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Associate Software Engineer (Wilmington, MA)

DIVISION:                      Rigaku Analytical Devices (Wilmington, MA)

POSITION:                    Associate Software Engineer

REPORTS TO:              Director of Engineering               

Job Summary:

The Associate Software Engineer's main function will write complex applications for handheld analyzers. 


  • Maintain existing code base and implement new features.
  • Interview internal customers to develop application requirements.
  • Understand and follow existing programming architecture.
  • Design and develop complex applications using object-oriented design and Agile development methods.
  • Learn and follow validation methods including authoring all necessary documents.
  • Learn the product development lifecycle and the impact on building production quality source code.

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience or knowledge of development using Agile software development methodologies.
  • Familiar with Software Source Control packages & Software Development and Collaboration tools. 
  • Experience developing software in a Linux environment.
  • Proficient with software engineering tools and applications.
  • Experience with QT, with GUI development in QML.
  • Experience with JSON or XML.
  • Linux kernel compilation Some Python experience.
  • Web development using web sockets, PHP, other.
  • Basic Knowledge of the design and optimization of databases. 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field of study.
  • 2+ years of experience with C/C++ language programming either in academia or industry standard.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Must be able to meet minimum qualifications to apply.

Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.