Live Chat

Embedded Software Engineer Job in Mayfield Heights, Ohio US

Embedded Software Engineer

Rockwell Automation, Inc. - Mayfield Heights, OH

Posted: 6/11/2021 - Expires: 9/9/2021

Job ID: 228231704


Job Description

Job Description

Rockwell Automation is looking for an innovative engineer to join our global Software and Control organization in Cleveland, Ohio. You will be part of a new product development team, with a focus on design, development, and test of embedded software and features for programmable logic controllers (PLCs). You will also contribute to the overall product requirements, process, and tools.

An ideal candidate will exhibit the ability to flex between product software design, development, and test activities. Given tightly coupled hardware and software in our products, previous embedded software experience is a plus.

Essential Functions

Design and develop embedded software for Programmable Logic Controllers
Build and maintain automated tests in support of new and existing product features
Work in a variety of hardware and software environments, ranging from commercial off-the-shelf to custom System on Chip architectures, and from general purpose to embedded real-time operating systems
Use modern continuous integration and development tools, and promote continuous improvement of tools and practices across the global development organization
Demonstrate a strong understanding of object-oriented programming concepts, C++ and Python are preferred
Operate across the entire software development life cycle: requirements management, design, implementation, test, release, and maintenance
Work on an Agile development team within a larger Scaled Agile Framework organization, participating in short term (sprint), medium term (program increment) and long term (product roadmap) planning

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar discipline
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

Experience developing software and automated tests and tools in object-oriented languages such as C++ or Python
Ability to understand and apply knowledge of object-oriented analysis, design, and programming techniques
Experience with automation frameworks and tools development
Experience in requirements decomposition and test traceability
Experience in using open source tools like Git and Jenkins
Knowledge of unit testing using tools like CppUnit, unittest, etc.
Experience with continuous integration environments, automated test, and acceptance testing
Experience working in an Agile development setting and Agile project tools
Experience working with industrial protocols, especially Common Industrial Protocol (CIP)
Experience developing software and test to safety and security standards such as IEC 61508 or IEC 62443
Advanced courses or degree in engineering, computer science, or controls

This position is part of a job family. Experience will be the determining factor.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a 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.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or reasonable accommodation during the application process, email our Talent Acquisition representative at

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®: