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(GPO) Analyst, Software Engineering

Date: Feb 15, 2021

Location: Apodaca, NLE, MX, 66634

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 40865 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.


Analyst, Software Engineering 

Location: Apodaca, Nuevo León,Mx

Level:  Analyst


Function Overview

The Laundry Settings File Engineer - Analyst role is located on the Laundry Settings File team within the Performance Subsystem.  The primary function of this role is to deliver an integrated software design that provides the requested performance, features and functions for washers and dryers.  This global role offers endless opportunities to work on all types of global designs and machine types and provides numerous experiences to help you learn and grow in your career.


Job Responsibilities

  • Requirements decomposition, design specification and documentation, test plan creation, implementation, integration, and testing for integrated settings file designs within the IBM rational toolset, and the proprietary Whirlpool software development tools.
  • Coding of cycle design requirements for major projects.
  • System level attribute delivery for final integrated software on 1-3 machine types (front load washers, top load washers, washer/dryer combos, air vented dryers, heat pump dryers, and/or condensing dryers) 
  • Firmware and settings file integration and project management of minor and derivative projects. 
  • Utilize Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and risk assessment tools to assist in decision making.
  • Support of marketing claims development and validation
  • Work closely with the cycle design team, the ramp and extraction team, and setting file V&V team, electrical system integrator, subsystem engineers, and software team to ensure all features and functions are implemented, tested, defects logged in IBM RTC, and root cause identified. 
  • Work closely with the entire technical team to deliver product requirements on time as an integrated package.
  • Final release of setting file configuration documentation and prints into Windchill. 
  • Develop new and improve existing test methods and test plans for performance validation.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of development process including:
  • Validation test methods and test plans reducing test cycle time and improving ability to detect quality issues earlier in development. 
  • Feature and Function specification, implementation, and target setting
  • Process documentation creation and release


Minimum Requirements

  • B.S. in Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronic, Aeronautical, Electronics, or Computer Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in software, software testing and algorithm/sensor design and verification -- experience with industry standard software languages, embedded software development and tools.
  • Proficient knowledge of English, and various software languages (C, Python, Javascript, etc.).


Preferred Requirements

  • 1+ year of experience in washers, dryers, or similar is preferred: understanding of operation / physics of laundry products.
  • Experience with projects using a stage-gate process
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work cross functionally and globally
  • Basic knowledge of FMEAs, 6 sigma tools, Risk Management, and Project Management


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at

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