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Title   Department
Customer Support Engineer Customer Support Engineering
Component Engineer/Sourcing Specialist Engineering
Requirements Engineer Engineering
Senior Computer Engineer Engineering
Senior Electronics Engineer – Test Equipment Engineering
Senior Software Engineer Engineering
Accounts Payable Supervisor Finance & Accounting
Senior International Accountant Finance & Accounting

Customer Support Engineer

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a needed addition to our Sales team. The Customer Support Engineer will evaluate customer requirements and recommend or assist in the implementation of Curtis products for customer’s design or development projects. Travel will be required 50% of the time. 

What you'll do:

  • Responsible for providing technical support to customers for all Curtis product lines.
  • Evaluate customer requirements and assist and guide customers in applying and installing Curtis products into customer hardware.
  • Provide technical information and guidance to customers, sales reps and distributors.
  • Write/edit application notes, installation guides, other technical notes, and literature to inform customers about products. 
  • Communicate with customers with respect to technical applications. 
  • Evaluate and report on customer response to product capabilities and limitations, evaluate and report on competitors’ products. 
  • Suggest and evaluate modifications or new products.
  • Assist in sales efforts. 
  • Evaluate and provide leads to sales managers, accompany on sales calls as required.
  •  Follow up on sales calls and phone leads. 
  • Represent company at technical conferences and tradeshows as required. 
  • Prepare applications and other reports as required.
  • Inform supervisor of all unusual circumstances or problems. 
  • Abide by all company rules, policies and procedures. 
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 

What you'll need: 

Education

  • ·B.S. in electrical engineering

  • Course work/experience in computer programming

  • Course work in Electrical Machinery a plus

Experience

  • 1 to 3 years technical support experience
  • Automotive or vehicle industry experience helpful

Skills

  • Very good to expert interpersonal skills

  • Good written/oral communication skills.

  • Ability to do work with mechanical and electrical hand and power tools.

  • Computer literate with strong analytical and computational ability.

  • Excellent customer-focus

Capabilities

  • Ability to travel with short notice
  •  Up to 50% travel required

 

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Component Engineer/Sourcing Specialist

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a needed addition to our Engineering team. The Component Engineer/ Sourcing Specialist will perform Critical Component Reviews for all new products to determine costs, lead times etc. and ensure that parts are available at all phase gates of a project. 

 

What you'll do:

  • Attends all product team meetings, acts as a bridge between engineering and sourcing/purchasing.
  • Performs CCR’s (critical components reviews) for all MtK development projects at each project phase gate.
  • Quotes all new components, obtains cost estimates, lead times at all phase gates of a project: alpha, beta, pilot.
  • Based on lead times, works with purchasing to ensure that components are in place at the factory for beta, pilot and production ramp up.
  • Reviews all BOM’s for RoHS compliance/accuracy.
  • Places PO’s for Engineering samples, beta and occasionally pilot builds as well as FA samples at Curtis factories.
  • Monitors all manufacturers PCN’s (product change notices).
  • Identifies, monitors and tracks all EOL (end of life) components in MtK designs, and informsappropriate design team.
  • Generates new component specifications. Maintains current component specifications, generates ECN’s for component changes.
  • Researches and identifies potential sources for new components. Sets up meetings with suppliers, distributors, FAE’s etc.
  • Moves stock from various factory warehouses to MtK to support alpha and beta engineering builds.
  • Purchases components from local distributors to support alpha and beta engineering builds.
  • Administers contracts/generates PO’s for services such as Tech Street standards, Engineering maintenance/support services, MtK QA supply and yearly calibrations, etc.

 

What you'll need: 

Education

  • An Associate’s degree in electrical engineering, electrical technology or related fields, BSEE or BSET preferred. Supply chain management degree, certificate or training a plus.

Experience

At least two years of work experience in relevant fields.

