Nielsen-Kellerman Co. (“NK”) is seeking embedded software engineers to help us add to our portfolio of cloud-connected sports, weather and environmental instruments. We have positions for both entry-level developers eager to advance their embedded coding skills and learn from a team with vast practical experience and experienced developers wishing to contribute their know-how to products they will see come to life in the same facility. This is a tight-knit team that gets it done and engineering work here offers both autonomy and personal development as well as a tremendous variety of technical challenges from sensor integration to pushing the boundaries with Bluetooth® low energy to full-stack “internet of things” solutions. Our products are relied upon to save lives, go faster and shoot further. We are committed to US manufacturing and US ingenuity. As a successful 40-year old small company, we emphasize offer a casual work environment and job security with excellent benefits. This is at-will employment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Personal Qualities for Success in this Job
Qualifications and Experience
Minimum Qualifications to be Considered:
Desired Knowledge and Experience:
This position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities but may develop into a supervisory role. All software engineers are expected to develop into project leads.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Climate-controlled indoor office with attached manufacturing facility. May be required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, climb or balance. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Dogs in office.
Hours of Work
Monday to Friday. Some flexibility to set 40-hour schedule around core hours of 10am-4pm.
Most training is on-the-job but formal education and training may be provided where appropriate.
Travel / Work Location
100% in NK’s plant in Boothwyn, PA. Occasional travel to develop familiarity with customer challenges or work with consulting engineers.
This is a salaried position. Pay rate commensurate with qualifications and experience as well as company size. Annual bonus based on company and individual performance ranges averages 3 to 5% of compensation.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance
Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship. Security clearance is not required.
NK is known worldwide for its waterproof speed measurement, timing and audio systems for competitive rowers and paddlers, used by virtually every school and club program throughout the world from novices to Olympic medal winners. NK’s Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters are portable weather instruments used by firefighters, military personnel, farmers, hikers, meteorologists, sports teams and thousands of other people who need to know the conditions where they work or play. Our products ARE us - we design them, build them, sell them, and passionately stand behind them.
NK has been in business for over four decades and is still growing stronger. Working here offers excellent opportunities for personal and professional development as well as the fun and satisfaction of being part of a successful American business. NK is a Lean enterprise committed to American manufacturing and continuous improvement of our design, production, administrative and sales processes.
NK's facility (manufacturing plant and offices) is located in Boothwyn, PA, about 30 minutes southwest of Philadelphia. NK's work environment is informal and high-energy (and dog-friendly), and our employees' quality of life is important to us. We truly live the meaning of that “Teamwork” rowing poster found on the walls of so many businesses. Come try out for our team (no erg testing required).
Equal Opportunity Employer
NK is an equal opportunity employer. NK conducts all employment-related activities in full compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws and without regard to an individual’s age, color, sex, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or other legally protected category is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person will be discriminated against in hiring or in any other aspect of their employment and also applies to training, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefits and all other aspects of employment. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.