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Actalent Design Engineer in Lafayette, Indiana


Summary: The main function of a design engineer is to apply the principles of computer science and mathematical analysis to the design, development, testing, and evaluation of the software and systems that make computers work. A typical systems engineer analyzes user needs, and then designs, tests, and develops software to meet those needs.

Job Responsibilities: Modify existing databases and database management systems or direct programmers and analysts to make changes. Write and code logical and physical database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to management system or direct others in coding descriptions. Work as part of a project team to coordinate database development and determine project scope and limitations. Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time and cost required to accomplish project.

Skills: Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills. Basic ability to work independently and manage ones time. Basic knowledge of the full software development lifecycle: from business/systems analysis, through requirements gathering and functional specification authoring, to development, testing and delivery. Basic ability to troubleshoot issues and make system changes as needed to resolve issue. Basic knowledge of circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment and computer hardware and software. Knowledge of computer development software across multiple platforms. Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering or relevant field required. 2-4 years experience required.

This engineer will be responsible for validation planning activities related to New Product Introduction, Continuous Product Improvement and Cost Reduction projects for the Lafayette, IN and Mossville, IL Electrical Systems and Controls Teams. This is a support role to design engineers as they develop new designs. This position will coordinate and follow up with the engine and package validation teams and other process partners. The engineer will interact with quality and validation tools to ensure scorecards and metrics accurately reflect the team’s effort. The engineer will also be responsible for presentations to report on these activities. The expectations of this position are:

  1. DFMEA Coordination

  2. Validation planning

  3. Validation test coordination


fmea, validation testing, design, validation, electrical, test equipment, validation protocols, engine

Top Skills Details:

fmea,validation testing,design

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


Understanding of diesel and gas engines and their electrical systems

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.