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Project Engineer - Embedded Hardware Design

at Rockwell Automation, inc.

Posted: 6/11/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2623593

Job Description

Position Title
Project Engineer - Embedded Hardware Design

Business Group
Control Products and Solutions

No. of Positions

Requisition Number

Job Category
Software and Engineering

Position Type
Full Time

Relocation Eligible

Position Summary

Contributing member of a next-generation new product development team, responsible for the design, analysis, test and integration of hardware for embedded communication and control modules.  This position requires the proven ability to work with system, hardware and firmware design personnel to create project specifications and then execute through the entire development cycle.

EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 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.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum of  8 years of experience in embedded hardware design.

  • Demonstrated experience as a member of a project team for hardware development, including thorough attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.

  • At least three years of experience with microprocessor or microcontroller-based embedded system design, digital circuit design, analog circuit design, Ethernet hardware design, offline switching power supply design and test, and/or electromagnetic compatibility design & test.

  • Experience with typical embedded control peripherals (RAM, Flash, FPGA, SPI, I2C, UART, PWM, A/D, Ethernet/MII, CAN), typical design and test equipment (oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers, digital signal analyzers), and writing and executing hardware test specifications.

  • Demonstrated skills in the hardware development process, including circuit simulation & design, component derating, hardware debug & checkout.

  • Proven ability to analyze and solve complex problems which involve both hardware and firmware.

  • Quick-learning self-starter who works well with a dynamic team.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, along with the ability to read, write, and speak English fluently and with people at all levels.

  • Energy metering and/or motor control experience.

  • Motor control experience.

  • Experience with writing and executing hardware and system test specifications.

  • Mentor Graphics/Expedition schematic entry experience.

  • Familiarity with packaging designs for electrical & electronic devices, including design for mechanical robustness, EMC, and thermal considerations.

  • Familiarity with Rockwell Automation products (including Logix controllers and software tools) and/or other industrial control equipment.

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

United States

EEO Statement
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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

Company Overview
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.

You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth – and career opportunities.

As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

Work State/City
Milwaukee - Wisconsin