• Sr. Systems Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-NJ-Budd Lake
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/20/2018 1:47 PM)
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  • Overview


    Rudolph Technologies, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of defect inspection, advanced packaging lithography, process control metrology, and data analysis systems and software used by microelectronic device manufacturers worldwide. We enable the digital age by pushing the boundaries of technology, creating tools and solutions needed for manufacturing tomorrow’s cutting edge electronic devices. We fuse process and process control by combining a deep understanding of customer’s challenges with Rudolph’s innovative technology and analytical software to enable the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers to reduce manufacturing costs and produce devices with the highest quality and performance.


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    The Process Control Group (PCG) is a world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced metrology and optical inspection tools for monitoring of process defects in advanced semiconductor factories around the globe.

    We are seeking a creative Sr. Systems Software Engineer to join our team to develop cutting edge solutions for semiconductor inspection tool platforms. This team is responsible for development of advanced electromechanical systems utilizing optics, robotics, image processing, and control systems. The ideal candidate is customer-oriented, has hands-on experience integrating and debugging complex electromechanical systems and ready to work with other highly skilled, dedicated team members in a fast-paced high-tech environment.



    • Develop and maintain efficient, robust software for new and existing inspection systems
    • Quickly analyze and resolve issues reported by internal and external customers
    • Write requirements, functional specifications, solid code and test plans
    • Understand inspection tool platforms and technologies from a systems perspective
    • Identify, recommend and champion innovative product improvements
    • Gain in-depth knowledge of the semiconductor industry
    • Stay current with current software development best practices
    • Demonstrate effective communication skills within a diverse team




    • BS/MS Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science (exceptional candidates from other fields will also be considered)
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strongly desired, five (5) or more years of experience:
      • C# and .NET framework
      • Managed/unmanaged C++
      • Design patterns
      • SOLID design principles
      • User-Interface / database development
      • Multi-Threading
      • Unit test frameworks
    • Desired:
      • Ability to read schematics and setup/use electronic test equipment (e.g. logic analyzers)
      • Electromechanical systems, including motion control, SEMI capital equipment a plus
      • Machine vision, image/signal processing
    • Travel domestic/international [<10%]


    At Rudolph, everyone is responsible for quality – all managers and engineers are encouraged to support data-driven analysis to resolve problems. Our development culture offers engineers significant technical freedom and responsibility to solve challenging problems with guidance and input from other team members.

    Interested individuals are encouraged to include a portfolio of their work if available.



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