NOTE: Danville, IL is 2.5 hours from Chicago, 1.5 from Indianapolis, 0.5 from Champaign/Urbana. This position can work from Danville Headquarters or our Champaign, IL office.
Watchfire Signs is an 85+ year old company that is rapidly growing as an industry leader in the cutting-edge technology of digital LED signs. Our electronic message centers (EMCs) are designed for 24/7 outdoor signage use in all weather conditions. These cutting-edge outdoor LED displays may be as small as a time-and-temperature sign at a local bank or as large as 15'x50' and beyond. Our on-premise division sells to sign companies and dealers who re-sell our EMCs as a portion of a complete signage / business identity package for their customers.
Vertically integrated, Watchfire does everything from product engineering and circuit board assembly through final product integration and calibration. Post-sale, we provide world-class technical service and support. This allows us to sustain our position as the quality leader and the premium provider in our industry.
Based in Danville, Illinois, Watchfire offers comprehensive benefits including 401K with company matching, affordable health & dental insurance, paid time off in year of hire, continuing education assistance and career advancement opportunities. We have been an employer of choice for decades, offering an opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment where decisions can be made quickly.
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: The systems engineer works within the software engineering group, to ensure that software systems, sub-systems and components are successfully integrated across hardware systems/platforms and meet the specified requirements. Establishes correctness, completeness and security of software systems assuring their quality and identifying potential improvement opportunities.
S/he selects and sets up a measurement framework characterizing software viability attributes, according to objectively quantified notions of software quality. S/he recommends system integration application implementation strategies, selecting suitable component technologies and platforms. S/he participates in designing custom integration tests, reviewing functional specifications to identify open issues. S/he selects and configures all necessary hardware and operating environments, at the appropriate level of automation and virtualization, as needed to efficiently complete all systems tasks
An individual at this level will research and implement simulators and emulators to support testing. S/he will be an expert in one or more scripting languages. General project assignments come from the Functional Manager but work may be assigned and technical supervision may come through more experienced Engineering members and/or Project Managers
Individuals at this level make strong independent contributions. S/he also assures compliance to department/company established procedures and processes.
*Watchfire is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.