Xylem Sr. Hardware & Firmware Developer in Morton Grove, Illinois

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative and smart technology solutions to the world’s water and energy utility challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings. With its November 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics to its portfolio of solutions for water, gas and electric utilities. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2015 revenue of $3.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands. The Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Sr. Software Developer - Monitoring & Controls. The position is accountable to the Monitoring & Controls Engineering Manager. Will conduct electronics development activities for hardware and software applications in support of both new product development and the support of product already in the field.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

Design, develop, document and test digital and analog hardware and support that development through prototype build and test and manufacturing release. Will design, document, test, integrate and debug software written in high level languages (assembly, C, C++ Visual Basic, Automation Studio etc.) Will work effectively and cooperatively with Xylem AWS customers both internal and external to resolve existing product issues and develop enhancements as required and defined by the customer and Product Management.

Additional Responsibilities:

Leading People & cross function development teams- Effectively communicates the Xylem vision and translates it into actions that advances the vision within one’s own organization, and establishes the appropriate performance standards and measures to achieve it, motivating and energizing others, and aligning goals and resources. Promotes individual & team accomplishments in a timely manner while holding individual members accountable for results. Ensures work is delegated to the lowest appropriate career stages and level, and enables teams/groups to make independent decisions by creating the appropriate environment for effective decision making. Selects and promotes the appropriate skills and capabilities aligned to the organizational mission to assemble high performing teams while ensuring team diversity is maintained and leveraged

  • Conduct engineering analysis and diagnostic activities at both the hardware and software level in support of product already in the field

  • Provide product engineering support in the resolution of product issues identified in the field. Recommend and develop recommended solutions to product issues

  • Travel to customer sites and evaluate reported issues with Xylem AWS products methods.

  • Analyze project development requirements per the Xylem XPD (Xylem Product Development) process and support project leaders in the development of integrated project definitions per the process

  • Translate raw Voice of Customer (VoC) information and commercial product specifications into software and hardware design requirements and interface with India Software Design Center of Excellence to complete larger scale software design modules

  • Collaborate with customers, installers, consultants, and all members of the Xylem distribution channel to efficiently resolve field issues including initial installation, field performance monitoring, and post installation equipment failures

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