Software Engineer
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

Job Description

The Software Engineer will develop and maintain front end user interfaces dedicated to configuring and monitoring servomotor drives used in various motion systems applications (packaging machines, robotics, etc.). The tasks include UX design, software design, architecture and review, implementation, code review, product integration, automated and manual testing, validation and stabilization.

Our software group is composed of one distributed scrum team primarily located in Santa Barbara. This position is intended to integrate the group in Santa Barbara and collaborate with some other SW teams in the company, distributed in the US and Europe. Our Scrum teams are active in all aspects of the software development cycle, from specifications down to validation and delivery. We follow a code review process to ensure the highest code quality and maintainability. As we work across multiple time zones, some flexibility is required to accommodate all participants.

This position will be joining the Kollmorgen team in Santa Barbara, CA.  Kollmorgen is part of Altra (AIMC).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare mockups and interact with end users to build the right feature
  • Design/refactor software architecture
  • Develop code and unit tests
  • Review architecture and code
  • Test and validate the software written
  • Contribute to software development process improvements
  • Integrate new technologies in the development flow
  • Occasional domestic and international travels may be necessary (< 5%)

 

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Critical Competencies

  • Strong interest in GUI development, sensitive to ease of use and aesthetic
  • Experience in C# or other object-oriented language (Java, C++, etc.)
  • Strong interest in software architecture and design
  • Ability to work in a global collaborative team environment
  • Result oriented, self-starting, and proactive
  • Ability to enter and deal with complex subjects in an effective manner
  • Customer oriented – focus on ease-of-use and feature usability
  • Experience with .NET framework, WPF, XAML and WinForms is a plus
  • Experience in GUI interacting with hardware devices is a plus

Education and Experience Requirements

  • B.S. in software engineering or equivalent degree in computer science
  • Minimum of 2 years of software development experience, ideally with involvement in software architecture design
  • Fluent in English, other languages a plus
  • Experience in leading small projects is a plus

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to [Click Here To Join]

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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