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Senior Engineer, Embedded Software Job in Mayfield Heights, Ohio US

Senior Engineer, Embedded Software

Rockwell Automation, Inc. - Mayfield Heights, OH

Posted: 7/28/2021 - Expires: 10/26/2021

Job ID: 229973458


Job Description

Job Description

Rockwell Automation is looking for an innovative engineer to join our global embedded software organization based in Cleveland, Ohio. In this role, you will have the opportunity to solve highly complex technical problems, and to grow into a software architect or manager role.

Essential Functions:

Develop safety- and security-critical embedded software for new Programmable Logic Controllers
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 engineering tools and practices across the global development organization
Participate as a member of an agile team within the Scaled Agile Framework, and actively monitor and improve the overall health, predictability, and velocity of the team as well as the larger Agile Release Train
Lead high- and detailed-level design of controller features and subsystems, providing coordination across agile development teams, system and controller architects, marketing, and management
Partner with development, functional test, and system test personnel to construct testable requirements; design and implement test plans to meet product requirements; promote reliable automated test engineering practices and technology
Mentor less experienced personnel, and encourage knowledge sharing and learning among the development community

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent knowledge in the application of software engineering principles, theories, concepts, and techniques

Preferred Qualifications:

Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of software engineering experience with demonstrated professional development in software design and development
Advanced courses or degree in engineering, computer science or controls
Knowledge in the application of software engineering principles, theories, concepts, and techniques
Ability to understand and apply knowledge of object-oriented analysis, design, and programming techniques, especially in C++
Experience in applying security constructs to a protocol or product
Experience using SSL, TLS, DTLS, IPSec or other secure protocol mechanisms
Experience with cryptography concepts and commonly used mechanisms
Ability to direct the day-to-day technical activities of a small team of engineers
Previous experience working with real-time embedded development environments

Experience developing software to meet safety and security standards such as IEC 61508 or IEC 62443
Experience developing automated tests and tools in a high level language such as Python
In depth knowledge of software engineering and application of engineering principles and practices in a related field
Experience working with industrial protocols, especially Common Industrial Protocol (CIP)
Knowledge of communication protocols and technologies such as Ethernet, USB, or PCI Express
Experience designing and developing embedded systems using a Secure Development Life Cycle
Knowledge of modern Intel and ARM architectures

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


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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
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