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Summary of Position:
Rockwell Automation's Industrial Component Business is seeking an experienced Firmware Engineer to be a significant contributor to a next generation new product development responsible for the design, analysis, test and integration of Firmware for embedded communication and control modules. The position requires the proven ability to work with a team of system, hardware, and firmware design personnel to support project specifications and execute through the entire development cycle.
Responsibilities typically include:
Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug firmware programs for embedded products. Determine hardware compatibility and/or influence of hardware design.
Utilize experience to resolve wide range of issues in creative and effective ways.
Participate in creation of or reviews of; documents, designs, code, test cases and user documentation.
Perform unit or functional testing of developed software to ensure correct operation per functional requirements and compatibility with other components in the system.
Contribute to firmware development capability by keeping abreast of current trends in the areas of software development practices, technology utilization and development tools.
Frequently interact with peers to gain cooperation of others or sharing of technical information/project activities.
Strong accountability to assignments, keeping in mind the guiding principles; Customer Focus, Sense of Urgency, Performance to schedule and Quality.
Minimum of a completed Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or similar Engineering discipline with a concentration in firmware.
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.
Up to 10% travel
Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience.
Proven experience with embedded firmware development and proven track record of following a development process.
Programming and development experience involving C and C++ programming languages.
Clearly communicates and conveys design concepts, both verbally and written.
DevOps experience with standard version control systems (Git/RTC), build automation systems (Makefiles), and release management tools (Jenkins, CLM), standard scripting languages (Python, Powershell, Bash, etc) and managing them is a plus.
Experience with the use of tools such as In-Circuit Emulators, Logic Analyzers, embedded monitors, and other such development tools.
Board Support Package (BSP) development level experience with microcontrollers and interfaces such as SPI, I2C, and simple peripherals such as A/D, D/A, & general purpose IO.
Experience with industrial communication interfaces such as IO Link, EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, CAN, CIP protocol, CAN-Open protocol and/or RS485.
Experience with Agile software development methodology.
Advanced courses in engineering or computer science would be beneficial. Course work covering software requirements analysis, software design, software engineering and software testing is desired.
Familiarity with Rockwell Automation controllers and software tools
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