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Cummins Inc. Director - Software Engineering, Cummins Digital Organization (Offsite) in Columbus, Indiana

Director - Software Engineering, Cummins Digital Organization (Offsite)


We are looking for a talented Director - Software Engineering, Cummins Digital Organization to join our team in supporting strategic and operational business demands based in Columbus, IN. This role is open for a remote option for the right candidate.

In this role, you will positively impact in the following ways:

  • Manages a team of Software Engineer Managers and Software Engineers.Direct and oversees the Software Engineering Function in developing, releasing, and maintaining software applications/operating systems according to business needs. Establishes policies and procedures that produce high-quality software products, services. Ensures organizational strategies and specific objectives are met and adhering to approved budgets.

  • Leads Strategic Technical Product Roadmaps and Software Engineering Specifications in collaboration with Software Engineering Managers, internal business partners and external customers.

  • Expert on and drives creating a Software Engineering team mindset, vision and result oriented culture obsessed with the creation of business value through use of modern development practices.

  • Manages people including work plan development, performance management, and individual development.

  • Innovative team building and development including organization structure, recruiting, global team management and providing input to development of Software Engineering Strategies.

  • Directs team adherence to all IT processes, policies, and procedures including IT Security. Drives IT Controls compliance for the team.

  • Communicates status to Senior Management – Software Engineering and business.Engages with customers in their respective function or business area.

  • Directs team financial management including AOP (Annual Operating Plan), budget management, and forecasting.

  • Strategic governance/leadership for all programs/products executed or supported by their teams.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

University, or equivalent degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Business, or relevant equivalent experience required.

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Recognized leader in the Software Engineering Industry with proven track record. Significant level of relevant 10 plus years work experience, including managerial and budgetary experience, required. Broad business knowledge required. Prioritize well, communicate clearly, have a consistent track record of delivery, and have excellent Software Engineering Skills.

Strong analytic capability and the ability to create innovative solutions.

  • Lead a team of software engineers focused building and maintaining cutting edge digital solutions that provide information for the Cummins service network.

  • Deliver digital solutions for the Cummins service network in a rapid and iterative manner that align with enterprise architecture and cyber security standards.

  • Select and implement appropriate new technology in support of digital solutions for service information.

  • Lead development and delivery of standard Application Program Interfaces (APIs) that align to current architecture standards to interface with existing service tools, telematics solutions, and other systems as required.

  • Establish a talent pipeline of software engineers with capabilities and knowledge of software engineering and IoT, Edge Computing, AI/ML, Cloud Native, Web, mobile technologies, etc.

  • Establish a culture of quality, continuous improvement with a focus on automation to enable delivery of digital solutions with speed and a "right first time" mindset.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage, and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Sears Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Sep 6, 2022, 8:10:29 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220007L9