Software/Hardware Engineer (Entry Level)

TE Connectivity

Location: Harrisburg

Job Type: Full time


At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview:

Working with the Sr Hardware/Software Engineer, the subject Engineer will develop highly customized, purpose built, computer programs and data acquisition or control systems used in product testing and manufacturing environments. He or she will code in various languages and communicate with/control numerous test and measurement devices utilizing relevant industry protocols. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for developing reporting and analysis software and tools in support of Digital Advantage and Visual Factory initiatives.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Using (C#) and (C++ Visual), develop GUI driven, Windows environment, software/hardware systems to control test equipment, Data Acquisition systems and similar devices, interfacing with and incorporating a variety of sensors, process controllers, motors, etc.
  • Develop standalone or integrated custom Data Acquisition and Analysis programs for a wide audience of both advanced and novice end users.
  • Apply hands-on skills to assemble enclosures, wire circuits and devices, or to otherwise build test equipment and acquisition systems.
  • Support existing C#, Database, Project Tracking and similar software (custom and commercial).
  • Interface with laboratory technicians and engineers to develop detailed list of requirements and software/hardware expectations.
  • Rapidly provide customized software/hardware solutions in support of one-off, quick-turn testing needs.
  • Create necessary support documentation and provide training (one on one and group).
  • Interface with a variety of databases - SQL, Access, Oracle, etc.
  • Maintain the integrity of test results by complying with Corporate, Business Unit and local quality system requirements.
  • Remain abreast of emerging, disruptive technologies and recommend implementation into current processes, where applicable.
  • Effectively manage and prioritize a diversified workload of short term/long term projects.
  • Other duties as required.

What your background should look like:

  • Minimum of B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Electro-Mechanical, EE or similar field
  • Must be willing to continue education in select disciplines necessary to support role responsibilities
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a control systems environment
  • Familiar with relevant networking protocols – Server, LAN, Cloud
  • Excellent communication skills across a variety of mediums
  • Familiarity with Serial, USB, and similar communication protocols a must
  • Skilled with Microsoft Suite of products such as Windows 10, Office, Visual Studio, with a focus on C# and C++
  • Understanding of Active/Passive electronic components, HP and Keithley Multimeters, Oscopes, Power Supplies, etc..
  • Able to work independently, in teams and with others of diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of Data Analytics and Statistics a plus
  • Previous testing, data acquisition experience a plus

Please note:

This position may involve working with technical data, technology, software/source code, hardware or other items (collectively “items) subject to U.S. and non-U.S. export control laws and regulations. Under these regulations, it may be necessary for TE to verify a candidate’s national origin and/or citizenship status to determine whether a U.S. or other government export license is required prior to releasing its technologies to the candidate. If TE determines that TE will require a license or will be prohibited by applicable laws from providing the candidate with items necessary for the performance of this position, then TE expressly reserves the right to either a) make an offer of employment contingent upon TE receiving required export licenses from the appropriate government agency, b) consider the candidate for a different position that is not subject to such restrictions, on whatever terms and conditions TE shall establish in its sole discretion, or c) decline to move forward with the candidate’s application.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets

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