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Posted: 10/6/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2710343

Job Description

Position Title

Business Group
Architecture and Software

No. of Positions

Requisition Number

Job Category
Software and Engineering

Position Type
Full Time

Relocation Eligible

Position Summary
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, employs about 22,000 individuals globally, 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, and serves customers in more than 80 countries worldwide.
When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join 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.
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.

As a Test Engineer for Rockwell Automation, you will have the opportunity to design and develop industry-leading commercial software, known for its innovation and usability.  You will also be responsible for performing basic software testing tasks including, but not limited to, test development, planning, scheduling, and execution.
Test Engineer designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for software enhancements and new products. Test Engineer also develops software tools including operating systems, compilers, routers, networks, utilities, databases and Internet-related tools. This position will allow you to collaborate with multiple global cross-functional teams.
When you join our software engineering group, you become part of a team that believes in knowledge sharing and collaboration and that is committed to using reliable and well-thought-out engineering practices and technology to overcome any challenges.
We are looking for someone who will effectively leverage and learn from a diverse set of technical backgrounds and opinions by fostering a team-oriented environment and the use of open and direct communications, honesty and respect. The ideal candidate will also actively seek knowledge of new developments in the software engineering, computer engineering, and test automation fields and will identify and pursue career development and training opportunities.
This role reports to the Software Engineering Manager and is located in Medellin, Colombia .
What you will do
*Collect, contribute to and document requirements for a feature and its components, ensuring the information required for the development of software and corresponding test cases are contained in the specifications.
*Develop and execute thorough unit test plans.  Report, analyze, debug and correct anomalies. Take the lead in the integration of other components by solving problems within and across subsystems to produce a final product.
*Participate in reviews of documents, designs, code, test cases and user documentation.
*Estimate, plan, develop, and execute test suites, test cases and automated tests to ensure appropriate functional test coverage is attained.
*Ensure documented test cases and specifications validate documented software requirements. 
*Perform product testing, reporting on problems encountered and documenting test results for follow-up.
*Determine the origin and root cause of anomalies identified.
*Think outside the box and research and explore new avenues to overcome obstacles by utilizing the latest technologies and standards.
*Clearly communicate and convey design concepts, both verbally and in writing.
*Able to learn and understand complex control system concepts.

Minimal qualifications
*Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
*At least 2 years of experience in a software product development environment
Preferred qualifications
*Able to apply knowledge of testing highly integrated software products
*Able to apply knowledge of automated test tools
*Able to apply knowledge of software test methodologies
*Direct experience with web-based technologies such as HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript, NodeJS, and Angular
*Direct experience with C++, C#, or other relevant programming languages
*Proven application of data structures and algorithms
*Able to apply basic knowledge of object-oriented designs
*Basic understanding of architecting modular software
*Direct experience with the Industrial Automation industry
*Direct experience collaborating with local and global technical development teams
*Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills


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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