Senior Software Developer / Architect for Factory Automation at Inficon

Posted in Other 22 days ago.

Location: East Syracuse, New York

Job Description:

Company Description

INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and Smart Manufacturing/Industry 4.0 software solutions that enhance productivity and quality of tools, processes, and complete factories. These analysis, measurement and control products are essential for gas leak detection in air conditioning/refrigeration and automotive manufacturing. They are vital to equipment manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells and industrial vacuum coating applications. Other users of our vacuum-based processes include the life sciences, research, aerospace, packaging, heat treatment, laser cutting and many other industrial processes. We also leverage our expertise in vacuum technology to provide unique, toxic chemical analysis products for emergency response, security, and environmental health and safety.

Job Description

We are seeking a highly skilled software developer with expertise in developing factory automation software using C# and .NET. The candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing software solutions that facilitate seamless interaction between analytics software and customer-specific automation systems. This role requires a deep understanding of both software development principles and industrial automation processes.

  1. Architectural Design: Design software architecture that enables efficient communication between analytics software and customer automation systems, ensuring scalability, reliability, and performance.

  2. Development: Lead the development efforts using C# and Oracle PL/SQL to create robust and efficient software modules for factory automation. Write clean, maintainable, and well-documented code.

  3. Integration: Integrate analytics software with customer automation systems, ensuring compatibility and data integrity across different platforms and protocols.

  4. Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams including software engineers, data scientists, automation engineers, and stakeholders to gather requirements, define interfaces, and ensure alignment with project goals.

  5. Testing: Develop and implement testing strategies to validate software functionality, performance, and reliability. Conduct thorough unit testing and participate in system integration testing.

  6. Optimization: Continuously optimize software components for performance, scalability, and resource utilization. Identify and address bottlenecks and inefficiencies in the system.

  7. Documentation: Create comprehensive technical documentation including architectural diagrams, design specifications, and user manuals. Ensure that documentation is kept up-to-date throughout the development lifecycle.

  8. Technical Leadership: Provide technical guidance and mentorship to other developers. Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies related to factory automation and software development.


  1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  2. Proven experience (at least 5 years) as a Software Architect or Senior Software Engineer.
  3. Proficiency in C# programming language and Oracle PL/SQL.
  4. Experience with software integration, particularly integrating analytics software with automation systems.
  5. Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  6. Solid understanding of software development best practices, design patterns, and architectural principles.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  8. Experience with Agile development methodologies is a plus.
  9. Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and guide team members.

Additional Information

For New York, the expected salary range for this position is between $60,000 and $150,000 per year. In addition, INFICON employees are eligible for a profit sharing bonus with a target of 10%.  The actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law

INFICON provides a dynamic work environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our employees experience ongoing green initiatives, flexible work hours, and a variety of health and wellness programs.

INFICONs forward-thinking approach offers countless opportunities to design, support, and manufacture a diverse product portfolio that expands globally. Our Lean and Agile work environment offers competitive compensation, relocation assistance, a discretionary bonus, and generous employee benefits; major medical, dental, health, vision, 401K, vacation and sick time, tuition reimbursement, and more!

INFICON is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal opportunity to all job seekers that apply without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, age, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. A notice describing Federal equal employment opportunity laws is available here and here to reaffirm this commitment. 

INFICON, Inc. strictly complies with all aspects of the Export Administration Regulations ('EAR'), including those sections dealing with deemed exports to foreign nationals.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/protected veterans


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