Senior Software Engineer

  • FANUC America Corporation
  • May 02, 2024
Full time Engineering

Job Description

We are currently searching for a dynamic Senior Software Engineer who will be pivotal in designing, developing, and implementing software engineering solutions for the Automation Systems Group (ASG) customers. You will need to blend your technical expertise with your leadership skills to contribute effectively to the strategic direction of ASG's control system solutions. You will need to demonstrate your strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, while navigating complex engineering challenges and actively supporting the broader objectives of ASG.

 Primary responsibilities will include: 

  • Lead and play an integral role in the engineering execution team, focusing on the project's robot software requirements
  • Supervise and mentor other Software Engineers, fostering a collaborative and growth-oriented team environment
  • Develop comprehensive controls specifications that clearly define the scope of the project requirements
  • Actively support quoting efforts by estimating software labor costs, contributing to accurate and competitive proposals
  • Thoroughly review customer technical specifications to ensure the proposed solution complies with all requirements and expectations
  • Assist with the software design process, bringing expertise in software engineering to enhance overall design quality
  • Support the integration, debugging, and run-off of large automation systems at the FANUC America Facility
  • Verify hardware/software installations, while debugging robots and other related peripherals
  • Ensure seamless integration and functionality during field installation, startup, and debugging of systems
  • Lead customer training sessions and develop comprehensive operator manuals, while enhancing customer understanding and ability to operate and maintain the automation system effectively
  • Collaborate with sales, product management, manufacturing, and other ASG teams to align software engineering strategies with broader company objectives
  • Stay updated on new technologies or methodologies that could enhance department efficiency and effectiveness, and suggest implementations where appropriate

Ideal candidate will have the following experience and education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical, computer, or software engineering, or equivalent relevant experience (Software Engineering is preferred)
  • 7+ years of experience in software engineering with an in-depth understanding of robotic automation systems, controls, hardware, PLCs, and related technical areas preferred
  • 3+ years proven experience leading and guiding the work of others, while developing and implementing overall engineering strategies of large robotic systems
  • Prior experience successfully managing the development and execution of software system engineering, design, and integration of large automation, material handling, robotics, assembly, and manufacturing projects