Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

Cognex

Budapest, Hungary

Description of the position within Cognex

The responsibilities of this role include designing, implementing, testing and documenting software for programmable machine vision systems and supplementary products, and to participate in all related activities.

Details of the role

The Vision Products department at Cognex is looking for a senior software engineer with a strong background in C++ and system design. This developer should take ownership of several subsystems within a large C/C++ codebase, and help the team in identifying and exploring new technologies to make the software more efficient.

The application you will work on is the execution engine of our distributed Vision Application, simultaneously interacting with multiple embedded devices (cameras), a Windows-based IDE, and serving browser-based clients.

Skills and responsibilities specific to this role

  • Work in a multi-OS development environment writing portable C++ code for Linux and Windows on embedded and PC platforms
  • Maintain and extend public APIs and enhance their backing infrastructure
  • Debug, improve and implement new modules in the underlying C/C++ system software layer, help adopting and interfacing with third party open source libraries
  • Actively participate in the continuous refactoring and modularization of the codebase; helping to port C++98 components to C++14
  • Work on the integration and C++ interoperation of script interpreters embedded in the C++ application (JavaScript - SpiderMonkey, NodeJS - V8, Python)
  • Be conscious about security, identify and propose fixes for potential vulnerabilities
  • Work closely with other teams (local and remote), develop an understanding of the codebase of other components; propose and make changes in them
  • Participate in code reviews across teams, detect issues early and suggest improvementsBe comfortable using Git in advanced ways (rebasing and squashing changes before publishing them, follow a fork-based workflow, use repos nested in several submodule-layers)
  • Experience with any of the following is a plus: makefiles, (modern) CMake, Bash, Yocto, Curl, Boost, NodeJS/NPM, Windows Linux Subsystem, Network protocols (WebSocket, HTTP, HTTPS, TCP, SSL, FTP, SFTP, FTPS), Industrial network protocols (ProfiNET, Ethernet/IP, Modbus), and anything machine vision-related.

Objective requirements related to the position

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in software development
  • B. Sc. In Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Deep understanding of the C++ language and technology stack
  • Practical knowledge of software engineering best practices
  • Fluency in English

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