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Software Engineer in Appleton, WI at ITW

Date Posted: 3/21/2019

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Job Description


TIG Solutions is looking for a highly motivated individual for the position of Software Engineer focused on developing and sustaining software in support of New Product Development and sustaining engineering initiatives. Primary responsibilities include design, development and support of high speed Single Board Computer hardware and the development of software in embedded operating system and cloud/server-based environments. This position will require an individual with the skills to understand leading technologies and effectively translate business requirements into innovative software solutions.


  • Primary responsibilities include design, development, test, and support of embedded device software. A critical part of this role is integrating embedded controls to achieve arc characteristics that continue delivering world-class arc welding performance.
  • In addition to collaborating with other software engineers, this individual will also effectively work with hardware, power electronics, welding and mechanical engineers.
  • Take projects from original concept through final implementation
  • Manage the software design, programming, and development of divisional projects
  • Participate in project meetings and be responsible for assigned action items
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and project deliverables
  • Identify innovative patentable solutions to end market needs
  • Participate in topical software roundtable discussions to impact process improvements


  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency while balancing calculated risks.
  • Must be self-starter and have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering or related degree required.
  • Three (3) or more years of experience with demonstrated credibility and track record in embedded programming, to specify, architect, design, code, test, troubleshoot and support embedded applications in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with software development processes and tools such as requirements management, design modeling / UML, software architecture, configuration management, software testing, task/issue/defect tracking and review
  • Proficiency with IDE, source code control, documentation, and design modeling tools
  • Proficiency in programming applications in C or C++
  • Experience in numerous embedded controls (e.g. PID control loops, motor control, digital filters, state machines, low-level peripheral drivers, etc.)
  • Experience with embedded RTOSes, and embedded Linux
  • Limited travel may be required

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Agile or Scrum software development process in a team environment
  • Familiarity with troubleshooting hardware technology (i.e. reading electrical schematics and using multimeters and oscilloscopes)
  • Familiarity with industrial fieldbus protocols and other serial network communications is a plus (ProfiNet, Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, CAN, USB, RS485, Modbus, etc.).
  • Familiarity with Ethernet and wireless communications stacks is a plus (TCP/IP, UDP, Zigbee, Bluetooth, wifi, etc.)