Hardware/Software Automation Engineer

  • Software Development
  • Redmond

Fresh Consulting is a design-led, software development and hardware engineering company, offering end-to-end digital services to help companies innovate.  We bring together amazing UX designers, sophisticated developers, digital strategists, and top-notch engineers to help companies create fresh experiences that connect humans, systems, and machines.  We’ve been growing fast and need someone to help us continue to manage the delivery of high-quality work in a fast-paced environment. 

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Title: Software Automation Engineer
Duration: ~2years
Location: Redmond, WA
Benefits: Employee benefits at 100% including Medical, PTO, Holiday Pay, 401K Plan and much more!
Hours: Minimum 40 Hours/Week 

The Candidate:
● The Software Automation Engineer, you will be embedded with the Hardware System Integration team and collaborate with in-region partners and vendors. You will be responsible for writing software to test the Product Design at system level. This role involves evaluating cutting edge hardware with rapidly evolving APIs.
● Experience writing software for automating test equipment. 
● Leveraging excellent technical communication skills and hands-on prototyping skills, they’ll work to implement test procedures using a variety of languages and hardware APIs, communicate results, and collaborate on design solutions.

● Write software that controls/interacts with hardware equipment.
● Drive automation efforts for current processes.
● Provide expert opinion in design reviews with respect to system automation capabilities
● Support developing test stations and accompanying software infrastructure.
● Participate in systems test design and development.
● Troubleshoot and debug test systems and automation solutions from a software and hardware perspective in full autonomy.
● Rapidly develop test scripts for prototyping and experimentation.

● Experience with programming in scripting (Python, bash, etc.) and compiled (C, C++, etc) languages.
● Experience writing software which leverages hardware APIs
● Experience with software release process and version control
● Experience with Linux operating systems and familiarity with terminal commands
● Experience in troubleshooting and root cause analysis for complex systems

Preferred Skills:
● Experience identifying, proposing, and driving automation of manual processes.
● Experience with digital imaging systems and optical performance evaluation.
● Experience with designing and implementing image quality test protocols, performing data analysis and generating reports.
● Experience working with AR/VR/XR display systems.
● Experience programming hardware test solutions utilizing robotics/precision motion systems.

Education: Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer engineering, Robotics, or related field

– Work on engineering and research assignments with F500 companies and startups.   
– The relationships that we have created with our clients are one of a kind.    
– We help solve problems in many technologies focusing on R&D, product development, and manufacturing.    
– We work at the most cutting-edge and latest technologies from AR/VR to Autonomous technologies.    
– Closely working with our clients, we believe that long term investments are extremely important to maintain the culture we together have created.

We’re a handpicked team of Engineers, digital strategist, designers, and developers united together in creating a fresh experience. Whether we are strategizing, designing, developing, or analyzing, our integrated team works as an extension of yours to improve your impact, your usability, and your customer conversion. In the process, we collaborate with you to get to know your business, understand your industry, and incorporate your big ideas into memorable experiences that keep your customers coming back for more.

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