Sr Software Engineer 4.24A

Senior Software Engineer, Instrumentation/Equipment/Robotics/Automation

to 150k range package, MA based ENGAGED SEARCH

About RA’s client:

For more than 40 years, RA’s client has provided innovative applications of optical technology, both products and services, to commercial, government, and consumer products organizations in a variety of industries worldwide. Their engineering team is the largest independent optical engineering group in the world, managing all aspects of instrument design, including optics, mechanics, electronics and software systems, in addition to offering in house Optical Test /Measurement Services to benchmark and assess the performance of customer lens or camera systems. Their team continues to improve existing metrology product lines and develop new products that they manufacture and install around the globe.

The Position:

RA’s client is seeking a talented, detail oriented, and collaborative Senior Software Engineer to contribute towards the development of application code for its optical, electro optical instrumentation and equipment. You will have strengths in programming cross-platform applications that interface with peripheral hardware such as cameras, motion control systems etc., and a proven record writing creative bulletproof code.

Mathematical aptitude and experience with optics or image processing is a big plus. This position reports to the Software Engineering Manager but requires a high degree of self-motivation as well as the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams.


  • Write application software for instrumentation on both Windows and Linux platforms.
  • Manage software development projects.
  • Participate in engineering consulting projects.
  • General maintenance, support, and improvement of existing product application code.
  • Write technical documentation such as user manuals for existing software products.
  • Provide technical support to customers and projects on software related issues

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field such as Computer Science, Engineering or Science Degree.
  • A minimum of 3 years of software development experience in at least two high level programs: Linux, Python, or .Net Core.
  • Minimum of 5 years of software development experience in Microsoft .Net Framework.
  • Experience developing software applications using open source software packages, such as OpenCV, LibGD, etc.
  • Strong Object-Oriented Programming skills.
  • Solid experience in instrumentation development – firmware experience a plus!
  • Experience or knowledge of optics, photonics, or image processing is preferred
  • Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and eager to learn.
  • Excellent skills including verbal and written communication skills.
  • US Citizenship or permanent residency required.

RA’s client is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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