Firmware Engineer

Newport, now part of MKS Instruments, is the world’s largest photonics company providing innovative solutions and industry-leading product brands to multiple markets. Our combined product portfolio includes Corion®, ILX LightwaveTM, New FocusTM, Ophir, Oriel® Instruments, Richardson GratingsTM, and Spectra-Physics® Lasers.  We provide complete photonics solutions to make, manage and measure light.

This position will join the Bozeman R&D team. Position will analyze, design, program, debug and modify embedded software. Work will often involve analog and digital hardware and embedded operating systems.  Position requires knowledge and exposure to hardware design.  Typically programs in high level languages (C, C++), but must be familiar with assembly language in some applications.

Job Requirements:
This position is located in Bozeman, MT. The ideal candidate will have experience with:

  • ARM Processor programming and debugging
  • Mixed signal electronics (ADCs, DACs, analog switches)
  • Familiarity with instrumentation and sensor communication protocols such as GPIB, USB, CAN, I2C, SPI
  • Be willing to follow coding conventions and version control best practices
  • Be able to work on multiple projects and accurately estimate project completion time.

This position requires a minimum of three years of related experience and a BS degree OR five years of related experience and a two year degree.

Newport Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer. We solicit and hire applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category. Our policy is to employ the most qualified applicants. We conduct background checks and drug screens, in accordance with company policies and federal and state guidelines.

Req. Code : 70003523
Division/Department : Photonix
% of Travel Required : 0-10%

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