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Software Design Engineer - Entry Level at Fortive Corporation

Software Design Engineer - Entry Level

Fortive Corporation Solon, OH Full-Time
At Tektronix, we believe innovation starts with our customer. This approach has led us to a seventy-five-year history of delivering outstanding solutions to customers in virtually every industry. Our inclusive engineering culture is hardworking, inquisitive, and always eager to learn and grow. We are customer obsessed in our daily work, and continuously strive for improvement to conceptualize the best solutions possible. We are an ever-evolving team that is always looking for opportunities to develop people and resolve tough problems together.

A US based Entry Level Software Engineer position is currently available to qualified candidates.

The selected candidate will be responsible for designing and improving a variety of software and firmware applications supporting Tektronix products. The job involves development and maintenance of software and embedded firmware code that interfaces with test-and-measurement hardware such as SMUs, DMMs, oscilloscopes, switch matrices, CV meters, pulsers, AFGs, and power supplies. The candidate will design, prototype, code, and unit test product features targeting Tektronix equipment. They will report to the Software Manager and contribute to a multi-discipline product team, working directly with customers, applications engineers, manual writers, verification engineers, and commercial marketing.


+ Work with Software Manager, Project Manager, and Technical Lead to perform assigned development tasks. Contribute to creation of project and product goals, consistently meeting and exceeding those goals.

+ Design for maintainability, manufacturability, ease of use, and overall quality.

+ Implement tasks based upon stated goals, independently and collaboratively within a cross-discipline team.

+ Solve difficult problems of diverse scope in creative and practical ways.

+ Create design documentation that is modern, maintainable, and transferrable.


+ A four-year technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.

+ Ability to quickly learn new concepts and handle sophisticated coding assignments.

+ Highly Desired:

+ Familiarity with Agile development processes and management tools (e.g. Jira).

+ C/C++ programming experience with excellent debugging skills.

+ Experience programming in a scripting language such as Python, Perl or Lua.

+ Solid understanding of Linux, Windows and/or embedded RTOS environments.

+ Familiarity with Object-Oriented design principles.

+ Comfort collaborating with hardware engineers to control hardware.

+ Knowledge of product development for test and measurement equipment for electronics.


Due to US Department of Commerce export control regulations governing technical data of Tektronix products, Tektronix needs to know the citizenship of all its employees. Note that US Citizenship is not required for most positions. Hired candidates will be asked to bring proof of citizenship (passport, birth certificate, green card, visa or similar) on their first day of work. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening,?background/criminal check, and if applicable a motor vehicle record search and/or financial record check.

All jobs require access to Export Administration Regulations AT1 level technology and therefore a license may be required for citizens of Cuba, North Korea, Iran, or Syria. Applicants must be willing to allow or cooperate with the company in applying for a U.S. government license, if necessary. Employment offer is contingent on Tektronix's ability to apply and obtain a U.S. government license on your behalf, but Tektronix encourages all applicants to apply.

About Us:

Tektronix, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation, is a place where people are challenged to explore the boundaries of what's possible, bringing the digital future one step closer every day. Through precision-engineered measurement solutions, we work with our customers to eliminate the barriers between inspiration and realization of world-changing technologies. We believe that cultivating a deeper sense of loyalty and belonging is key to how we attract and retain our best people. This reality inspires our Inclusion & Diversity vision, We Are More Together, and guides our approach as we all work toward creating great places where our teams work and thrive. Realize your true potential at Tektronix - join us in revolutionizing a better tomorrow!

We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. Fortive and all Fortive Companies are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should ask to speak with a Human Resources representative to request an accommodation.

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