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Software Engineer at Emerson Electric Co

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Austin, Texas

Job Description:

At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.


Emerson Automation Solutions in Austin, Texas is looking for a versatile software developer to become a member of one of the cross-functional agile scrum teams responsible for the development of DeltaV.  DeltaV is the state of the art, flagship distributed process control system from Process Systems and Solutions.  It consists of a variety of rich desktop and web applications used for engineering and operating a process control system as well as the embedded field devices running the control.  Successful applicants would be expected to enhance and maintain existing products as well as develop the next generation DeltaV system.  This candidate’s focus will primarily be applications development in a Microsoft Windows environment, using C# and C++, with the opportunity to learn about and work on other parts of the system like the embedded real-time environment.


  • Generate user stories and software designs in accordance with marketing, architecture and human centered design requirements and specifications

  • Use best practices to build high-quality software that meets our stringent definition of done for an agile increment.

  • Help the scrum team continuously improve its environment and processes

  • Participate in agile activities like sprint planning, retrospectives, and program increment planning

  • Collaborate with the team’s product owner and with other scrum teams to integrate new features

  • Debug and validate software issues with unreleased and released software, including customer issues. 

  • Review and provide detailed feedback on peers’ design and code

  • Develop estimates and effectively communicate status to the team

  • Write automated unit tests and acceptance tests

Additional Information

  • Occasional travel may be required for this role.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  • Experience with Windows application development in C# or C++

  • Experience using object-oriented design techniques

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to effectively collaborate in a scrum team environment with disciplined development practices

  • Experience with Microsoft development tools and an understanding of the Windows operating system

The following experience is considered a plus:  

  • The ideal candidate will have 3-4 years of experience.

  • Full Stack Development including UML, MFC, WPF, HTML5, C++, C#, JavaScript, DCOM, WCF, SQL and Objectivity DB.

  • Knowledge and experience working in the process control industry

  • Technical expertise with DeltaV, controller and I/O

  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum Team

  • Experience working with a large development organization using SAFe

  • Experience with software testing, including test driven development and automation

  • Experience working in embedded development


Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

 Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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