Saint George, Vermont

Position Summary

As a software engineer at MicroStrain you will be responsible for developing, testing, and supporting customer-facing software products for use across our line of sensing products. As a part of this small software team you will work closely with the hardware and systems engineering teams during the development process to build user interface software and APIs targeted for use in industry leading robots and measurement applications. The software team at MicroStrain utilizes a wide variety of technologies, including modern desktop architectures, web-based applications, Cloud-based IoT platforms, industry-leading data visualization, Open-source client APIs and libraries for Windows, Linux, and ROS systems.

MicroStrain is a subsidiary of Parker Hannifin located near Burlington, Vermont. We are consistently voted one of the best places to work in the state and have a long history of developing cutting edge products used to solve difficult engineering problems. You will enjoy the experience of working in small company atmosphere while providing the benefits of a large corporation.


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Required Competencies

  • Knowledge and experience with C++ 11/14 (smart pointers, lamda expressions, automatic type deduction, std thread)

  • Fundamental understanding and working knowledge of modern web applications

  • Experience with version control (subversion preferred)

  • Experience developing and debugging with Visual Studio (or similar)

  • Experience making technical direction decisions based on feature requirements

  • Experience building intuitive UI/UX

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage time efficiently

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • JavaScript (ES6)

  • Boost C++ libraries

  • Linux

  • ROS

  • RESTful APIs

  • WebGL

  • Chromium embedded framework

  • Scrum/task management applications (Jira)

Work Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in software development, test, and integration


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software, Computer, or related engineering field

Parker Hannifin

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13.7 billion, global company.

With annual sales of $13.7 billion in fiscal year 2020, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 49 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.

Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions.

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Drug-Free Workplace

In accordance with Parker’s policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

Saint George, Vermont


Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than 100 years the company has engineered the success of its customers in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to help solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges.  By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Parker views the world through the lens of a broad range of motion and control technologies, and team members see a vast number of engineering challenges that are yet to be solved and can make a meaningful difference in people's lives.  These very challenges drive Parker people forward, seeking new ways to innovate, combine technologies, collaborate, develop systems and partner with our customers to solve problems. We call it Winovation and by following its path, we not only create limitless growth potential for Parker, we also make significant contributions to our world at large, for our generation and for the generations to come.

Competing and winning in today's challenging global markets will require Parker to build on the company's strong foundation while setting a new course with strategies to take performance to the next level. Using the new Win Strategy as a guide, Parker is striving to achieve new financial and operational performance targets.  The Win Strategy is built on the established goals of engaged people, premier customer experience, profitable growth and financial performance, and will position Parker to achieve financial performance among its diversified industrial proxy peer companies.

Parker’s culture is reflected in the core values team members aspire to: A Winning Culture, Passionate People, Valued Customers and Engaged Leadership. Over time, Parker has nurtured a culture which emphasizes a commitment to excellence and integrity and a special concern for its customers’ welfare. Parker’s continued success in serving its customers, suppliers, shareholders and the general public depends upon each individual team member's full commitment.

Parker is located in 50 countries around the world supporting 100 divisions with 336 manufacturing locations. Parker's unrivalled industrial distribution network extends to approximately 13,000 locations globally. Through this extensive network of local, independent businesses, Parker brings its products and services to customers in 104 countries. This includes continued penetration of the ParkerStore network of industrial retail outlets, which has more than 3,000 locations around the world.  Parker employs over 50,000 people worldwide.


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