Firmware Engineer
Kirkland, Washington - Full Time

Looking to develop advanced electronics for metrology products that benefit society? Do you want to work at a highly stable company that values team members and work-life balance? We are looking for a Firmware Engineer who wants to innovate and grow to the next level.

THE COOL THINGS YOU WILL BE DOING WITH YOUR TALENTS

You will be part of a dynamic team to research and develop next generation dimensional metrology solutions to reach sub-micron levels of precision and beyond. Your work will range from making significant improvements to current products, to developing brand new products from the ground up. Your efforts will directly contribute to solutions that allow Mitutoyo’s customers to maintain high quality for the products that they manufacture.

In your role, you will be responsible for designing, integrating, and debugging firmware for mixed signal devices for first concept prototypes and engineering prototypes. Your code will interface to sensors and our own in-house designed custom integrated circuits, process host commands, and implement position algorithms. Have an idea you want to try out? Our innovation project gives you room to explore. In addition, you will also collaborate and interact with many smart people both here and abroad, and have the opportunity to learn new skills.

WHY YOU WILL LOVE WORKING HERE

Your work here will help make a positive impact on society. You’ll enjoy working in our casual and friendly environment with very flexible hours and hybrid work model. You will get to work with a very intelligent group of people using our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. We are highly stable and we’ll support your career development with training opportunities and our cultural focus on individual growth. You’ll love our excellent benefits package, including 100% premium-paid medical/dental/vision package and 401k with 6% matching contributions.

For additional benefits information, see our website.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

We are looking for someone who is passionate about technology and willing to collaborate to solve tough problems. You should have a willingness to take initiative and go deep with technical detail. Communicating simply and clearly is vitally important. Familiarity with different types of precision sensor techniques (such as optical, inductive, or capacitive) is very useful. Knowledge of industrial Ethernet or wireless protocols will also give you an edge.

For a list of required and beneficial skills and experience, see the job description.

OUR COMPANY 

Mitutoyo Research & Development America, Inc. (MRDA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitutoyo Corporation, develops state of the art technologies and software that enhance people’s lives through-world leading metrology solutions. Our products are used to ensure quality in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, semiconductor, medical equipment, and machine tool industries. We are located in the beautiful Northwest in a modern well-equipped facility offering challenging work in a team-oriented & casual work environment. We provide great benefits. We work hard, play hard, enjoy life, and have fun.

For more information about life at MRDA, see our website.

(As of January 2021, we have changed the company name from Micro Encoder Inc. to Mitutoyo Research & Development America, Inc.)