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Staff Software / Solutions Engineer for Professional Services
Austin, TX

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Job Description

For 40 years, National Instruments has worked with engineers and scientists providing answers to the most challenging questions. Through these pursuits, NI customers have brought hundreds of thousands of products to market, overcome innumerable technological roadblocks, and engineered a better life for us all.

Historically, National Instruments has been a top 100 employer of choice as ranked by several different sources, including the Just 100 from Forbes Magazine, which named NI one of the top corporate citizens and best places to work. Maybe it is our fantastic work/life balance, or the Employee Stock Purchase Program and grants, or matching 401K, or picturesque campus with ponds, hiking trails, beach volleyball courts, and collaborative meeting spaces. If you want to work on cool stuff at a cool company, you're in the right place! Here's a snippet of some of our core industry leadership.

* 5 G - Setting world records in spectral efficiency using MIMO
* Internet of Things (IoT) - With NI's technology providing unmatched capabilities in measurement, control, ruggedness, and connectivity, along with our expert ecosystem, you can realize the benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) today.
* Semiconductor - NI semiconductor test customers report 10X improvement in test times while maintaining measurement and performance requirements.
* Autonomous Automotive - As vehicles advance towards autonomous operation, test engineers face drastically increasing system complexity while dealing with ever present cost and time pressure.
* Aerospace & Defense - NI provides industry-leading performance and accuracy with best-in-class synchronization for large systems, so you can get to the right decision faster.


National Instrument's Integration Engineering Services team has an immediate opening for a Staff Solutions/Systems Engineer for professional services. In this role, you will work in the design, development, and deployment of integrated customer solutions, providing technical leadership to the development team and execution excellence to the project.

In this position you will have the opportunity to do one-year rotations with NI's top accounts. As an embedded National Instruments employee, you will advocate for the use of NI products in the customer test systems.

Core Job Responsibilities

* Identify test solutions where NI products are a good fit, influence stakeholders to use NI products, and work with the NI account management team to identify future opportunities
* Responsible for planning, coordinating and reporting for a test solution for a manufacturing line
* Accurately identify customer needs and provide estimates for integrated system solutions
* Interact with customers, NI staff, external partners, and external suppliers in support of designing, implementing, and sustaining custom test solutions
* High-level collaborative design of integrated solutions
* Ensure that adherence to custom solution development processes, new product introduction process, and best practices
* Review work quality and provide feedback to other engineers
* Design and develop software libraries and APIs to be leveraged by multiple projects
* Work with Senior Engineers to find optimal technical solutions to project challenges
* Responsible for software engineering deliverables (documentation, code reviews, etc) and development tasks

Basic Qualifications

* Minimum BS degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline
* Minimum 3 years of experience in software development, and system integration and/or test and measurements industry
* In-depth technical knowledge of NI products and platforms.
* Willing and able to travel up to 25% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

* BS in or higher in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
* Strong understanding of electrical engineering, electronics & computer architectures
* Demonstrated success and experience using high-level programming languages (LabVIEW, TestStand, C/C )
* Experience developing large-scale integrated systems.
* Proven expertise in processes to ensure quality and predictability for software development.
* Thorough understanding of systems design principles.
* Ability to identify and solve system engineering problems.
* Excellent technical and executive communication skills and experience working directly with customers, engineers, and business stakeholders
* Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, changing and challenging environment.
* Service oriented attitude
* Demonstrated ability to:
* Work effectively with teams
* Problem-solve effectively - diagnose technical issues and propose effective solutions
* Take initiative, be a self-starter, and work independently
* Persistently drive tasks and lead projects to successful completion
* Quickly learn applicable technology, systems, and products

National Instruments is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status. We are committed to inclusion and diversity.

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