  • Electronic component purchasing experience for an electronics manufacturer preferred.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems (INFOR-Syteline preferred), MS Office, etc.
  • Prior knowledge of various components electrical and mechanical characteristics.
  • Familiarity with electronic manufacturing material flow.
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment. Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner. Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

Skills

  • Strong analytical skills, good communication, and interpersonal capabilities to work in a team and make a joint effort towards a common goal.
  • Familiarity with engineering and design practices and standards including ISO 9000.
  • Flexible, self-starter with high standards for quality with a hands-on, multi-tasking orientation.
  • Ability to bridge the gap between a problem and a potential solution
  • Ability to communicate clearly and understandable with different stakeholders in a technical project
  • Ability to abstract and summarize complex issues
  • Eager to learn and understand the product
  • Ability to understand and manage interpersonal aspects
  • Flexible and striving for success

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Requirements Engineer

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY., is a needed addition to our Engineering team. The Requirements Engineer will analyze marketing information, stakeholder, and user needs to derive the functional and non-functional requirements to be met by the system’s design and consolidate these requirements into complete requirements and system specifications.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead various systems engineering activities that are essential for a successful launch of HMI products for vehicular market.
  • Collaborate with product engineers to refine system level requirements, and develop methodologies for numerical evaluation of requirements.
  • Collaborate with development teams and quickly understand the existing solution, capabilities, and architecture, as well as design choices and considerations
  • Systematically organize dependencies, interfaces and other cross-module artifacts
  • Derive and manage requirements for HMI systems and subsystems such as connectivity, camera, UI.
  • Help create architecture and design artifacts that describe complex solutions
  • Guide the development of test cases and test procedures that verify the requirements and assist in identifying test methods to achieve very high coverage.
  • Coordinate system integration with automated testing systems
  • Ensure end-to-end traceability of all artifacts including requirements, code and tests
  • Collaborate with the safety team to identify safety requirements, explore redundancy options, and tackle methods to ensure safety goals are met
  • Reviews and assesses development activities (e.g. user needs, development plans, design requirements, hardware and software architecture and design, verification and validation) to ensure that they comply with applicable procedures standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Generate specific task definitions, assignments and schedules for the design of Integrated HMI systems and subsystems consistent with product specifications and R&D guidelines.
  • Participate in failure analysis studies on a continuing basis and evaluate designs and follow through on needed modifications.
  • Work with project schedules, specifications, verbal and written instructions.
  • Work as part of interdepartmental project team.
  • Inform supervisor of unusual circumstances or problems and perform other related duties as assigned.

 

What you'll need:

Education

  • BS or MS in electrical engineering, computer science or related fields. Preferably advanced training in Business Analysis & Requirements Engineering (e.g. IREB certification)

Experience
At least five years of work experience in relevant fields.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively integrate information from varied disciplines including Engineering, Marketing and Regulatory Affairs required. Relevant project experience preferred.
  • Automotive industry experience a plus.
  • Developed and managed systems and requirements documents; interface specifications, test specifications, dependency tracker, etc.
  • Working knowledge of standard systems engineering tools (Polarion, Git, MS-Project, etc.)
  • Prior knowledge about vehicular requirements, functional safety, path planning, and vehicle control are highly valued.
  • Familiarity with embedded systems, vehicular architecture, vehicular communication interfaces, or vehicular architectures.
  • Ability to read and evaluate C++ code, schematics and PCB layouts. Experience with various design and software tools.
  • Experience with interpreting industry safety standards such as ISO26262 a plus.
  • Fulfilled end-to-end traceability from top-level systems requirements, all the way to software source code, test cases, and test results
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment. Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner. Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Computer Engineer

