Software Controls Design Engineer

Title: Software Controls Design Engineer

Industry: Industrial and Commercial Manufacturing

Location: Caledonia, WI. (Milwaukee, WI area)

Software Controls Design Engineer

We are seeking a Software ControlsDesign Engineer to join our development team. Our ideal candidate has a strong background in Control Theory and embedded systems development using C/C++

This position will design, implement and maintain the various software and firmware algorithms required for operating precision variable frequency drives (VFDs).

Desired Skills and Experience for Software Controls Design Engineer

  • Strong Background in control theory and its application to engineering problems
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis on Control of Electric Motors (Master’s degree a plus)
  • Expert C/C++ and embedded software developer
  • Experience with real time Operating Systems
  • 3+ years of related experience.
  • Organized with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and consistently meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and listening) and the ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse group of professionals
  • Strong attention to detail, follow-up skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to effectively influence others
Lead Responsibilities for Software Controls Design Engineer
  • Design, implement, test, debug and provide ongoing support for operating system and application software that meets technical and customer requirements
  • Adhere to established coding and revision control standards
  • Solicit and incorporate customer and end user feedback to further improve our products
  • Conduct and participate in code and design reviews
  • Respectfully champion new ideas and features, big or small
  • Document designs with ample comments, reports, and descriptions
  • Track and resolve reported bugs and perform thorough testing to verify the effectiveness of the fix
  • Design and develop reusable software and system components, and integrate them into existing and new designs
  • Work closely with electrical hardware engineers in the planning, design and development of products to ensure software and hardware performance and compatibility
  • Serve as technical lead on assigned projects, working with other functional groups and customers to meet deliverables, and to address and resolve technology or product issues to honor commitments

Compensation / Salary

  • Very competitive salary with generous yearly merit increases
  • Full Benefits – Medical – Dental – Vision – Life – Retirement
  • Outstanding core company culture, valued benefits and vertical career mobility