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Senior Controls Software Engineer

Our Senior Controls Software Engineer works with a team of other experienced and innovative engineers and technicians to develop first time, custom automated equipment.  If you enjoy seeing your creative work being implemented into amazing hardware, this is the job for you. You will take projects from the analysis of a client’s needs through component selection, control software planning and programming, debug and installation.

These systems include features such as:

  • Sophisticated optics and machine vision software
  • OCR and Barcode integration
  • Real time PC control architecture
  • Precision motion state control (sub-micron resolution)
  • Servo control (17 axes of servo motion on some machines)
  • 3- to 6-axis robot integration
  • High Level Custom GUI
  • Integrated laser interferometer encoding

The Controls Software Engineer is a challenging, high visibility position that will utilize your experience and software skills and allow you to work with high-level automation technologies within a project team to develop cutting edge automation equipment.

Job Requirements:

  • BSEE or BSCS
  • Minimum of 5 years recent automated machine controls experience (including hands-on debugging of machine control software)
  • Five years additional experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Experience in Robotic hardware/software systems integration
  • PC-based machine controls
  • Servo motor control
  • programming skills
  • Software project management experience
  • Proficiency in Graphical User Interface (GUI) and machine vision programming
  • MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science a plus
  • Computer Science,, Electrical Schematic reading experience also pluses