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Req ID: 23501

smart people.

smart ideas.

smart choice.


A thriving environment for learning, innovation and growth


Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally.


Transforming what’s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials — this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it’s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries.


By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.


Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.





Primary Objective:
Responsible for designing and maintaining software used by MTS Sensors Division and Sensors Technology. Must have proven experience in the following: 1) Software architecture design. 2) Programming in C and C++. Supports the software that is used in MTS products and in the equipment for manufacturing and testing MTS products. This work is done to help support the production line and to satisfy the requirements of MTS customers.


Major Areas of Accountability:
1. Design software solutions in support of production test or other product used by MTS Sensors Group Division and Sensors Technology.

2. Generate software modules for use by MTS Sensors Division and Sensors Technology.

3. Generate drivers for smart sensors to be used in products and manufacturing.

4. Assist Test Engineers with software problems. Troubleshoots and analyzes technical problems and recommends possible solutions.

5. Must be capable of working on electromechanical systems, designing and writing control software.

6. Carries out assigned software updates and improvement tasks, while meeting established specifications and product goals. Proposes software enhancements and solutions. Improves MTS product cost effectiveness, performance, installation and servicing. Maintains and improves software in MTS products

7. Supports assigned products by solving problems weighing alternatives and selecting the approach yielding the most favorable overall impact.

8. Interacts with other departments as required to provide technical support.

9. Ensures that technical documentation is accurate and updated for assigned projects.

10. Knows and applies the division’s quality policy and procedures of ISO 9001 as it relates to area of responsibility and the organization. Follows all standard-operating procedures as prescribed and notifies appropriate personnel of any non-conformance.



Basic Qualifications:


  • A four year degree with 1 year related experience with a minimum of 1 year software design and programming experience OR equivalent.
  • Ability to travel.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to make technical decisions.
  • Demonstrate ability to exercise sound judgment to solve problems and make recommendations.
  • Must be able to comprehend written and verbal instructions and technical documentation.


MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

About MTS Systems

MTS Systems Corporation (MTS) is a supplier of mechanical testing systems and industrial position sensors. The Company's operations are organized and managed in two business segments, the Test segment and the Sensors segment. Test segment products are used by customers in their development of new products and in quality control applications to characterize the product's mechanical properties. Sensors segment products are used by industrial machinery and mobile equipment manufacturers to automate the operation of their products for improved end-user productivity and safety. In June 2008, Agilent Technologies, Inc. acquired the Nano Instruments business unit of MTS. On September 28, 2008, MTS acquired the assets of SANS Group.

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