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Hardware and Software Engineer

Immediate Employment

$1K – 2K signing bonus depending on experience

Reach Technology (reachtech.com), a Novanta company, has an opening at its Lake Oswego, OR office for a Hardware and Software Engineer to join our team.

Since 1988, Reach Technology has become an industry leader in developing embedded touchscreen modules. We help companies shorten time-to-market and reduce risk and development costs. Reach also insulates users from changes in LCD availability, technology, and format.

Position Overview

This is an opportunity for someone interested in re-invigorating their career. Join our fast-paced engineering team responsible for new product development and supporting existing products in production. Get exposure and play a part in the entire engineering process; from concept to production.

The ideal candidate will possess a broad range of hardware and software skills as well as experience in all aspects of product development.

Key Duties and Responsibilities 

Develop and design new display module products based on customer specifications.

  • Assist with bringing up boards for new designs and modifying boards as needed.
  • Work on prototype and pre-production evaluations.
  • Manage product Bill of Materials (BOM) in current PLM system (Arena).
  • Maintain product database: entering data, processing Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) and validating data.
  • Aid in developing software for hardware tests.

Skills and Abilities

  • Hardware and software embedded systems design.
  • Experience with CISC and ARM processors (Freescale/NXP iMX28 and iMX6 a plus).
  • C programming and scripting (e.g. Python) experience.
  • Understanding of Bill of Material (BOM) and Engineering Change Order (ECO) process.

Why work for Reach?

  • Established and growing company.
  • Opportunity for advancement.
  • Team based work environment.
  • Professional and collegial workplace.
  • Competent and capable people to work with.

Attributes Needed to Be Successful

  • Organizational skill and accuracy must be a natural talent.
  • Works cooperatively and successfully with others.
  • Able to “change gears” and modify tasks with minimal interruption.
  • Effectively manages time, priorities and paperwork.
  • Works with others with a “win-win” conclusion in mind.
  • Maintains and demonstrates a point of view that anticipates positive outcomes.


  • 3+ years of both Hardware/Software Engineer experience.
  • Electrical Engineering degree (AS minimum, BS preferred).
  • Verifiable references.
  • Able to pass a drug screening and background check.


$1K – 2K bonus to start depending on experience. Benefits package includes a health plan, dental and vision. 401(k) with employer match. Vacation.

To arrange for a confidential interview, email your resume and cover letter (Microsoft Word) explaining how your skills and experience are “fit” for the position to jobs@reachtech.com.