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United States, Shakopee, Minnesota (Partially remote)
Principal Embedded Software Architect

If you are a Software Engineering professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!  Based in our SHAKOPEE, MN location, you will join the newly formed Instrument Connectivity Group.

This person will lead the embedded software development of advanced connectivity components, such as Bluetooth and Ethernet, for deployment across Emerson's broad portfolio of field instruments.

Flexible Work Schedule – Remote Work Option

This role has the flexibility of a remote work option up to three days a week. Our teams work together to ensure our chosen work schedules enable our creativity and productivity as we serve the needs of our customers.


  • Help drive an innovative vision for connectivity technologies that will be used across Emerson
  • Be responsible for the system/product architecture and system requirements.
  • Lead cross-functional or cross-subsystem technical investigations to avoid undesired, or understand unpredicted, behavior or performance in the product
  • Educate stakeholders and provide advanced technical marketing/sales support
  • Design and develop firmware to meet functional, safety and security requirements
  • Help establish new build environment and processes to enable global development
  • Provide software architectural direction and advice
  • Collaborate with local and global development teams


You remain energized and effective when faced with ambiguity and uncertainty. You communicate the vision with a sense of purpose about the future. You adjust communication content and style to meet the needs of diverse stakeholders. You model high standards of honesty and integrity.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum of Eight (8) years of related experience
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States


  • Engineering degree from an ABET-accredited school
  • Experience working in geographically distributed teams
  • Experience with digital protocols used in embedded systems
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex technical problems
  • Experience developing embedded systems and software architectures


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Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual and family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave.


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Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.


Equal Opportunity Employer

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Emerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.


Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.


We help customers in the world’s most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life. Every day, our global workforce fulfills our unified Purpose and lives out the Values we hold close as an organization: Integrity, Safety & Quality, Support Our People, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration, and Innovation.

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Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find opportunities with us. Join our team and start your journey today!


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