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Senior Software Engineer

Location: Hillsboro, Oregon, United States
Job ID: R0006571
Date Posted: Aug 16, 2022
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi High-Technologies
Company Name: Hitachi High-Tech America, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): IT, Telecom & Internet
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:  Hitachi High-Tech America, Inc. (“HTA”) requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  All new hires will be required to provide proof of their vaccination status prior to their start date and will need to receive the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on or before January 4, 2022, or no later than two weeks prior to their start date with HTA, unless they request and receive a medical or religious accommodation.

Remote Work Style:                Hybrid (+50% Remote)

Work Style Requirement:       Remote 60% / Onsite 40%

COMPANY:                                   Hitachi High-Tech America, Inc. (“HTA”)

DIVISION:                                      Metrology and Analysis Systems Division (MAD)

POSITION:                                     Senior Software Engineer

TRAVEL:                                         Up to 30% (international & domestic)


Assist customer's operation of CD-SEM at customer site. Create prototype which shows the solution of the issue faced by the customer. Write documents showing design, workflow, and support software development teams in Japan. Provide technical support and maintenance of HTA software systems deployed at customer sites.


  • Assist and help customer in understanding specific CD-SEM functions as required
  • Create prototype solutions related of new features/enhancements
  • Working with peer teams on researching and resolving complex software and system problems
  • Analyze and optimize different methodologies to improve output of our software systems
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance teams for optimal system performance
  • Support products from the early development and prototyping phases through to production
  • Developing functional specifications per customer requirements
  • Other duties as assigned


  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Educational specialization in image processing preferred


  • Must have 4-5 years of actual work experience with programming languages such as C / C++, Python
  • Must have experience working on Linux based systems
  • Travel to Naka factory in Japan for product review meetings.
  • Travel to customer locations as needed
  • Experience with open-source framework/libraries/concepts
  • This position requires international and domestic travel for business purposes – up to 30%


  • Ability to investigate and apply new technologies
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate challenging or technical concepts
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Self-sufficient, self-reliant, and self-disciplined, but also able to operate effectively as part of a tea
  • Knowledge of Japanese language desirable but not mandatory

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to [email protected]

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