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Senior Controls Engineer

Company: Carrier
Location: Kennesaw
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

United States of America
CAG10: ALC HQ 1025 Cobb Place Blvd, Kennesaw, GA, 30144 USA

About Carrier:

Carrier is the leading global provider of healthy, safe, and sustainable building and cold chain solutions with a world-class, diverse workforce with business segments covering HVAC, refrigeration, and fire and security. We make modern life possible by delivering safer, smarter, and more sustainable services that make a difference to people and our planet while revolutionizing industry trends. This is why we come to work every day. Join us and we can make a difference together.

About the Role:

The Controls COE is focused on delivering innovative and robust designs for equipment and system control. We serve the entire Carrier product portfolio, offering a unique opportunity to engage with multiple business units across the company. We support the design, development, test, troubleshooting, and maintenance of the controls within the system, offering the controls engineer experience in everything from conceptual design to lab testing and field trial support. We do all of this with a passion for delighting our customers, having fun, and showing genuine respect for our teams.

The Senior Controls Engineer will work with global, cross-disciplinary teams to design and qualify control solutions for a full range of HVAC and refrigeration systems - with a strong emphasis on model-based design methods. We are expanding our team and seek a talented, highly motivated, and results-driven engineer with expertise in control systems specification, design, architecture, programming, and verification. If this is you, get in touch with us!

This role can be worked onsite in Atlanta GA, Indianapolis IN, or Syracuse NY.

Key Role Responsibilities:


  • Independently develop production ready controls solutions ensuring customer and technical requirements are satisfied, and standard procedures are followed
  • Support project management with the definition of suitable plans for development and verification, conduct stakeholder technical reviews.

    Design & Development

    • Perform dynamic analysis of non-linear systems in development of control algorithms including system identification, controllability, robustness, stability, and optimization
    • Work with system engineers to develop requirements, and subsequently ensure controls requirements are satisfied and verified
    • Recommend updates to equipment design efforts based on control objectives versus system performance capability
    • Support the development and calibration of physics-based plant models

      Verification & Validation

      • Develop & execute unit-tests & integration tests for control system
      • Perform hands-on testing in psychrometric laboratory and analyze results to direct refinements to plant model fidelity and control algorithms
      • Apply best-in-class strategies to push testing further upstream in the development lifecycle (MIL/SIL/HIL)

        Strategic Development

        • Support strategic initiatives to improve organizational quality and efficiency through technology advancement and process improvement

          Basic Requirements:

          • B.S. in Electrical, Control Systems, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering major, with at least 5 years of relevant experience


            • M.S. or Ph.D. in Electrical, Control Systems, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering major, with at least 3 years of relevant experience

              Preferred Qualifications:

              • Proficient knowledge of controls engineering foundations, including feedback control, linear/nonlinear control, multivariable control, system identification, and optimization
              • Proficient in the use of Matlab -based toolsets to design, implement, and test embedded controls algorithms
              • Proven ability to work independently with limited supervision
              • Excellent communication skills and a proven track record of delivering results through effective teamwork
              • Ability to work hands-on in psychrometric laboratory environment to collect and analyze data
              • Experience with industrial control applications
              • Familiar with PLC or AUTOSAR styled embedded architecture
              • Experience with vapor-compression cycles, including heat exchangers and turbomachinery compression technologies

                • Expertise in heat transfer, two-phase flow, and thermodynamic cycle analytical skills
                • Experience with software development lifecycle best practices, including version control, change management, release management
                • Experience in requirements management and system integration, specifically test strategies across model-in-the-loop (MIL), software-in-the-loop (SIL), and hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) domains
                • Strong technical writing skills with ability to produce clear, concise documentation
                • Understanding of embedded SW architectures
                • Experience in developing and calibrating physics-based models
                • Familiar with system optimization techniques and their application to modeling and system design
                • Knowledge of modeling languages such as Modelica



                  Pay Range:
                  $74,181 - $130,206 Annually

                  Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Keywords: Carrier, Atlanta , Senior Controls Engineer, Engineering , Kennesaw, Georgia

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