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Embedded Software Engineer

Oshkosh Corporation
United States, Maryland, Hagerstown
September 14, 2022

About JLG, an Oshkosh company

JLG began in 1969, when our founder, John L. Grove set out to resolve growing safety concerns in the construction industry. Since then we have been committed to understanding the challenges and delivering innovative solutions to the access market. We partner with customers to provide quality equipment, training opportunities and trusted support within the access industry. We are a global company, and our products-including mobile elevating work platforms, telehandlers, utility vehicles and accessories-can be found all over the world.


As an Embedded Software Engineer at JLG you will design, implement and test high-quality vehicle control software. You'll be an integral member of the team, writing embedded C and C++ software to run on embedded platforms that control various vehicle systems through network messaging and directly connected inputs and outputs. You'll have the opportunity to be on several leading technology projects and will be responsible for peer reviewing their own and others software.


  • You will help write high quality, maintainable, object oriented C++ software

  • You will be responsible for quality conscious design including cost and reliability

  • You will participate in peer reviews, estimation, and other key engineering activities

  • You will follow defined CMMI level 3 procedures in the writing of software

  • You will use reasonable foresight to identify vehicle operation and maintenance risks, and control them within acceptable levels

  • You will write requirements and design documentation

  • You will travel off-site to support engineering projects


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering

  • 3-plus years related experience


  • Current experience writing embedded C and C++ software

  • Knowledge of object oriented design, C++ templates, C++ exceptions and the STL

  • Knowledge of UML

  • Experience writing embedded applications on microcontrollers

  • Experience with real-time operating systems

  • Experience working with CAN and the J1939 protocol

  • Ability to read and comprehend electrical schematics and operate test equipment like multimeters and oscilloscopes

  • Experience with automotive or heavy-duty equipment

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

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