R&D Software Engineer

Basic Info

Plainville, Connecticut, USA
Job type
Research and Development
Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

Industrial Solutions empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software, and services to protect, control, and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. Across multiple energy-intensive industries, the business provides customers with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure.
The Software Engineer will work with the Systems Manager and other technology functions to design, evaluate, code, integrate, and validate software products for commercial and industrial customers.

Your responsibilities

  • Develop software for resource-constrained IOT platforms
  • Be responsible for designing software solutions
  • Actively interact with diversified teams to define system’s technical specifications
  • Analyze customer requirements and help determine test validation process
  • Plan, perform, and document unit tests
  • Analyze results and present findings at technical design reviews to ensure design robustness, efficiency, future maintainability and supportability
  • Deliver in a very dynamic environment
  • Communicate with technical and product management on technical matters
  • Collaborate with company wide technical teams to develop team members around the world

Your background

  • BSEE (Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering) OR BSCS (Bachelors of Science in Computer Science) OR equivalent (High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of industry experience)
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years of OOD/OOP with C++
  • Proven experience in Java development
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that allows them to work for ABB in United States.
  • Master of Science in Computer Science or Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in SW development for real-time systems
  • Understanding Ethernet and TCP/IP protocol
  • Experience with TCP-based industrial protocols – Modbus, ProfiNet, OPC UA
  • Experience with developing and using Web Services
  • Fluency in Python

More about us

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:
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