"Lighting a Path to the Future"

Sr. Systems Engineer

Location: Portland, OR
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $100,000.00 - $130,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 2/6/2018
Job ID: 02560862
Job Description

This is an exciting new opportunity where you can contribute by demonstrating your excellent problem-solving skills, collaboration skills and concept development skills. Looking for a candidate who is excited about taking a project from concept to realization, while solving difficult problems all along the way. Enjoy coming to your job every day in a modern state-of-the-art facility! This position has potential for profit sharing paid quarterly! 
Education and Experience
  • Engineering Bachelor’s degree minimum, advanced degree desirable. 
  • Recent 10+ years engineering experience with 5+ years' experience as a systems engineer in the machine design / automation industry with combination of design, debug, and production support.
Technical expert in at least one of the following disciplines; direct experience with 3+, and working knowledge 5+:
  • Precision Mechanical Design
  • Stepper and Servo motor (position encoder) debug and problem resolution
  • Motion control
  • Robotics
  • Conveyance
  • Algorithm design
  • EE analog circuit design
  • EE mixed signal design
  • EE digital design
  • Optical systems
  • Machine vision and vision tools—Cognex a plus
  • Metrology
  • Firmware development
  • Object Oriented SW development
  • Familiarity and competency with statistical analysis, that includes a deep knowledge and application on gage R&R and process capability.  
  • Demonstrated track record of success throughout the full project lifecycle (definition, development, validation, and manufacturing).
  • Solidworks and PDM proficiency preferred.
  • Strong sense of personal accountability and performance orientation.
  • Strong work ethic, high results oriented and high tolerance for ambiguity.  
  • Excellent problem solving skills that incorporates data and statistics to determine corrective and preventative actions.  
  • Must be able to work with and lead technical teams through influence rather than position.
  • Demonstrated customer focus and orientation to creating value for the customer. 
  • Organizationally nimble, able to navigate the customer and internal organizations.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, questioning/listening skills, and presentation skills.  
  • Ability to communicate complex and technical concepts to non-experts
  • Willingness to travel internationally up to 20% of time, for durations of 3-4 weeks or as needed, occasionally with little advanced notice.
  • Must possess a valid passport.


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