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Software Engineer / LabVIEW Architect Opening @ National Energetics

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National Energetics is an industry leader in ultra-intense short pulse lasers. The company designs and builds lasers for a myriad of customers, including academia, governmental research centers, and industry partners. We are currently in the process of building the highest power laser in the world. 

Opportunity :

The Software Engineer will use various LabVIEW tools to write software needed for the integrated control and performance-monitoring of the laser. The tools developed will be applicable to one or more of the systems in development or production.

Duties :

  • Build LabVIEW libraries to perform image processing, control motors, and interact with various sensors and actuators.
  • Collaborate with mechanical engineers and laser scientists to make sure control software meets system requirements.
  • Design, assemble, and test wiring routing systems for safety controllers.
  • Oversee assembly of control cabinets, including wiring and testing.
  • Design and develop high quality user interfaces to be used in control room for 10 petawatt laser.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 2+ years professional experience as a Certified LabVIEW Architect
  • Experience with LabVIEW Real-Time and FPGA modules
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years professional experience as a Certified LabVIEW Architect
  • Experience with National Instruments SoftMotion and Vision Development modules
  • Experience with PCB design and fabrication
  • Experience working with stepper motors
  • Experience using object-oriented programming techniques in software development
  • Familiarity with source code control programs (Perforce preferred)
  • Familiarity with Linux operating system
  • Proficient in troubleshooting and debugging

Benefits :

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • 4 weeks paid vacation
  • 10 paid holidays

Location: North Austin, TX

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