Engineer I (Embedded Software, Product Development) at Canon USA (Hampton Roads, VA)

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Do you have the desire to join us on a technological journey at Canon's largest manufacturing hub in North America? Change the direction of your career at our Regional Technical Headquarters. Our team continues to grow with new opportunities in the area of Product Development. These roles focus on electro-mechanical design, creation of medical /non-medical products, prototyping and testing. All work takes place in a climate-controlled environment.

In this role, you're a valued employee and will experience working in a collaborative environment. Canon's corporate philosophy is 'kyosei', which we translate to "all people, regardless of race, religion, or culture, harmoniously living and working together into the future." Canon's goal is to contribute to the prosperity of the world and happiness of humanity, which will lead to continued growth and bring the world closer to achieving 'kyosei'. In addition to one of the best compensation and benefits packages in our field, our "work/life" balance philosophy is unmatched in the industry. We are seeking candidates for the position of Electrical (Software) Engineer!

Supports activities in a Product Development / R&D environment by researching and developing new components/assemblies, methods and processes utilizing engineering principles to meet end user requirements while adhering to project objectives for quality, cost and delivery.


- Provides software engineering support for the design and implementation of prototypes and products through the various stages of product development. Modifies software if needed and writes proof of concept for any changes to software on the unit.
- Develops and writes programs to test various functions of the unit. Works with other engineers and scientists to gain input for elements of testing. Creates programs to collect test data results to analyze and review. Writes test matrix plan for software testing.
- Develops software for customer use in conjunction with unit. Understands customer requirements and utilizes knowledge of unit to write programs.
- Debugs software and makes any adjustments to programming as needed. Utilizes various debugging tools to identify and correct any issues to programming language. Works closely with hardware engineers for end to end integration and debugging of products.
- Programs robots and other equipment to perform certain functions. Trains other members on operation and testing of equipment.
- Analyzes data to verify efficiency / reliability of prototypes and to determine feasibility/ manufacturability of the product.


- Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or equivalent and 0-2 years' experience in research and development, medical or related field or related field writing applications in C/C++.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office.
- Knowledge of C, C++, C# programming languages for software development in both MS Windows and Linux environments.
- Requires analytical and problem solving skills.
PLEASE NOTE: We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor. We are required under federal law to invite you to voluntarily self-identify in various categories. Relevant forms will be included at several steps in the recruitment process.

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About our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon's office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.

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Canon USA operates in the Digital Media industry. The company is located in Melville, NY. Canon USA was founded in 2022. It has 8531 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Paid Sick Days. To see all 26 open jobs at Canon USA, click here.
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