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Software Developer

Date: Nov 8, 2018

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

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Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.


PURPOSE:  Develop software applications for various operating systems including Windows, Linux, and ThingWorx (Java).  The software applications focus mainly on productivity and data collection solutions for customers.  Development work will involve a large number of technologies from Ethernet communications, multi-threading, web services, and IoT frameworks for sharing and reporting information.  Ideal candidates will have experience turning concepts into functional applications while planning for future expansion to maximize code reusability, is well organized, and can work well in a collaborative team to build on experiences and ideas from others.



  • Collect and collaborate on functional specifications to create overall requirements.
  • Complete software projects under the direction of senior developers or manage a group of individuals for specific tasks.
  • Assist with external resources when needed to enhance development capabilities.
  • Track development requirements, tasks, and bugs with TFS.  Use TFS for software archiving and revision control.
  • Interface with customers (internal and external) to assist with problem solving, debugging field problems, and defining new requirements.
  • Write code in various languages (mainly C#, Java, and Linux) while learning to use new tools and libraries.
  • Plan development tasks according to requirements and estimate the effort required for completion.
  • Assist with the creation of design documents, testing documents, and instruction manuals.
  • Consider future requirements and possibilities in line with the vision for Lincoln software applications.  Design code and overall software architecture with this vision in mind.



  • 3 - 10 years of experience with Windows, Linux, or Java platforms.
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience with popular languages: C++, C#, Linux, or Java.  Preferably also experience with digital communications.
  • Ability to follow established Engineering Procedures.
  • Organized working methods to keep track of multiple actions on 1-4 active projects.
  • Ability to easily communicate / present ideas to small and large groups preferred.
  • Ability to simplify complicated technical topics so a normal user can function comfortably preferred.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Research & Development 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Developer, Engineer, Welding, Electrical, Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing

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