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a needed addition to our Engineering team. The Senior Computer Engineer is responsible for digital, analog, software design/analysis of ARM based UX platforms.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, develop, diagnose, and operate complex embedded systems, that include MPUs, Ethernet.
  • Wireless, power management circuitry, CAN, USB, I2C, I2S, A/D, PWM, flash, RAM, etc.
  • Use CAE tools to design and analyze circuit board schematics to specification and work closely with circuit board designers to develop PCB layouts that meet industry standard compliance requirements.
  • Generate specific task definitions, assignments and schedules for the design of electrical and electronic components and subsystems consistent with product specifications and R&D guidelines.
  • Supervise the layout and construction prototypes, first generation products as well as laboratory and production equipment. Coordinate prototype validation, Agency approvals (FCC, UL, CE).
  • Develop embedded software in a number of languages such as C, C++, Python, etc. for MCUs and MPUs on RTOS and Linux based systems.
  • Define, perform and supervise testing of components to determine suitability for a specific application, optimize solutions for cost efficiency.
  • Define, perform and supervise testing for design verification as defined in the product specification and task description. Analyze data and identify potential and actual faults in design, manufacture and quality. Integrate and configure AVTS, Jenkins, and similar automated tools.
  • Design, or assist in designing production test equipment and fixtures. Supervise the testing and qualification of pre-production and production prototypes.
  • Prepare design and cost proposals on new programs.
  • Work with project schedules, specifications, schematics, verbal and written instructions. Specify and use a full range of electronic test equipment, computer hardware and software.
  • Provide technical input to Configuration Management so that appropriate documentation can be provided on a timely basis.
  • Write engineering reports, test reports, procedures, progress reports, application notes.
  • Perform failure analysis studies on a continuing basis and evaluate designs and follow through on needed modifications.
  • Work as part of interdepartmental project team. Act as Engineering Project Leader as assigned.
  • Train and provide technical guidance to technicians assigned to specific projects.
  • Provide technical support to less senior personnel and other operating departments as required, such as Sales, Customer support, Application Engineers, Customers.
  • Contribute in design reviews.
  • Travel to vender and customer sites to provide technical support when required.
  • Inform supervisor of unusual circumstances or problems and perform other related duties as assigned.

What you'll need:

Education

  • MSEE or MSCE with emphasis on digital circuit design, MCU and MPU, embedded systems design, high level programming languages.

Experience
At least five years’ experience as a senior design engineer with project responsibility developing products for moderate to high volume production.

  • Expertize in embedded circuitry design.
  • Knowledge of Design techniques for EMC / ESD
  • Strong C/C++/RTOS/Linux embedded programming skills and experience developing and debugging applications in embedded systems for ARM based microcontrollers and processors.
  • Experience with HMI tools/design, GUI integrated tools/design, capacitive touch LCD technology, IoT and wireless communication, camera interfaces, LCDs, Graphics accelerators
  • Demonstrated ability to work in all phases of the product development process from early development through production and able to apply appropriate analytical and experimental techniques.
  • Familiar with CAE software packages for PCs or workstations. Proficiency in schematic capture (Altium experience is a plus) and strong layout principles knowledge
  • Familiar with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review
  • Excellent knowledge of OS coding techniques

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Electronics Engineer – Test Equipment

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a needed addition to our Test Engineering team.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, develop and formally validate electronics hardware and software for production testing of medium to high volume microprocessor based embedded systems manufactured in overseas plants.
  • Write and implement formal test plans for products to be tested.
  • Analyze test methods and process flows to optimize test coverage and cost, taking into account setup times, reliability, repeatability, handling, fixturing, etc.
  • Supervise the construction of test equipment, using additional resources when necessary.
  • Commission and validate test equipment in production facilities worldwide, travelling internationally when required (typically 2-3 wks./yr.).
  • Compile and publish proper and comprehensive documentation for all test equipment.
  • Train test operators and technicians.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to product development engineers and take responsibility for all aspects of production testing for those products under design. Attend and contribute to New Product Concurrent Engineering team meetings.
  • Remotely monitor test yields, investigate problem areas, and implement solutions.
  • Inform supervisor of all unusual circumstances and perform other duties as may be assigned.

​​​What you need:

Education

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or related subject.

