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Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of the highest quality arc welding products, automated joining assembly and cutting systems, and has a global leading position in brazing and soldering alloys. With over 125 years of innovation and service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation, drive growth and provide a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric: we operate to a higher standard to build a better world.

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PURPOSE: We are seeking a skilled and motivated Embedded Application Engineer to join our team and contribute to the development of cutting-edge applications for Linux-based embedded systems. As an integral member of our engineering department, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, develop, test, and maintain software applications that drive the functionality of our embedded devices. Your expertise in Linux systems and programming will play a critical role in ensuring the performance, reliability, and efficiency of our products.


• Design, develop, and maintain software applications for embedded Linux systems, ensuring optimal performance, stability, and security.
• Collaborate with hardware engineers, firmware developers, and other team members to define software requirements and specifications.
• Write efficient, maintainable, and well-documented code in languages such as C, C++, and Python, adhering to coding standards and best practices.
• Implement and optimize device drivers, APIs, and middleware to interface with hardware components and external peripherals.
• Perform system-level debugging, troubleshooting, and performance tuning to resolve software-related issues and improve overall system performance.
• Develop and execute comprehensive test plans to validate the functionality and reliability of software applications on embedded Linux platforms.
• Work closely with the Quality Assurance team to identify and address software defects and ensure high-quality deliverables.
• Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies, industry trends, and advancements in embedded systems and Linux development.
• Contribute to the continuous improvement of development processes and tools to enhance productivity and efficiency.
• Provide technical guidance and support to junior engineers as needed.
• Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.


• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
• Level II:3+ years of relevant experience
• Proven experience in designing, developing, and debugging software applications for embedded Linux systems.
• Proficiency in programming languages such as C, C++, and Python.
• Strong understanding of Linux kernel architecture, system calls, and device drivers.
• Familiarity with embedded software development tools, cross-compilation, and build systems (e.g., Yocto Project, Buildroot).
• Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git) and collaborative development workflows.
• Knowledge of networking protocols and communication interfaces commonly used in embedded systems.
• Solid understanding of software development best practices, code optimization, and debugging techniques.
• Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams and communicate technical concepts clearly.
• Problem-solving mindset and a proactive approach to identifying and resolving technical challenges.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


• Experience with real-time operating systems (RTOS) and low-level programming.
• Familiarity with Agile/Scrum development methodologies.
• Previous work on safety-critical or security-sensitive embedded systems.
• Contributions to open-source projects related to embedded systems or Linux.
• Knowledge of hardware design and digital electronics principles.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges. It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters. Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms. Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

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Salary Full-Time
Research & Development
Lincoln Cleveland (US10)

EOE, including disability/veterans

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