Controls Engineer

  • Location
    Evanston, Illinois
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Engineering - Mechanical

Adecco Direct Placement is currently recruiting qualified candidates for a Direct Hire Control Systems Engineer/Embedded Software Engineer Job in the greater Chicago area for our client, a large manufacturer in the government/defense industry.

Company Offers:

Major medical health/dental/vision insurance
Life Insurance
401k plan
Paid holidays, vacation and sick days
Tuition reimbursement where applicable
Competitive base salary plus bonus structure

Controls Engineer Job Details:
The Controls Engineer will participate in all aspects of control systems design and embedded software engineering including architecture definition, requirements analysis, design, implementation, test, and documentation. The software may range from low level device drivers and motor commutation to communications, power management and high -level applications controlling robotic devices. The engineer should be comfortable with hands-on debugging that spans the mechanical, electrical, and control system domains typical of robotic systems. The successful candidate will have the ability to translate objectives to results and deliverables with little oversight and direction; to lead software development projects of moderate to high complexity and to work in a highly-collaborative, multi-disciplinary team environment.


Minimum MS degree in Mechanical/Electrical engineering, Physics or a related field
3+ years’ robotics lab experience
C/C++ software development
Designing and implementing control algorithms
Development under Real-time Operating Systems (preferably QNX)
Familiarity with instrumentation & tools required for debug, test and integration of embedded systems, including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
Experience with Matlab
Experience with ROS (Robot Operating System)

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume or you may email your resume to our recruiter, Megan Madaris, at Please include Controls Engineer on the subject line of any e-mail correspondence. Thank you in advance for applying, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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