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Software Engineer - Embedded Systems

New Kensington, Pennsylvania
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Process Industries and Drives
Business Unit: Large Drives
Requisition Number: 233781
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-New Kensington
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

LD (Large Drives) develops, manufactures, and markets products, customer and industry specific solutions, and services for industrial drives and special drives with outputs above 200 kW.
The LD range comprises heavy-duty AC machines for low and medium voltages as well as converters for these machines. LD also offers DC drives, special drives for ships and rolling mills, converters, automation control systems and solutions for crane systems. The range also includes converters for power distribution and after-sales service for heavy-duty drive systems.

Job Description:


Software Engineer


Specific Requirements:

Design and implement software for real-time embedded devices. Will be required to develop, software, review, test and debug software systems. Solid programming experience in C, C++. Experience with hands-on development and troubleshooting of embedded systems. Experience in embedded systems design with preemptive, multitasking real-time

operating systems.  Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review. Knowledge of Secure coding techniques, IP protocols, interfaces to hardware subsystems. Strong documentation and writing skills.

General Requirements:

Completes a wide variety of complex technical assignments. Performs complex tests or investigations pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, and processes and investigates possible application of results. Obtains, correlates, and analyzes technical information needed to accomplish complex tasks. Completes the preparation of

reports, charts, graphs, and other documents and advises senior staff. Reviews and approves related inputs such as complex drawings and specifications prepared by technical support personnel. Coordinates with engineering support to arrange for the production of complex experimental runs or for the construction of experimental models and special test equipment.


BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent specializing in Embedded Systems Development.

Knowledge and Experience:

Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments. Successfully applies complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Demonstrates knowledge of organization's business practices and issues. Typically 2-6 years of successful experience in related field.



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