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Software Engineer III

Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Come join an exciting new software & electrical systems team within Briggs & Stratton R&D, where you have a chance to truly define and develop many new innovative products. We have a proud past and an even brighter future. Our team spans all of our current and potential future product segments such as Turf Products, Home Energy Systems, Jobsite products, Commercial-grade batteries, and internal combustion engines. We are looking for self-starters, curious innovators and those with a true commitment to win. In addition to the technology challenges, come join us in our journey of transformation to an ambitious culture that drives the development of new and exciting innovations. Be a part of creating the future.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Develops and manages control system software for integrated  power systems at the discrete level while developing and adapting requirements

  2. Uses MATLAB/Simulink to create embedded control software

  3. Deploys control algorithms to embedded controllers (rapid prototyping and production ECU) from general project inputs without defined functional requirements

  4. Creates complex software requirements, specifications and validation plans

  5. Partners with other departments to help drive business decisions

  6. Develops engineering test standards

  7. Acts as a liaison between other departments as necessary

  8. Develops complex system architectures across multiple product lines that enable cohesive integration, component maintainability, and reuse

  9. Maintains the software portfolio and software lifecycle

  10. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Professional experience in object-oriented design and analysis using C++ and MATLAB

  • Knowledge of control development and calibration tools including dSpace, Vector CANalyzer, ETAS INCA, and ATI Vision

  • Comprehensive knowledge of appropriate standards and regulations including functional safety.

  • Professional experience with software management tools including Subversion and Git

  • Proven ability to work well with others as part of a diverse global team

  • Strong communication skills to explain designs and logic used

  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related field

Experience Requirements


  1. Five years of professional engineering experience
  2. Three years of experience developing control algorithms for mechanical or electrical systems
  3. Three years of experience with MATLAB/Simulink tools for data analysis, model development or software development

Physical & Environmental Requirements



Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.


Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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