Experience

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in an Electronics design role, preferably with experience in the use of PC based I/O and data acquisition systems.
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in software development using C, C++ or C#. Labview an advantage.
  • Experience in database design and manipulation an advantage

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis.

For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: New York

Are you looking for a position with a proven industry leader? Are you looking for a position where you can be an integral part of a team?

This position, which is located in our corporate office in Mt. Kisco, NY, is a needed addition to our Engineering team. The Senior Software Engineer will design, develop and install software solutions; Support software QA and optimize I/O performance, analyze, monitor and improve efficiency and stability of the system, Interface with hardware design and development; requirements definition, testing and documentation of software systems, including embedded applications support.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, develop, modify, implement, and support software components anywhere in the Software stack.
  • Develop software / firmware in C, C++, C# or other selected languages for Curtis products and / or applications, in accordance with applicable software development methodologies and release processes.
  • Develop and maintain embedded Linux systems including kernel, U-boot, and device drivers and API
  • Work with Yocto, board bring up for ARM based platforms, hardware/software integration, build cross-compiler toolchain, static code analysis tools, maintain build servers
  • Automate tasks with scripting languages such as Bash and Python
  • Utilize software engineering tools such as configuration management systems, build processes and in-circuit debuggers in the software development process.
  • Work with GIT and SVN
  • Develop solutions with IoT, WiFi, BLE, I2C, SPI, PCIe, Ethernet
  • Experience developing low-level device drivers and API
  • Integrate / develop applications using GUI toolsets, such as Qt.
  • Read schematics and device data sheets
  • Debug and support existing software applications
  • Define, perform and supervise testing to ensure specifications are met. This typically includes module, integration, system and design verification tests. Analyze data and results to identify potential and actual faults in the design.
  • Assist in generating project proposals in response to Marketing requirements by estimating hardware & software requirements, engineering effort and cost.
  • Work from schedules, specifications, schematics, work orders, verbal and written instructions.
  • Specify and use a full range of electronic test equipment, computer hardware and software.
  • Provide technical input to Configuration management so that appropriate documentation can be provided on a timely basis.

What you need:

Education

  • MSCS, MSEE or MSCE with emphasis on embedded firmware development using high level programming languages.

Experience

At least eight years’ experience in firmware development for microcontroller / microprocessor systems or five in a senior role

  • Demonstrated experience with embedded systems design, RTOS and Linux, embedded C and C++.
  • Experience developing PC applications in C#, C++, Java or similar language. Experience with Qt a plus.
  • Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review
  • Excellent knowledge of OS coding techniques
  • Experience with advanced concepts of computer architecture, data structures and standard programming practices.
  • Mobil app dev experience a plus

Please visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor to learn more about Curtis. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to: nyrecruitment1@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you!!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Accounts Payable Supervisor

  • Location: New York

If you enjoy providing hands- on supervision and performing accounting responsibilites orders in a manufacturing environment, then this may be the perfect role for you!!

The Accounts Payable Supervisor is responsible for planning, evaluating and ensuring the proper and timely processing of invoices and payments; for providing hands-on supervision of the accounts payable department and performing accounting responsibilities.

Principal Responsibilities include:

