Principal Software Developer/Architect – Linux Full Stack at Cognex Corporation in Natick, MA

Cognex Corporation
September 15, 2020
Natick, Massachusetts
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Principal Software Developer/Architect – Linux Full Stack, Connected Products and Analytics

Job DescriptionThe Company: Cognex is the global leader in the exciting and growing field of machine vision. With over $600 million of cash in the bank and no debt, we are a financially strong international company with a culture that maintains the fast paced, creative environment of a startup. Our employees, proudly called “Cognoids,” take their work but not themselves seriously.   Our Work Hard, Play Hard, Move Fast culture recognizes our employees for their innovation, perseverance, and hard work in a fun, rewarding, and quirky environment. The Role: The Connected Products and Analytics team at Cognex is looking for an experienced Linux full-stack developer to participate in the development of an exciting new product that facilitates the interaction of our devices with third party systems as well as the cloud. As a member of the Connected Product team the candidate is expected to play an active role in the development of a new product that connects the Cognex products to Industry 4.0 and IoT. This new product will discover and manage devices, configure them to collect data and provide a wide range of analytics and visualizations for the end-users. This role provides an opportunity to collaborate with our cross-functional, multi-national engineering teams, and get exposure to complex and challenging problems involving hardware, software, and systems integration across our top tier customer portfolio.


Lead a software development pizza team in the development of new features for the Connected Products software stack running under Linux, using a micro-services model
Hands on participation in software development
Mentor more junior developers and lead by example in good design and coding practices
Participate in the design of high-quality product testing automation plans
Debug and troubleshoot issues across the software stack
Coordinate the integration of new features across the stack
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: High energy and motivated learner
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills3-5 years of Software development experience in a Linux environment
Proven track record in programming with at least two of the following programming languages
- Python, Java
Script, C, C++Experience with software development processes, source code control, formal bug tracking
Familiarity with REST APIs, inter-process communication methods and messaging mechanisms
Team player with ability to work effectively, share knowledge across the team and mentor junior team members
Good presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
Prior experience with cloud infrastructure such as AWS and/or MS Azure and/or experience with Angular based web applications will be considered a plus
Education and work experience requirements: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering3-5 years of proven track record as a professional software developer
Additional Job Description
Equal Employment Opportunity
Cognex is an equal opportunity employer. Cognex evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic. Full time
Job Expires: 2020-12-14
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