Rockwell Automation is looking for an innovative engineer to join our global Software and Control organization in Cleveland, Ohio. You will be part of a new product development team, with a focus on building automated test scripts which validate our products within CI/CD pipelines and other automation environments. You will also contribute to the overall product test architecture and improve current test frameworks and tools.
An ideal candidate will have a strong background in software development and exhibit the ability to flex between product software development and test activities. Given tightly coupled hardware and software in our products, previous embedded software experience is a plus.
Develop and test safety and security-critical embedded software for new Programmable Logic Controllers
Build and maintain automated tests and test frameworks in support of new and existing product features
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 tools and practices across the global development organization
Demonstrate a strong understanding of object-oriented programming concepts, C++ and Python are preferred
Operate across the entire software development life cycle: requirements management, design, implementation, test, release, and maintenance
Work on an Agile development team within a larger Scaled Agile Framework organization, participating in short term (sprint), medium term (program increment) and long term (product roadmap) planning
Mentor less experienced personnel, and encourage knowledge sharing and learning among the development community
Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent knowledge in the application of software engineering principles, theories, concepts, and techniques
Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of software engineering experience with demonstrated professional development in software design and implementation
Ability to understand and apply knowledge of object-oriented analysis, design, and programming techniques
Experience developing software and automated tests and tools in object-oriented languages such as C++ or Python
Experience with automation frameworks and tools development
Experience in requirements decomposition and test traceability
Experience in using open source tools like Git and Jenkins
Knowledge of unit testing using tools like CppUnit, unittest, etc.
Experience with continuous integration environments, automated test, and acceptance testing
Experience working in an Agile development setting and Agile project tools
Experience working with industrial protocols, especially Common Industrial Protocol (CIP)
Experience developing software and test to safety and security standards such as IEC 61508 or IEC 62443
Advanced courses or degree in engineering, computer science or controls
This position is part of a job family. Experience will be the determining factor
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
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Internal Number: R21-1075
About Rockwell Automation
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.