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Posted: 10/7/2020
Job Reference #: 2712948
Keywords: architecture

Job Description

Position Title

Business Group
Architecture and Software

No. of Positions

Requisition Number

Job Category
Software and Engineering

Relocation Eligible

Position Summary
As an Embedded Software Firmware Engineer, you will be working within a self-organized and cross-functional team of engineers, developing firmware for various Rockwell Automation products. Your responsibilities will include reviewing requirements, preparing and reviewing design documents, programming in C/C++, as well as analyzing and fixing bugs and issues. Rockwell Automation is dedicated to advancing new technologies and focused on providing better solutions for industrial automation. With a strong focus on continuous improvement, you will have the opportunity to work in a high-tech environment where creativity is encouraged and rewarded.
Technologies include:
• Agile / SAFe Software Development
• Firmware architecture (BSP, HAL, OSAL, RTOS, IPC etc.)
• Advanced low and high level debugging facilities (ICD, simulators, tracers, OS trackers, loggers)
• Advanced Networking (Time Sensitive Networks, Redundancy, Cryptography, etc.)
• Hardware (multi-core ASICs, Ethernet, USB, Bluetooth)
• Code Quality (code review, coding standards, code analysis tools)
• Continuous Delivery and Integration (GIT, Test Automation, Python, Jenkins)
• Security, Industry Standards and Certification (ODVA, TÜV, CIP, etc.)
Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related IT degree
• Practical software development experience using software lifecycle development methodologies (software requirements analysis, software design, software testing)
• Practical programming experience (C/C++, Python or similar languages)
• Basic networking knowledge and experience

Desired Skills and Experience
• 3+ years of practical experience with C/C++ and embedded software development
• Practical knowledge of embedded security concepts and principles
• Experience in programming with use of RTOS
• Practical experience in firmware debugging
• Knowledge of communication protocols and network device configuration
• Flexible “can do” attitude (experience in Agile software development is a plus!)


Company Overview
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries. To learn more about how we are bringing The Connected Enterprise to life across industrial enterprises, visit

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