Vehicle Application Designer

  • Work closely with the electronics department in the development of specific diagnostic applications.
  • Custom Applications will run on top of the Core Platform and thus shall follow framework constraints and design patterns.
  • Work closely with Software Architects in sharing and proposing technical solutions. 
  • Work closely with Product Support teams in sharing and proposing technical solutions
  • Work closely with Product Validation teams in testing and verifying solutions
  • Work closely with Vehicle Design teams in sharing and proposing technical solutions
  • Active participation in the project progress meetings.
  • Continuous feedback to the team manager with progress on assigned activities.


  • 5+ years’ experience in providing effective requirements and specifications
  • 5+ years’ experience proven knowledge of CAN based diagnostic protocols (J1939, UDS/KWP2000)
  • Strong experience with Automotive Software and protocol analyzers (Vector CAN Analyzer, INCA, off-board diagnostics and programming tools, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of diagnostic documentation standards (ODX, ODX-F, OTX, etc.)
  • Basic software programming skills (e.g. scripting languages)
  • Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience in development of desktop applications with .NET technologies / C# language (for application prototyping)

    PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

    Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

    • Health insurance
    • Paid holidays
    • Weekly payroll
    • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
    • Completion Bonuses
    • Training
    • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

    PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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    PDS Tech, Inc.
    Full time
    Willowbrook, IL 60527, US