors, capacitors, etc.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Classroom or Work Experience with embedded hardware and firmware programming



  • Master's Degree in Electrical / ElectroMechanical Engineering
  • Prior electronic product and / or electromechanical design experience
  • Experience with CANbus SAEJ1939 protocol
  • Laboratory or Work Experience with EMC testing and protection circuitry
  • Laboratory or Work Experience in Power Management for battery operated devices/vehicles
  • Experience with schematic capture tools such as Altium or EAGLE

Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Application Id:  2626
Posting date::  Nov 21, 2022