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Software Engineer


Bristol Instruments is a world leader in optical interferometer-based instrumentation. We serve customers in top scientific research institutions, telecommunications, and optical metrology communities. At Bristol Instruments, we believe that providing reliable, cutting edge metrology solutions to our customers creates opportunities to improve quality of life on a global scale. Our engineering team supports existing products and creates innovative solutions to meet the most demanding requirements for current and future metrology applications. Our devotion to making the world better through technology is championed by empowering all team members to do amazing things in pursuit of meaningful impact.

As a Software Engineer at Bristol Instruments, you are an integral member of a small software team responsible for delivering effective, quality solutions to support and improve our products, and serve the unmet needs of our customers. To be effective in your role, you should possess:

  • Drive to engage others and find better solutions.

  • Passion for pragmatic application of software development methodologies and coding best practices.

  • Comfort with, or willingness to grow into, planning and organizing software development projects.


  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions on various platforms.

  • Actively participate in product development and across business units to deliver value added solutions to our customers and organization.

  • Research and evaluate technologies and methodologies and apply them to address software quality and workflow challenges.

  • Manage projects, priorities, deadlines, and deliverables with your technical expertise.

  • Take initiative and be responsible for product bug and features support.

Core Qualifications:

  • Strong proficiency in two or more of the following: C++, Python and GUI development.

  • Technical acumen and practical experience designing and developing software solutions.

  • Highly motivated with the capability to work collaboratively and independently.

  • Great communication, problem-solving, and time management skills.

  • Bachelor of Science in a technical discipline preferred; equivalent knowledge and demonstrated technical skill will also be considered.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of embedded Linux systems, TI DSP, and real time operation.

  • Demonstrated experience working through the software development lifecycle.

  • Proficiency and interest in debugging and troubleshooting hardware.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Bristol Instruments is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available persons in every job. Bristol Instruments is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities to individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, marital status, age, national origin, physical handicap, disability, medical condition, ancestry or any other protected characteristic.