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 Software Quality Assurance Engineer - Mequon, Wisconsin, United States

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Posted by: Rockwell Automation 
Hiring entity type: Manufacturing 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Programming Languages
Computers - Software Engineer
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 2463841 / Latpro-3526047 
Date posted: Jan-28-2017
State, Zip: Wisconsin, 53097


Position Summary:

In this role you will be an integral team member providing Quality leadership for the Control Products and Solutions (CP&S) business. This position requires a Customer Quality advocate to the CP&S functional teams who has the ability to contribute passion and improvement vision in a highly collaborative, fast paced, very technical environment

This role provides the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of Quality activities spanning new product development to Customer quality, focused on driving improvements in business results for the CP&S organization. Key areas of focus include but not limited to:

  • Quality Management across multiple product teams which includes establishing and executing of a quality plan and objectives.

  • Participate in highly collaborative product development teams.

  • Define, collect, analyze and report on project and process metrics.

  • Review project deliverables and assess compliance to established plans and processes.

  • Provide an independent assessment to the Quality Management Team of any risks that may impact the customer experience when using Rockwell Automation Products.

  • Work with the development and application groups in creating standard processes and methods to develop software of a higher levels of quality.

  • Utilize various tools and methods to gather and report statistics on different phases of the software development life cycle for use by the development teams.

  • Leverage professional concepts and company objectives to identify continuous improvement opportunities and resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.

  • Identify root cause of the problems and establish the corrective actions.

  • Work with cross functional teams on Quality activities, such as Root Cause Analysis, Six Sigma Projects and Product Audits.

  • Facilitate and participate in retrospectives for continuous improvement of products and processes. Promote development and tracking of action items.

  • Share best practices throughout the organization.

The ideal candidate will preferably bring a fundamental knowledge of RA products (or similar Automation system technologies) and customer application knowledge. These skills coupled with a software/firmware quality and/or development background will provide a technical foundation to support this diverse role. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related technical degree
  • Software Quality Assurance would be a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills are a must.
  • Strong skills in data analytics with soft tools such as Excel and Power BI.
  • At least 3 years working in a Software/Firmware Development Environment or Test Environment.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job opening.
  • Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certification in Lean Six Sigma, CMMI and/or ISO.

  • Familiarity with Rockwell Automation products.

  • Quality Engineer certification a plus.

Requisition Number:

Business Group:
Operations & Engineering Services

Job Category:
Engineering and Technicians

Relocation Eligible:

Position Type:
Full Time

No. of Positions:

Work State/City:
Mequon - Wisconsin

Company Overview:
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

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.

EEO Statement:
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, email our Talent Acquisition representative at (see application details).

Download the EEO is the Law poster and the supplement for more information.


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