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Associate Software Engineer
  • Job ID: 14377
  • Functional Area: Engineering
  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular
  • Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
  • Hours of Work:
  • Shift:
  • Location: US - Connecticut - Middlefield
  • Division: MMA - Ultra Precision Technology
  • Education Required: Bachelors Degree
  • Relocation Provided: Some Relocation May Be Available
  • Travel Percentage: 0.00


Position Description:
Zygo is seeking a software developer to join our Metrology Solutions Division in Middlefield, CT.  

The selected candidate will develop, code, test, and debug new software and enhancements to existing software under the direction of senior developers.  Our development approach fosters communication and collaboration across multiple scientific disciplines and provides all members of our team’s opportunities to contribute creatively to our projects.  This position supports Zygo’s growing workload in application development for the Metrology and High-Precision Optical Fabrication markets.

The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter who is excited about technology.  
We are looking for someone who:

• Loves challenges
• Enjoys learning new skills
• Communicates clearly
• Works well independently
• Works well was a team member
• Receives direction and accepts guidance
• Likes a fast-paced environment
• Works hard
• Is highly motivated

Opportunities:

•Work with peers, senior staff, R&D and marketing personnel.  You will not be pigeon-holed.  The faster you learn, the more you can grow.

•You will learn how to operate a variety of high-tech instrumentation.

•Learn surface metrology fundamentals, and about various types of filtering, surface analysis, measurement methods, plotting, visualization, and more as part of your work.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Produce quality software products that meet or exceed Zygo’s standards

•Implement and unit test all code

•Ensure new functionality is compatible with existing code

•Follow established corporate processes and procedures

•Assist with all aspects of software life cycle development

Position Requirements:
As this is an entry level position, we have realistic expectations about the existing skill set.  
What’s important is hunger for growth.
Exposure to, knowledge of and/or experience with the following will enhance the attractiveness of candidates:

• C#
• C/C++
• .NET Framework 3.0/3.5/4.0/4.5/4.6
• NUnit
• Python
• Visual Studio
• Team Foundation Server
• OpenGL
• WPF


Education and Other Requirements:

B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Computer

Engineering or related field required with 0-5 years of software development experience.
Prior engineering experience (including internships and coops) a plus.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.