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 Firmware & Control Leader - Mequon, Wisconsin, United States

Job information
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 - Components
Engineering - Electrical
Computers - IT Management
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: 2470886 / Latpro-3532173 
Date posted: Mar-02-2017
State, Zip: Wisconsin, 53097


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for managing the design of Low and Medium Voltage Drive products including drives, software programming tools, communication modules, user interfaces and support options. You will also be a key contributor responsible for the development of technical talent, organizational planning, process improvements and working with the Product Management team to develop strategic product and business plans.  Reporting into this position are the functional managers for firmware, software, control and security.
Functional Expertise

  • Applies knowledge of organizational and management skills to build, maintain and coordinate a highly technical development group producing industry leading products in a global market.

  • Grow the capabilities of a team to meet the changing demands of new product development

  • Knowledge of the engineering processes required to design, test and release a product.

  • Demonstrates an ability to plan, acquire and manage state of the art facilities and equipment needed to develop power products.

  • Provides a social environment that is inclusive and conducive to the development of state of the art products in an efficient manner.

  • Responsible for the patent and legal activity regarding intellectual property creation.

  • Remains abreast of technical trends in the industry that could impact product performance, size, cost and quality.

  • Ensures adherence to policies relating to the highest Standards of Business Conduct. 


  • Foster a climate of diversity and teamwork, rewarding and recognizing high performance with open, honest communication that supports Rockwell Automation values.

  • Create and foster the vision and the strategy for continuous productivity and quality improvements.

  • Develop new processes to better coordinate work flow between development and the support functions and businesses outside of the Power Control Business including Strategic Sourcing, Operations, SSB, CSM and Quality as well as Other Product Businesses.

  • Establish metrics that can be used to measure the performance of the organization and can be used as a tool to improve over time. 


  • Establish and maintain peer relationships across all of Rockwell Automation's technical communities.

  • Clearly demonstrates an openness to new ideas and is willing to work with other teams outside of this business.

  • Provides a mentoring role model for employees who desire the support.

  • Demonstrates the ability to reach consensus quickly when working with groups of diverse backgrounds, cultures or divisions.

  • Fosters a creative environment that is conducive for teaming both in meetings and in the general work space. 


  • Creates technical strategic plans consistent with the goals of the division.

  • Determines annual budget requirements for the operating plan.

  • Identifies competitive threats and new technology that can be a differentiator in the market. Provides sound solutions to cost, performance and time to market tradeoffs.

  • Applies resources and sets spending levels that are appropriate to achieve the financial performance of the business.

  • Understands the business impact of customer satisfaction and responds appropriately to new business opportunities, field problems and ongoing customer demands.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business or technical related degree.

  • 8+ years of embedded software functional management experience.

  • 8+ years of experience in firmware, or embedded software, or software based product development.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a team of  technical managers.

  • Experience in Scrum or another Agile development framework. 
  • Experience with the concepts of a secure development environment.

Requisition Number:

Business Group:
Control Products and Solutions

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).

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