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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Software Development
Entry Level - Software Design Engineer
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Fortive | Beaverton, OR
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Job Description

This is an extraordinary opportunity to work with a team of creative and dedicated engineers who make test and measurement equipment that enables all of today's technological miracles to occur. As a software developer within the Scopes Product Line, the successful candidate will be part of a team that has produced a series of award winning, leading edge oscilloscope products. Our product development offers the challenge of multi-processor architectures, real time data acquisition, processing and display systems. Software subsystems include embedded and network driven user interfaces, command/control management, data acquisition, math, measurement and high performance waveform display.

Career Opportunity:

This is an entry level opportunity for a good analytical problem solver with a quick and creative mind. Candidates will need a strong knowledge of systems programming and software architecture. We're looking for a software engineer to be a member of the team that designs, implements, tests, debugs, and maintains software for Tektronix high performance oscilloscopes. Preference will be given to highly motivated, self-managed individuals with a strong commitment to delivering innovative products first to market.


* Bachelor's of Science degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or currently pursing.
* The position requires a thorough understanding of the issues around making successful design-level decisions.
* Proven ability in object-oriented architecture and design and a solid understanding of industry-standard software development practices are a must.

Experience in the following skills areas are desired:

* Programming skills in C, C and/or C#.
* Advanced math.
* Design of real-time embedded software architecture.
* Design tradeoffs between HW and SW.
* Software quality tools, metrics and unit test design.
* User interface design and implementation.
* Ability to design define software requirements.
* Windows Programing and MFC.
* Develop, debug, and optimize custom embedded software for data acquisition and triggering platforms that capture high-speed signals for customers developing leading-edge technologies.
* Application of sound software engineering principles, agile methodologies, and scrum to the software development life cycle.
* Produce products that always meet demanding technical, customer, and business needs.
* Work closely with software, hardware, marketing, manufacturing, and team members and management.
* Timely technical risk assessments, schedule estimates and status reports.
* Working knowledge of real time software architectures and typical performance issues.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Due to US Department of Commerce export control regulations governing technical data of Tektronix products, Tektronix needs to know the citizenship of all its employees. Note that US Citizenship is not required for most positions. Hired candidates will be asked to bring proof of citizenship (passport, birth certificate, green card, visa or similar) on their first day of work.

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check. Tektronix is an equal opportunity employer. Tektronix does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, age, physical or mental disability (if the individual can perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodation), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran's status, citizenship status, ancestry or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

How to Apply:

Apply Online. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our Careers website as a result of your disability. If you need an accommodation or assistance in using our Careers website, please call 1-866-272-5573 or send an email to applyassistance@fortive.com. A representative will contact you regarding your accommodation request.

Candidates with less education/experience may be considered for other opportunities.