Generac Power Systems

  • Senior Engineer Software

    Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(2 months ago)
    ENG - Engineering
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Waukesha, WI is seeking an Engineer III – Senior Engineer.


    The Engineer III – Senior Engineer is responsible for providing engineering input to the product development projects assigned to him/her including interfacing with the cross functional team consisting of engineering, operations (industrial engineering, production, and material procurement), sourcing, quality, service, and marketing.


    This position reports to the Engineering Manager.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Supports product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs), Interfacing with internal company personnel, Provide technical support for assigned projects.


    Selects technical solutions and approaches and participates in the subsequent design and development process to create cost effective technical solutions.


    Specifies precise new software solution requirements; designs, tests and integrates moderately complex components to produce final designs; and evaluates the design's overall effectiveness, cost (including cost/benefit analysis), reliability (risk analysis), and safety. 


    Utilizes HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Angular, NodeJS, C, TypeScript, C#, Bash (shell scripting) and Python on Linux to develop new system features and functionality.


    Contributes to integrated product solutions that use embedded and server based software systems to control and monitor power generation systems.


    Supporting product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs)

    Acts as a resource to mentor and teach less experienced engineers.

    Travel to other Generac facilities as necessary.

    Other duties as assigned.


    Basic Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science Degree in Software Engineering or related discipline;

    A minimum of five years of relevant work experience;

    Applies software engineering knowledge and experience to improve products, services and processes;

    Able to solve moderate to complex engineering problems;

    Strong decision-making skills;

    Technical Skills to include web programming (JavaScript, HTML, CSS) and Object-Oriented Design (OOD);

    MS Excel, MS Word;

    Excellent oral and written communication;

    Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.


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