  • Supervise A/P team and ensure that the departmental policies and procedures are followed to maintain internal controls.
  • Process invoices (matching, input, disbursements, data entry etc.) in an accurate timely manner.
  • Review weekly check, wires and ACH runs and assemble vendor invoices that are scheduled for disbursement for second review.
  • Distribute incoming vendor invoices to the proper individuals
  • Review and processing of expense reports
  • Review and resolve any price/quantity discrepancies on invoices
  • Provide various departments with the proper documentation to charge back our subsidiaries
  • Review Accounts Payable and Voucher Payable aging reports on weekly basis and resolve older items.
  • Review all open items (invoices, unmatched receivers) and resolve in a timely manner
  • Submit 6-week cash disbursement forecasts weekly
  • Review outstanding check listing and resolve older items
  • Verify account codes for all non PO vouchers as well as proper accounting period and obtain appropriate approvals
  • Respond timely to vendor and internal inquires
  • Coordinate and resolve all internal and external Accounts Payable problems timely
  • Provide coverage for other A/P members, which includes performing weekly wires and prepayments to foreign vendors and ensuring timely and accurate application of these prepayments to invoices when received.
  •  Perform month end closings, monthly reports and reconciliations for A/P
  • Perform manual journal entries when necessary
  • Perform all related account analysis including vendor deposits and clearing accounts
  • Ensures proper recordkeeping of purchases for use in tax preparation and periodic audits
  • Ensures employer identification numbers or social security numbers have been collected from all vendors required to prepare 1099s
  • Complete monthly inter-company A/P reconciliations and assist with AP confirmations
  • Communicate monthly with A/R team and subsidiary to perform intercompany offsets
  • Communicate with the Purchasing Department in US and Puerto Rico regarding purchase orders, receivers, and price variances
  • Communicate with and assist other A/P team members to ensure that invoices and disbursements are processed correctly and timely.
  • Communicate and assist Curtis locations regarding Syteline problems and procedural issues
  • Communicate and respond to audit questions as they relate to accounts payable
  • Be point of contact for the Accounts Payable Department and communicate issues to Assistant Controller timely
  • Update all scripts and procedures relating to the Accounts Payable department
  • Assist management with special projects as requested, such as account analysis
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Inform manager of all unusual circumstances and problems timely
  • Abide by all company rules, policies, and procedures

Knowledge and Competency Requirements

Education

Accounting Degree

Experience

  • Five (5) years Accounting experience, preferably in a high volume accounts payable environment

  • Supervisory experience preferred

Skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills  (word, excel, access)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Well-organized

  • Customer service oriented; with strong problem-solving capabilities, when working with vendors and internal customers

  • Strong understanding of debits and credits, accruals and material in transit

  •  Experience working with foreign currencies preferred

Look for us on LinkedIn as well!

We look forward to hearing from you.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior International Accountant

  • Location: New York

Do you possess strong US GAAP knowledge and international accounting experience? Then this may be the perfect job for you!

Curtis Instruments, Inc. is looing for a Senior International Accountant is to participate in preparation of consolidated financial statements and footnotes, issued on a timely basis; to review financial statements prepared by local accountants validating compliance with US GAAP; perform internal audit functions; and assist in all high level accounting projects required due to the external reporting requirements. 

What you'll do:

  • Support monthly and quarterly reporting & closing process.
  • Travel to various entities/locations on a rotational basis to review the reporting packages & financial statements prepared by local accountants, validating compliance with US GAAP and to meet with external accountants to obtain sign-offs.
  • Perform analysis of financial data from international entities, including review of balance sheet and income statement variance analysis.
  • Assist in the preparation of the quarterly financial consolidation at corporate office.
  • Prepare financial statement footnotes for the consolidated company and as needed for Puerto Rico.
  • Support internal audits at various operations on a regular basis.
  • Prepare and/or review monthly account analysis.
  • Assist in debt compliance and other reporting requirements.
  • Review accounting processes and procedures to improve controls and increase productivity. Incorporate and update procedures in an accounting manual.
  • Provide accounting support for liquid investments held by the Company. 

Knowledge and Competency Requirements

Education

  • CPA
  • BBA in Accounting

 

Experience

  • 2-4 Years “Big 4” Public Accounting Preferred
  • 3-5 Years in Corporate Accounting of a multinational company

 

Skills

  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability and willingness to meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Stong understanding of internal controls
  • Strong skills with Excel and ability to work with large data sets
  • Experience with ERP systems – general ledger and other financial applications
  • Experience with corporate consolidations and reporting software - Oracle HFM, OneStream, Hyperion, etc.
  • Team player
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Ability to represent corporate interests with external auditors and local management at foreign subsidiaries

Look for us on LinkedIn as well!

We look forward to hearing from you!

If this sounds like you, please apply today!