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Software Controls Engineer

Job title: Software Controls Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Pittsburgh
Reference: #4478
Contact name: Liam Atkinson
Contact email:
Published: 4 months ago

Job description

Job Title: Software Controls Engineer
Location: Pittsburgh
Industry: Additive Manufacturing
Salary: Competitive

A global provider and manufacturer of additive manufacturing systems is looking for a Software Controls Engineer to join the company and will get involved in developing and integrating software for the company’s 3D printers.
The role will encompass all functional aspects of the software, including hardware communication, operator interface, and 3D model manipulation and visualisation. You will also need to have an understanding of Siemens PLC or motion controllers, as well as coordinating with other engineering disciplines and departments.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop and implement code for controlling 3D printers

  • Develop control system software

  • Integrate electro-mechanical systems so they work seamlessly together

  • Test and debug source code

  • Work closely with engineering and R&D teams to add features to printers

  • Assist with maintaining and optimizing code for existing 3D printers

  • Follow best practices for software version control and documentation

  • Devises and performs tests to identify the root cause of problems

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics or a comparable technical degree

  • 2+ years of C++ experience

  • Experience with Siemens PLC or motion controllers

  • Experience with the OpenGL API

  • Knowledge of the Polygonica library

  • Familiarity developing machine controls for complex systems, experience with AM a plus

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

What’s on offer?

  • Two (2) Medical, Dental and Vision plan to choose to fit your specific needs with a portion of the premiums company paid by the company.

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • A generous company match 401k program

  • Company Paid Life, Short & Long Term Disability with AD&D insurance

  • Vacation/PTO and company Paid Holidays

  • For those who want to continue their professional growth, we provide tuition reimbursement on a yearly basis

Click apply or speak to Liam Atkinson for the full detail at:


T: +44 (0)1257 268273

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