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Controls / Automation / Software Engineer

Controls / Automation / Software Engineer

Job Description


My client creates systems for high-performance applications in the Electronics, Photovoltaic, Biomedical, Aerospace, and Defense industries.  This is a newly created position due to growth of the company and its focus is to engineer controls and software needed in their complex, automated systems. .


  • Define the overall system control architecture, including associated process control hardware and software
  • Develop specifications, select suppliers, platforms, and components, and write code
  • Define and manage projects, directing internal and external resources in hardware and software development
  • Collaborate with engineers, scientists and technicians to create innovative new products and applications, and refine and expand the performance of existing products
  • Liaise with customer and third-party automation engineering and oversee system integration
  • Perform hands-on prototype assembly and system testing, in-house and in the field

Job Requirements


  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • Bachelors or Masters in Electrical Engineering or other relevant technical area
  • Five years of professional experience developing automation and controls solutions for complex systems incorporating:
    • Embedded controllers
    • Multi-axis micron-scale precision motion
    • Machine vision
    • Process control -- integrating multiple analog inputs and sophisticated algorithmic processing
    • Three years of hands-on experience developing commercial software products in a Microsoft Windows environment, utilizing .NET and VB or C#, C/C++, and SQL.
    • Willingness to travel 25%, domestically and internationally
    • Outstanding teamwork and communication skills, and high leadership potential
    • Exceptional energy, technical insight, creativity and perseverance

Additional preferred skills

  • Capital equipment product development
  • Systems engineering, reliability engineering, and robust design
  • Electronics manufacturing or other high-volume manufacturing

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Design, Research
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 4 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Manufacturing, Computer Software, Electronics
Required Travel Up to 25%
Job ID 1932
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Controls / Automation / Software Engineer

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