Software Engineer II

Location: Tucson, AZ, US, 85706
Req ID: 22754
Onsite or Remote: Remote Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics, and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Modular Mining Systems is the global leader in mine management technology and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komatsu LTD. Our innovative technology powers mine operations in every corner of the globe. The products we cultivate, the solutions we engineer, and the service we deliver set us apart in the Mining Technology industry. 

We’re more than a company, and we’re a community of passionate, creative professionals striving toward a shared vision: revolutionizing the way the mining industry operates. With a presence stretching from Johannesburg to Vancouver, Sydney to Lima, you are part of a global brand that supports creativity, fosters innovation, and encourages you to think big, share ideas and be yourself. 

The Company

Modular Mining Systems is the global leader in mine management technology and a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. Our innovative technology powers mine operations in every corner of the globe. The products we cultivate, the solutions we engineer, and the service we deliver set us apart in the Mining Technology industry. We’re more than a company, we’re a community of passionate, creative professionals striving toward a shared vision: to revolutionize the way the mining industry operates. With a presence stretching from Johannesburg to Vancouver, Sydney to Lima, you are part of a global brand that supports creativity, fosters innovation, and encourages you to think big, share ideas, and be yourself. 

Job Purpose

Autonomous Haulage System 
The Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) is a comprehensive fleet management system for mines. The autonomous dump truck, jointly developed by Komatsu Ltd., Komatsu America Corp. and Modular Mining Systems, Inc, is centrally controlled through a wireless network that integrates on-board vehicle controllers, high precision global positioning, and obstacle detection and avoidance systems. The system has full supervisory logic that utilizes complex data fusion to control the dump truck to safely operate through a load, haul and dump cycle and allow integration with other mine vehicles such as light vehicles, dozers, loaders, graders. 

AHS Product Development team is responsible for crafting innovative solutions to unique and challenging problems. Working with our partners around the world, you will help design and support the next generation of mine planning and optimization technology and build the future platforms and infrastructure that will drive the changes in the mining industry for generations. 

Travel Requirements

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Each day will present you with new challenges and opportunities to test and grow your skills. You will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications directly related to Komatsu’s AHS functionalities and improvements.  As an AHS Software Engineer, you will be responsible for the following: 

  • Producing and maintaining high quality, tested and efficient code, following industry standards. 
  • Developing proof of concepts for new, innovative solutions. 
  • Performing analysis, estimating work, creating and updating software architecture and design. 
  • Understanding Modular applications domain and pro-actively interacting with product teams to improve functional and nonfunctional aspects of platform components. 
  • Providing technical oversight to development teams and contractors in subject area. 

Required Skills

Desired Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of software engineering best-practices, patterns and anti-patterns 
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills, ability to effectively interact with local and offshore development teams. 
  • Experience in object oriented analysis and design using common design patterns
  • Strong analytical skills, experience with domain modeling and requirement elicitation 
  • Experience with databases modeling and ORM frameworks 
  • Good knowledge of computer networking and the TCP/IP stack 
  • Experience with Web Technologies such as HTML, CSS and Javascript 
  • Solid grasp of performance-critical, real-time, highly available and distributed systems 
  • Experience with some of the industry standard frameworks, such as ZeroMQ, RabbitMQ, Kafka, Protobuf, Fluentd, OpenTracing, Zipkin, Telegraf, Prometheus, Envoy, Docker, Kubernetes, etc. 

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an 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 protected veteran status.