Senior Software Engineer

Rockwell Automation   •  

Milwaukee, WI

Industry: Automotive


Not Specified years

Posted 30 days ago


Senior Software Engineer

United States

Position Summary

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for commercial software product development for a core, high growth Rockwell Automation control system product line. This is an industry-leading industrial automation software product that has won numerous awards for innovation and usability.
  • In this position you will design and develop new software features, participating in the full development lifecycle. Development is performed in a team environment utilizing sound engineering and software development practices and technology. Responsibilities include collaborating with multiple cross-functional teams and possible technical leadership of a small-scale feature or portion of a feature.

Essential Functions:

  • Contributes to or independently gathers and documents requirements of the feature and its components.
  • Contributes to system design and independently develops subsystem designs that meet the requirements.
  • Provides manpower/time estimation for the design. Considers tradeoffs between requirements, speed, cost and reliability in the choice of a design approach.
  • Develops and documents code, according to the development process, that satisfies the software design.
  • Develops and execute thorough unit test plans.
  • Reports, analyzes, debugs and corrects anomalies.
  • Integrates with other components, 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.
  • Typically responsible for the maintenance and integrity of one or more software subsystems.
  • Provides work estimates and status reports as requested. Maintains adequate interaction to ensure assigned tasks are prioritized appropriately.
  • Keeps informed of new developments in the software engineering and computer engineering fields. Identifies and participates in technical and developmental training opportunities.
  • May provide technical leadership of a small scale feature or portion of a feature.
  • Initiates or contributes to software development capability improvement in the areas of software development practices and development tools.
  • Researches, considers, and explores new possibilities utilizing the latest technologies and standards.
  • Clearly communicates and conveys design concepts, both verbally and written. Also able to learn and understand complex control system concepts.
  • Effectively teams with others through mutually supportive professional relationships, open and direct communications, honesty and respect. Able to cope with and leverage stylistic differences and differences of opinion.

EOE, M/F Disabled, Vet


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Rockwell Automation will consider sponsorship for qualified applicants except those currently in F-1 or J-1 status


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering

Required Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of 4 years in a software product development environment
  • Object orientated design using C++, C#, or Java
  • Agile software development using Scrum
  • Software development on both Windows and Linux
  • Design patterns
  • .NET Framework and WPF

Desired Experience and Skills

  • Architecting modular software
  • HTML5
  • nodejs, web services and TypeScript experience
  • Direct involvement with the Industrial Automation industry
  • Both local and global technical development team environments