Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Software Engineer – Computer Vision & Machine Control in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

As the world leader in serving science, we empower our people to advance innovative technologies, develop meaningful solutions, and build rewarding careers. With revenues of $18 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 55,000 extraordinary minds the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

We are looking for self-motivated individual with strong software and computer vision skills to work in a group focused on automation software to control Thermo Fishers Electron and Ion Beam Microscopes marketed in our Semiconductor Business. In this position, you will join a team developing the preeminent innovative wafer-to-atomic information workflows, enabling our semiconductor customers to make timely decisions. By accelerating the information age, you will be helping make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

If you are an experienced software developer with a background in developing and delivering great software and have strong expertise in image processing and computer vision, great communication skills and you enjoy working with smart people… then read on!

This team builds user interfaces, computer vision algorithms, and machine automation routines to simplify operator experience with a dual beam electron and ion beam microscope. The primary purpose of this system is to create micron size samples that are tens of nanometers thick to be imaged in Thermo Fishers transmission electron microscopes. If you enjoy development of software to control machines over building a line of business or mobile app, this is an excellent opportunity.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform software design, coding, integration and testing for the development of machine control applications to control electron and ion beam microscopes in cooperation with the product manager and key technical stakeholders.

  • Develop designs based on a full comprehension of the function, purpose and application of the product.

  • Package and communicate highly technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Troubleshooting and debugging of software programs in a simulation as well as on the microscope systems available for development.

  • Conduct bug fixing on existing issues through software implementation, development of test methodologies and performing unit tests.

  • Act as the authoritative owner of multiple functional characteristics and/or modules of the specified software application.

  • Mentoring and coaching less experienced Software Engineers within the team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong background in Image Processing and Computer Vision techniques.

  • Strong mathematical aptitude.

  • Discipline, pride, and professionalism to write clean, unit-testable code.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug complex software applications.

  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills are required due to the high degree of interaction and collaboration across functional groups.

  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do what's necessary to drive your projects to completion.

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience

  • Typically requires a University Degree in Computer Science, Physics, Math, or related technical discipline. An advanced degree is preferred.

  • Eligible for passport and able to travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of microscopy (Optical/Florescence, FIB, SEM, TEM)

  • Development experience with highly-integrated, high-performance systems used in semiconductor capital equipment or related industries.

  • Background in Data Science, Machine Learning, and/or Artificial Intelligence techniques is highly desirable.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.