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Sr. Software Development Engineer

Date: Jun 14, 2021

Location: Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344

Company: MTS Systems

Primary Objective:

The Senior Software Development Engineer role is a member of the Application Software Development team at MTS Test & Simulation. The team is responsible for the design, creation, and continual improvement of MTS application software focused on high performance motion control and data acquisition.


Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Design, develop, and implement new concepts and features in a complex, object-oriented system
  • Build robust software that provides outstanding customer experience
  • Be involved in the design and implementation of control and signal processing algorithms
  • Design, code, test, and document software solutions for specific customer feature requests
  • Work in Agile/Scrum and Stage-Gate development processes to deliver high quality software in a fast-paced environment
  • Plan and estimate software development efforts
  • Provide input on software development best practices in order to support our environment of continuous improvement
  • Bring your energy and ideas every day to a team on the leading edge of development that demands excellence



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • 7+ years of progressively demanding software application development experience
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in C++ application development
  • Creative thinker and strong problem solver
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and team effectively with others
  • Responsive and willing to take ownership of issues and drive innovative solutions


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with COM
  • Experience with Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, and Git
  • Experience with Digital Communication and third-party interfaces, including EtherCAT
  • Strong communication skills in both verbal and written form with ability to influence others


Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

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