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Software Engineer I

Rochester, Minnesota Benchmark Electronics, Inc

Job Title

Software Engineer I
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Job Summary
Software Engineer I with our U.S. Design Engineering Team

The Software Engineer I designs software for customer products and related applications. This position also coordinates software engineering strategies.

Essential Functions and Competencies

– Design and document software and firmware for customer products and/or related applications to support the manufacturing environment, if applicable, meeting both the customers’ requirements and internal manufacturing requirements
– Provide assistance to the Hardware Design, Mechanical Design, ed Circuit Board Design, Functional Test and In-Circuit Test for product, test and tooling development
– Perform basic evaluation of quality measurements on fireware design in accordance with a verification plan
– Create basic documentation related to a firmware design project
– Contact and work with hardware, software and equipment vendors
– Follow project plan and report project status to leadership
– Assist in project proposals and associated cost estimates
– Assist in the coordination of software engineering strategies for customers
– Assist with Design for Excellence (DFX) reviews; Create necessary documentation
– Develop an understanding of DFX philosophy and promote with customers
– Communicate with customer technical personnel regarding basic technical issues
– Communicate technical challenges and work with peers to create and implement basic solutions
– Work with customers to understand requirements regarding fireware design
– Work with Sustaining Engineering (product, process, test and quality) to develop products that leverage manufacturing and test processes
– Participate in the development of advanced/new technologies
– Participate in research and development for new design methods and tools
– Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format

Qualifications / Education / Experience

– Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills
– Ability to work well individually or in teams
– Demonstrate the ability to work within the Engineering Services group and project teams
– Understanding of advanced technology integration and applications
– Demonstrate a good understanding of mechanism design; Ability to creatively and efficiently design mechanical portions of products, tooling and test fixtures based on various applications and technologies
– Make recommendations, using sound engineering principles and techniques with leadership guidance depending, on the content and complexity of a situation
– Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications
– Ability to take on project leadership/ownership at an entry level
– Require close supervision for completion of tasks
– Demonstrate ability to work effectively with suppliers or customers
– Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
– Create firmware to run on embedded processors for customer specified products
– Available for travel up to 5% of the time, including day and overnight travel as required
0-5+ years of experience in electronics manufacturing, developing electronic hardware and firmware

4 year Engineering or Technical Degree
Job Category
Design Engineering
Job Location

Rochester, MN, USA
Pay Type
Travel Requirement
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Benchmark Electronics, Inc.

Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (BEI) is a full-service Electronic Manufacturing Services company offering design, manufacturing, test, system assembly, order fulfillment, and warranty repair services for a broad range of electronic OEMs. BEI is a $2.47 billion multi-national corporation with manufacturing sites in Texas, California, Minnesota, Alabama, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Mexico, Brazil, Romania, Netherlands, China, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. BEI offers our comprehensive EMS services to the following industries: High End Computer & Servers, Medical, Telecom, Test/Measurement, Industrial Controls, and Military/Aerospace. BEI excels in providing service in a flexible environment with high technology and quality requirements. Our size, service offerings and worldwide reach allows customers the opportunity to leverage BEI’s extensive World-Class Quality Systems, state-of-the-art Technology, Supply Chain Management capabilities, and Corporate Materials Purchasing Power. Contact Info

– Rochester, MN

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