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Software Developer (REMOTE)

Santa Clara CA INFICON, Inc.

Company Overview

INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and Smart Manufacturing/Industry 4.0 software solutions that enhance productivity and quality of tools, processes, and complete factories. These analysis, measurement and control products are essential for gas leak detection in air conditioning/refrigeration and automotive manufacturing. They are vital to equipment manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells and industrial vacuum coating applications. Other users of our vacuum-based processes include the life sciences, research, aerospace, packaging, heat treatment, laser cutting and many other industrial processes. We also leverage our expertise in vacuum technology to provide unique, toxic chemical analysis products for emergency response, security, and environmental health and safety.

Do you have a passion for solving real world problems in semiconductor manufacturing? Have you always wanted to improve data acquisition and analysis, but did not have a platform from which to build a solution?

We develop software for monitoring semiconductor manufacturing process and are looking for individuals with engineering knowledge and passion for programming to maintain and expand our current flagship product. We believe that understanding what one is trying to accomplish (the engineering knowledge) and the understanding how one should accomplish it (coding knowledge) are both essential for creating world class technical products. If you love and have experience in both, please apply.

Simply put, we are looking for engineers that love to solve real world problems using software and at the same time want to create a product rather than a onetime solution.

Job Description:

Maintenance and expansion of a mature, yet ever growing Fault Detection and Classification (FDC) product targeted at semiconductor manufacturing industry. We create over 250 new features a year. The software consists of a single code base used to generate 4 distributed components and some 250 communication DLLs. The software is written in C++ and heavily utilizes threads for asynchronous capabilities. As part of the team you will be required to

  • Learn the software to understand how our customers use it.
  • Understand the customer needs and how to translate the requirements into features that extend and not break existing functionality.
  • Implement features using C++
  • Find and fix bugs

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering or related technical field.
  • 3+ years’ experience working in semiconductor manufacturing company on data acquisition and analysis projects
  • 3+ years’ experience in writing engineering code
  • Demonstrated ability and passion for programming
  • Knowledge of C++ and Object Oriented Design
  • Experience with multi-threaded applications using ownership model
  • Experience with MFCs a plus (You will be required to learn it if do not have current knowledge.)
  • Experience with databases

Applicant must have a dynamic skill set, be willing to work with new technologies, be highly organized and capable of planning and coordinating multiple tasks. The position will require attention to detail, effective problem solving skills and excellent judgment. Ability to work independently with sensitive and confidential information, maintain a professional demeanor, work as a team member without daily supervision.

 INFICON provides a dynamic work environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our employees experience on going green initiatives, flexible work hours, and a variety of health and wellness programs.  

INFICON’s forward-thinking approach offers countless opportunities to design, support, and manufacture a diverse product portfolio that expands globally. Our Lean and Agile work environment offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance, a discretionary bonus and generous employee benefits; major medical, dental, health, vision, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement and more!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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