Software Engineer

Software Engineer

United States
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Role Description
If you want to work in an exciting, challenging environment to develop and maintain software for hardware control, Nova just might be the team for you! Nova is a fast-growing company where individual contributors have a direct impact on the outcome of the company and products. Your work is highly valued here. We support internal growth for our team members, and are looking for a dedicated team member that will be passionate about their work.

In this role, you will work with Scientists and Systems Engineers to gather requirements and implement code. It is exciting to see your code interacting with hardware (robots, vision systems, sensors and gauges) and data to produce results via complex algorithms.

The software engineer will cover the entire technology stack that is necessary to create .Net applications and modules. The application on which you will be working involves multiple processes(exes) with communication via WCF. A successful candidate should have experience in developing and/or maintaining applications interfacing/interacting with various instrument/tool hardware components.

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop new features for hardware control which may include low level application code, domain application logic and/or UI code.
• Debug existing source code and fix bugs as needed.
• Work independently and collaboratively as needed. 
• Take ownership of assigned tasks and finish in a timely manner
• Continuously learn and improve skills.
• Attention to detail is essential and all tasks must be carried out to the highest standard

Required Technical Skills/Experience
• 3+ years of software development experience in OO environment
• 3+ years of coding and development experience using C#. Net with Visual Studio 2010+
• Experience with Microsoft .NET technologies - WinForms, WPF, WCF, EF, MS Unit test
• Experience working in a multi-threaded environment
• Experience working with SQL databases
• Hands on experience working with hardware components
• Hands on experience working with hardware components

Preferred Knowledge/Experience
• Semiconductor/ Metrology software systems
• GUI development for Semiconductor/ Metrology software systems
• Semiconductor equipment automation - SEMI standards/ SECS/GEM
• Working knowledge of GIT
• Working knowledge of JIRA
• Test driven development
• Database application development and data modeling techniques