Software Engineer I

The Modal Shop Inc
The Modal Shop Inc
Job Functions:
Software Engineering
Employment Types:
Cincinnati, OH, USA
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As a Software Engineer with The Modal Shop you will be responsible for assisting the engineering department with software design and support engineering.


  • Promote teamwork, cooperation and commitment to “Total Customer Satisfaction” among team members.
  • Design, develop, and deploy quality firmware and software products
  • Deliver Rapid Response to both intra-organizational and external technical supports.
  • Practice innovation through industry and engineering reading to stay current on most recent trends and technology. Learn new software, design, and testing techniques as required.
  • Practice the following habits: Complete testing, conformance to standards, high quality output, meet deadlines.
  • Support Engineering, Quality, Production, and Product Group Teams by improving engineering designs for manufacturability, product quality, repeatability and reproducibility.
  • Perform engineering and technical documentation duties, including but not limited to:
  • Develop design documentation and production procedures in support of TMS ERP system
  • Create and update necessary procedures and product documentation as requested by Engineering, Quality, Product Group, and Production Teams
  • Review design documentation for other engineers and co-ops
  • Promote principles of continuous improvement through TMS quality (QC/OI) systems.
  • Work with Production to qualify vendors and with Product Group Teams to provide technical support to customers.
  • Mentor and manage lower level software developers and co-ops.
  • Travel (<5%) may be required for customer support, trade shows, and training.
  • Perform related duties as assigned or needed for the efficient operation of the team.
  • Higher levels require increased aptitude for invention, leadership, and independent project management.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: BS or 2 year degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science.

Experience: 0-2 years of related software development experience. Must have demonstrated ability to creatively develop technical software programs and understand the Software Development Life Cycle.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to both sit and stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.