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Sr Software Engineer Job in Mayfield Heights, Ohio US

Sr Software Engineer

Rockwell Automation, Inc. - Mayfield Heights, OH

Posted: 11/13/2019 - Expires: 2/11/2020

Job ID: 213732520

Job Description

Sr Software Engineer
United States

Position Summary
As a Senior Software Engineer for Rockwell Automation, you will have the opportunity to develop industry-leading commercial software known for its innovation and usability.  You will also be responsible for performing intermediate level software testing tasks including, but not limited to, test development, planning, scheduling, and execution.

In this position, you will be a key part of our Customer Reponse Team "CRT" which addresses critical customer issues. As a member of this team, you will be a key contributor in the software implementation and testing of our products. You will play an active role in all the stages of the development lifecycle and support your team throughout the process. You will also help ensure that developed products meet requirements and are within total quality management standards. This position will allow you to collaborate with multiple global cross-functional teams and may also require you to be the technical lead for a software release.
When you join our software engineering group, you become part of a team that believes in knowledge sharing and collaboration and that is committed to using reliable and well-thought-out engineering practices and technology to overcome any challenges.
We are looking for someone who will effectively leverage a diverse set of technical backgrounds and opinions by fostering a team-oriented environment and the use of open and direct communications, honesty and respect. The ideal candidate will also actively seek knowledge of new developments in the software engineering, computer engineering, and test automation fields and will identify and pursue career development and training opportunities.

Essential Functions

Collects, contributes to and documents requirements for a feature and its components, ensuring the information required for the development of software and corresponding test cases are contained in the specifications.

Develops new subsystem designs or Contributes to existing subsystem designs ensuring they meet the established requirements.

Establishes a timeline and determines the resources needed to execute arelease. Considers tradeoffs between requirements, speed, cost and reliability. Provides progress reports, as needed.

Implements and documents code that meets the requirements of the software design.

Develops and executes thorough unit test plans. Reports, analyzes, debugs and corrects anomalies. Takes the lead in the integration of other components by solving problems within and across subsystems to produce a final product.

Leads or participates in reviews of documents, designs, code, test cases and user documentation.

Estimates, plans, develops, and executes test suites, test cases and automated tests to ensure appropriate functional test coverage is attained.

Ensures documented test cases and specifications validate documented software requirements.

Performs product testing, reporting on problems encountered and documenting test results for follow-up.

Determines the origin and root cause of anomalies identified.

Responsible for the maintenance and integrity of one or more software subsystems.

Builds relationships and interacts with peers to ensure assigned tasks are prioritized appropriately.

Takes the lead on identifying and recommending software development capability improvements in the areas of software development practices, development tools, and test automation.

Thinks outside the box and is willing to research and explore new avenues to overcome obstacles by utilizing the latest technologies and standards.

Clearly communicates and conveys design concepts, both verbally and in writing.

Able to learn and understand complex control system concepts.

EOE, M/F/Disable, Vet



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree or relevant equivalent experience

Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience

Experience in a software product development environment

Proven application of C++, C#, or other relevant programming languages

Proven application of data structures and algorithms

Able to apply basic knowledge of object-oriented designs

Basic understanding of design patterns

Basic understanding of the application of COM, MFC, WPF, .NET, or equivalent technologies

Able to apply basic knowledge of automated test tools

Able to apply basic knowledge of software test methodologies

Direct experience with the Industrial Automation industry

Basic understanding of architecting modular software

Able to apply basic knowledge of testing highly integrated software products

Direct experience collaborating with local and global technical development teams

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

This is a summary of the position's responsibilities and does not reflect the entire scope of work expectations.

Requisition Number
Business Group
Architecture and Software
Job Category
Software and Engineering
Relocation Eligible
Position Type
Full Time
No. of Positions
Mayfield Heights - Ohio
Company Overview
Over centuries, the world has evolved and advanced. New innovations change how we work. How we live. How things get made.
The next industrial evolution is here - a new test of intelligence for humans and machines. Where breakthroughs are hard-won and success requires sifting through overwhelming data for insights, clarity and confidence.
Rather than fearing change, we embrace its possibilities. We know how to connect the imaginations of people with the potential of machines to make the world work better. More intelligent. More connected. More productive.
We stand with the problem solvers, the builders, the makers, the innovators because we belong to that community. And we stand ready to lead the way. At Rockwell Automation, we are expanding human possibility.
EEO Statement
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

 If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7427.

Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability/Veteran.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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