Instrument Software Developer

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Located on the beautiful shores of the St. Lawrence River in Prescott, Ontario, at the crossroads of Hwy 416 and 401 and across the bridge from New York State, Measurements International (MI) has expertise in the science and engineering-intensive electrical metrology segment of the Test and Measurement Industry


MI has excelled in the development of products based upon Quantum Metrology “AccuBridge™” to address the Primary Standards of National Measurement Institutes worldwide and has become recognized as the industry leader in measuring transformer losses in power transformers. The AccuLoss™ System provides manufacturers of transformers the ability to measure transformer losses with a level of accuracy unmatched by other manufacturers in the industry. Providing calibration services is another example of MI's commitment and support of the industry and as such has achieved level 1 ISOGUIDE 17025 certification as an accredited laboratory. 

Overview of Responsibilities:

·         Works as part of a team using written specifications and pre-established guidelines to develop and implement software/firmware in new instrumentation or modify existing products.

·         Design, code and test applications in support and control of measurement equipment.

·         Create technical specifications, flow charts and test plans for new and existing applications

·         Debug and correct new and existing software issues

Job Qualifications


$1·         Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and 3-5 years of experience

$1·         Proven ability to work and consult with colleagues as part of the team

$1·         Demonstrated ability to consult and communicate closely with management/supervisor of the company as well as working with marketing to understand customer needs.

$1·         Knowledge of software developing tools guidelines and conventions including but not limited to C++, C#, VB6, VB.NET, Python

$1·         Knowledge of programming algorithms and practices when dealing with real time events (measurements)

·         Experience coding and testing applications for 8 and 16 bits microcontrollers.

·         Experience with PIC controllers is an asset.

·         Experience coding and testing applications for embedded controllers based on Windows CE, XP and Win7 Embedded.

·         Experience with other systems like Linux and Android is an asset.

·         Knowledge of IEEE 488.2 protocol and SCPI standard

·         Knowledge of interfaces and protocols used in instrumentation and data acquisition like RS232, SPI, I2C, LAN, GPIB. 


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