Careers

Entry Level Engineering Technician

Who we are
HP Tuners offers tuning and diagnostic hardware and software solutions for the modern OBD vehicle.  We serve individuals, workshops and dealerships looking for diagnostics or fuel economy to the serious performance enthusiast seeking every last ounce of horsepower. Our mission is to provide the most complete, cost effective tuning and data acquisition solutions.

Our ideal candidate
Education and experience

  • Previous experience in automotive, electronics, etc.
  • Proficient with hand tools
  • Possess basic soldering skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Ability to work at company’s office in Buffalo Grove, IL

What you’ll do
You will work closely with our engineers to help create and test new and existing products, troubleshoot issues, build wiring harnesses, and perform other technical processes.

What we offer
HP Tuners subsidizes Health Insurance for the employee.  HP Tuners also provides for the employee at no charge Dental, Vision, Long and Short-term disability Insurance and $100,000 in life insurance.  There is also up to a 3% match in our 401K program. HP Tuners offers a fun and family like environment.  There is a yearly review and bonus program

Project Manager & Documentation Specialist

HP Tuners currently seeking an experienced Project Manager and Documentation Specialist to join our team in Buffalo Grove, IL.

Essential Skills

  • This individual participates in the strategic planning, project initiation and execution as well as:
  • Leads team in defining project strategies, developing goals and milestones, and ensures project scope is defined and controlled
  • Interprets project strategy and helps translate into tactical actions and technical solutions
  • Accountable for core team performance, creation and management of project schedule, execution of the project, and budget commitments and spend
  • Continuously interacts with all functions and levels of management ensuring effective ongoing communications across teams and stakeholders
  • Ensures identification and communication of project risks, development of risk plan and leads core team in the proactive management of risk response strategies
  • Anticipates potential conflict situations for proactive solutions and manages conflict situations to result in win-win outcomes
  • Leads core team through continuous improvement of project execution

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, graduate degree or substantially comparable experience required.
  • Three to five years’ experience in project management focusing on technology, operations, and software applications is required. Experience in a fast-paced software development environment preferred with demonstrated ability in leading multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent understanding of project management processes, techniques and tools (Microsoft Project, etc.). Proven track record of successful management of mission critical technology projects required. PMP Certification desired.
  • Previous advertising media experience desired, large agency/client experience with Media Tools a preferred plus.

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Position Incentives
HP Tuners subsidizes Health Insurance for the employee. HP Tuners also provides for the employee at no charge Dental, Vision, Long and Short-term disability Insurance and $100,000 in life insurance. There is also up to a 3% match in our 401K program. HP Tuners offers a fun and family like environment. There is a yearly review and bonus program.

Resume to: HP Tuners LLC Attn: Bobbi Munson, 701 Dartmouth Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 or employment@hptuners.com

Senior Firmware Engineer

HP Tuners, LLC in Buffalo Grove, IL seeks Senior Firmware Engineer. Responsible for

Essential Skills

  • Developing hardware devices for the automotive market: Prototyping, testing and design for manufacturing;
  • Providing support for existing hardware; and
  • Writing C# hardware testing software.

Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a rltd. Field. Must possess experience with

  • Microcontroller based design;
  • Embedded C/C++
  • C#
  • Schematic and layout experience in Altium Designer;
  • Debugging and maintaining automotive embedded circuits; and
  • OBD-II communication protocols.

Resume to: HP Tuners LLC Attn: Bobbi Munson, 701 Dartmouth Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 or employment@hptuners.com (Refer to: Job #725701)

Firmware Engineer

HP Tuners has an immediate need for a Senior Firmware Electronic design Engineer. We are looking for a highly motivated individual, who is a self-starter.

Essential Skills

  • 5+ years relevant experience in microcontroller based design
  • Digital circuit design skill.
  • Familiarity with ARM and FPGA architectures.
  • Experience with CAN, USB, Wi-Fi
  • 5+ years programming experience in C and assembly language
  • VHDL or Verilog programming experience
  • Experience developing, implementing, and optimizing algorithms for processing data on embedded chipsets
  • BSEE or CS required
  • Preferred skills:
  • Background in automotive design
  • Experience in integration of hardware and software
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Successful track record
  • Friendly, flexible and a team player
  • Innovative thinker and problem solver

Resume to: HP Tuners LLC Attn: Bobbi Munson, 701 Dartmouth Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 or employment@hptuners.com

Software Developers

HP Tuners has a position open for an experienced software developer.

Essential Skills

  • Ability to work autonomously on projects
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Sound programming skills in C# using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
  • Strong understanding of OOP and OOP
  • 4+ years experience
  • Preferred skills:
  • Knowledge of automotive communications protocols, programming tools and methods
  • Prior experience with GM, Ford or Dodge software development or calibration
  • Knowledge of engine and transmission operation

Resume to: HP Tuners LLC Attn: Bobbi Munson, 701 Dartmouth Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 or employment@hptuners.com

Mobile Developers

HP Tuners has a position open for an experienced mobile application developer.

Essential Skills

  • Ability to work autonomously on projects
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Android development experience
  • iOS development experience
  • Strong understanding of OOP and OOD
  • 4+ years experience
  • Preferred skills:
  • Knowledge of automotive communications protocols, programming tools and methods
  • Prior experience with GM, Ford or Dodge software development or calibration
  • Knowledge of engine and transmission operation

Resume to: HP Tuners LLC Attn: Bobbi Munson, 701 Dartmouth Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 or employment@hptuners.com

Candidate Requirements
Candidate must have good communication skills and be familiar with email and other online communications tools.
Candidate must be located in or willing to relocate to the Chicago, IL area.

Position Incentives
Competitive salary, incentive and benefits package.
Email details and an attached resume to: employment@hptuners.com