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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 158,000 employees in 79 countries and annual sales of € 41.5 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all over the world - but we always work together. We have over 200 years experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that's right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Engineer III - Software Support
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Atlanta

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

This role will design, develop, implement and analyze software solutions related to defects, quality improvement, cost reduction and customer needs of elevator systems. Maintain software compliance with current A17.1 and building codes. This position focuses on support and maintenance of software systems which also includes verification and validation activities of the product life-cycle.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Resolve defects related to elevator software systems.
  • Lead multi-discipline teams and drive issues to resolution.
  • Maintain software compliance with A17.1.
  • Implement new features based on customer or marketing specifications.
  • Implement software solutions related to quality improvement and cost reduction.
  • Implement software solutions related to parts obsolescence.
  • Read requirements and specifications to correctly resolve problems and add/modify product features.
  • Maintain system requirements and documentation.
  • Assist other departments with software related questions and technical support.
  • Works under immediate supervision, relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Your profile

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 10 - 15 years experience in engineering with a focus in embedded software systems or related field required.
  • Proficient in embedded programming using the C or C++ software language.
  • Understanding of embedded real time kernels or real time operating systems – Linux, Vertex, GreenHill’s Integrity, etc. 
  • Experience with HTML5, Angular Framework, and Java Script a plus.
  • Experience with defect tracking tools, such as FogBugz or Jira.
  • Experience with source control tools, such as Perforce and Git.
  • Multi-threaded application development experience preferred.
  • Practical experience working with embedded hardware.
  • Experience working with electro-mechanical systems a plus.
  • Experience working with USB, RS232, CAN, and Ethernet.
  • Experience working with embedded processors such as ARM / Cortex.
  • Must have strong trouble shooting and problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to work within multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Must possess strong technical communication and customer service skills.
  • Must possess strong decision making abilities and ability to work well with others.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). 
  • Must be able to closely follow instructions and pre-established procedures/SOP to perform the functions of the job. 
  • Experience with hands on technical wiring and assembly of mechanical equipment is a plus.
  • All employees must adhere to corporate compliance policy and will be expected to handle themselves in a professional manner and exhibit responsible behavior.
  • Requires working in lab and test tower, therefore all employees must be willing to adhere to all safety procedures and company safety standards.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Physics is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands 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 of this position require walking and/or standing approximately 40% of the time.
  • Requires sitting approximately 60% of the time.
  • Requires manual dexterity use of hands, arms, and feet for repetitive lifting as well as use of required equipment and computer.
  • Requires audible/visual abilities.
  • Requires less than 10% travel time. (domestic and foreign)
About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

This role will design, develop, implement and analyze software solutions related to defects, quality improvement, cost reduction and customer needs of elevator systems. Maintain software compliance with current A17.1 and building codes. This position focuses on support and maintenance of software systems which also includes verification and validation activities of the product life-cycle.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Resolve defects related to elevator software systems.
  • Lead multi-discipline teams and drive issues to resolution.
  • Maintain software compliance with A17.1.
  • Implement new features based on customer or marketing specifications.
  • Implement software solutions related to quality improvement and cost reduction.
  • Implement software solutions related to parts obsolescence.
  • Read requirements and specifications to correctly resolve problems and add/modify product features.
  • Maintain system requirements and documentation.
  • Assist other departments with software related questions and technical support.
  • Works under immediate supervision, relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Your profile

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 10 - 15 years experience in engineering with a focus in embedded software systems or related field required.
  • Proficient in embedded programming using the C or C++ software language.
  • Understanding of embedded real time kernels or real time operating systems – Linux, Vertex, GreenHill’s Integrity, etc. 
  • Experience with HTML5, Angular Framework, and Java Script a plus.
  • Experience with defect tracking tools, such as FogBugz or Jira.
  • Experience with source control tools, such as Perforce and Git.
  • Multi-threaded application development experience preferred.
  • Practical experience working with embedded hardware.
  • Experience working with electro-mechanical systems a plus.
  • Experience working with USB, RS232, CAN, and Ethernet.
  • Experience working with embedded processors such as ARM / Cortex.
  • Must have strong trouble shooting and problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to work within multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Must possess strong technical communication and customer service skills.
  • Must possess strong decision making abilities and ability to work well with others.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). 
  • Must be able to closely follow instructions and pre-established procedures/SOP to perform the functions of the job. 
  • Experience with hands on technical wiring and assembly of mechanical equipment is a plus.
  • All employees must adhere to corporate compliance policy and will be expected to handle themselves in a professional manner and exhibit responsible behavior.
  • Requires working in lab and test tower, therefore all employees must be willing to adhere to all safety procedures and company safety standards.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Physics is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands 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 of this position require walking and/or standing approximately 40% of the time.
  • Requires sitting approximately 60% of the time.
  • Requires manual dexterity use of hands, arms, and feet for repetitive lifting as well as use of required equipment and computer.
  • Requires audible/visual abilities.
  • Requires less than 10% travel time. (domestic and foreign)