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Software Engineer I in Rochester, MN at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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Job Description


Job Title
Software Engineer I

Job ID(Requisition ID):
3914

Job Summary
Software Engineer I with our U.S. Design Engineering Team

The Software Engineer I designs software for customer products and related applications. This position also coordinates software engineering strategies.




Essential Functions and Competencies

  • Design and document software and firmware for customer products and/or related applications to support the manufacturing environment, if applicable, meeting both the customers’ requirements and internal manufacturing requirements
  • Provide assistance to the Hardware Design, Mechanical Design, Printed Circuit Board Design, Functional Test and In-Circuit Test for product, test and tooling development
  • Perform basic evaluation of quality measurements on firmware design in accordance with a verification plan
  • Create basic documentation related to a firmware design project
  • Contact and work with hardware, software and equipment vendors
  • Follow project plan and report project status to leadership
  • Assist in project proposals and associated cost estimates
  • Assist in the coordination of software engineering strategies for customers
  • Assist with Design for Excellence (DFX) reviews; Create necessary documentation
  • Develop an understanding of DFX philosophy and promote with customers
  • Communicate with customer technical personnel regarding basic technical issues
  • Communicate technical challenges and work with peers to create and implement basic solutions
  • Work with customers to understand requirements regarding firmware design
  • Work with Sustaining Engineering (product, process, test and quality) to develop products that leverage manufacturing and test processes
  • Participate in the development of advanced/new technologies
  • Participate in research and development for new design methods and tools
  • Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format

Qualifications / Education / Experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills
  • Ability to work well individually or in teams
  • Demonstrate the ability to work within the Engineering Services group and project teams
  • Understanding of advanced technology integration and applications
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of mechanism design; Ability to creatively and efficiently design software portions of products, tooling and test fixtures based on various applications and technologies
  • Make recommendations, using sound engineering principles and techniques with leadership guidance depending, on the content and complexity of a situation
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications
  • Ability to take on project ownership at an entry level
  • Require close supervision for completion of tasks
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with suppliers or customers
  • Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
  • Create firmware to run on embedded processors for customer specified products
  • Available for travel up to 5% of the time, including day and overnight travel as required
    0-5+ years of experience in electronics manufacturing, developing electronic hardware and firmware

    4 year Engineering or Technical Degree

  • Job Category
    Design Engineering
    Job Location
    Rochester, MN, USA

    Schedule
    Day
    Pay Type
    Salary
    Travel Requirement
    No
    Job Type
    Full-Time

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