Embedded Software Engineer

Req. ID: 23860 


NOTE:  This position is on-site in Houston, Texas, reporting into our San Diego office.


Position Summary:

This Software Engineer is responsible for delivering embedded software for industrial welding systems and for developing new industrial welding accessories including weld data monitoring, welding sequence, and motion control products. This position will interpret complex and incomplete requirements and develop them into elegant and creative software solutions. The Software Engineer will work effectively with and challenge other experienced developers at all stages of the software development life cycle.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert and develop software for weld data monitoring and seam tracking systems
  • Work hands-on with Lincoln Electric automated welding systems
  • Participate at all levels of the software engineering process including analysis, architecture & design, development, documentation, integration, and testing.
  • Proactively gather requirements directly from users, salespeople, and product management
  • Form strategies to solve complex, ill-defined problems
  • Write high quality code that is well designed, readable, testable, efficient
  • Document and maintain various codebases
  • Recommend improvement to existing software and/or the creation of new software
  • Create software tools to automate processes and metrics
  • Work in a small team of software engineering professionals and independently
  • Keep job knowledge current through continual studying of latest development methodologies and technologies


Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in software engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience writing C/C++ for embedded systems; TI SYS/BIOS, RTXC, or other RTOS for ARM Cortex microcontrollers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic software development fundamentals, such as object-oriented design
  • Additional experience with Code Warrior for NXP microcontrollers a plus
  • Experience with Communications: Wireless IIoT, Ethernet, TCP/IP, USB, MODBUS, CAN-based protocols a plus
  • Ability to develop windows/mobile applications a plus


Behavioral Skills/Job Competencies:

  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, able to act independently, and manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic agenda.
  • Receive satisfaction from a job well done and seek out challenging and rewarding tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork ability with personnel at all levels.
  • Uncompromising attitude towards quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Adherence to safety policies and demonstrating safe work habits is required.
  • Desire to grow with the company and assume increasing responsibility.


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: Work is usually a mix of sedentary and walking.  Use of the computer workstation is extensive. In the office there is minimal reaching, bending, and lifting in relationship to documents and stored records. When at a customer facility, there will be lifting, reaching, bending, dragging, pulling, and carrying of parts and equipment.  This individual may have to walk long distances to reach the equipment within the customer’s facility. This individual must be able to occasionally lift 50 pounds and frequently lift 25 pounds. This position requires manual dexterity and visual acuity to utilize the assembly equipment and tools. The position requires vision, hearing, smell, and speech.
  • Work Environment: This individual may have to sit for long periods of time. The noise level is usually moderate. Traveling is infrequent but may be necessary to witness customer requirements or resolve product issues.


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 $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 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: Engineering 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Embedded, Testing, Welding, Informatics, Developer, Technology, Manufacturing