Careers

We are always on the lookout for fantastic individuals to join our organization.

ADVANCED Motion Controls is a growth oriented company that specializes in the design and manufacture of leading edge power electronics systems and motion control technologies. As an engineering, manufacturing, and sales organization we have employment opportunities that meet diverse personal and professional goals.  We have many positions that do not require a degree in engineering including our highly rated Customer Service department, Accounting, Purchasing, Planning, Manufacturing and Administrative positions.  Every position contributes to our success and we are always looking to add excellent individuals to our team! Even if you don’t see your ideal placement listed as a job opening, we encourage you to submit your resume and cover letter so we know you’re out there. We make room for the right people! Send your resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com

APPLICATIONS ENGINEER

Position /Job Functions:

We are looking for a motivated Applications Engineer to become an integral part of our team. Will work with customers, sales, design, and production to integrate our servo drives into motion control solutions. In addition to Applications Engineering you will be part of the Product Management team to help with the specification and development of new products.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide outstanding technical support and training to our customers and sales partners via phone, email, and in person.
  • Communicate specifications, requirements and problems to internal teams.
  • Hands-on testing, measuring and reporting of findings, working AMC amplifiers, third party devices, and customer equipment.
  • Represent AMC’s talented team at trade shows and marketing events.
  • Some travel including international required, up to 15%.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Prior related work experience preferred.
  • Prior experience with motion control or mechatronics desired.
  • C/C++ programing experience.
  • We are ITAR Registered. Hired candidate must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.  We are an equal opportunity employer.
  • This is a full-time position located at our Camarillo, CA facility.

Education Requirements:

  • BSEE, BSME, BSCE, or related degree required.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com // Subject: “Attn: Apps Engr”

ASSEMBLER (Electronic Assembler/Solderer)

Job Requirements:

  • Must have excellent soldering skills.
  • Must have prior experience with PCBAs.
  • Must have prior experience soldering with SMT components, soldering and assembling thru-hole components and other electro-mechanical components.
  • Will be required to use IPC specifications.
  • Must be able to speak and read English.
  • Must be able to use a computer to read mechanical drawings and written instructions.
  • This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 8a to 5pm. Overtime may be required including starting early, staying late, and or working Saturdays.
  • We are ITAR registered.   Hired candidate must be US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com // Subject: “Attn: Assembler”

FIRMWARE ENGINEER

We are recruiting an experienced Firmware Engineer to be a key contributor within our Embedded Products Development Team.  This team develops state of the art embedded features and products associated with servo controls for motion systems and robotics applications.

Responsibilities:  

  • Develop and implement effective, robust, and sustainable code for projects targeting our embedded servo amplifier platform, while working within a multi-developer team construct.
  • Analyze customer requests while creating engineering requirements and specifications.
  • Provide functional analysis, estimate resource allocation and define interfaces for firmware modules.
  • Work with software developers to ensure inter-operability between host and embedded systems.
  • Create specifications and complete unit testing prior to release and customer evaluation.

Required Qualifications:

  • Work Experience:  4+ years with BS degree or 2+ years with MS degree developing embedded firmware in C/C++.
  • Experience with memory operations, serial peripherals (SPI, I2C, CAN), and interrupts.
  • Experience with low-level device driver design for microcontrollers in real-time environments.
  • Ability to read and follow electrical schematics.
  • Good communications skills.
  • We are ITAR Registered.  Hired candidate must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
  • This is a full-time position located at our Camarillo, CA facility.

Education: 

  • BS or MS degree in electrical, computer engineering, or equivalent.

Preferred: 

  • Knowledge of 100baseT networking protocols (UDP and TCP/IP).
  • Experience with real time code development Texas Instruments and ARM processors.
  • Experience with Bootloader design.
  • Experience with serial encoders such as BISS, Endat 2.2, Tamagawa.
  • Experience with Functional Safety.
  • Ability to write desktop test utilities in C++/C# or scripting language (Perl/Python/TCL).
  • Knowledge of 100baseT networking protocols (UDP and TCP/IP).
  • Experience with motor control or electrical power conversion concepts.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com // Subject: “Attn: Firmware Engineer”

SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

JOB SUMMARY:

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Host-side Software Development Team.  This is a full-time job located at our Camarillo, CA facility.  This team provides software products, tooling and libraries which simplify the user experience augmenting our embedded servo products, while adding functional value to the design and integration of motion systems.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Senior Software Engineer is a key contributor within our Host-side Software Development Team partaking in the design, architecture, and development of advanced software solutions, and providing high levels of system support. This individual adheres to the company’s software solutions while following industry best practices surrounding SDLC. Must be able to interpret and articulate business needs and demonstrate competency in providing business solutions. Must be able to work independently and on a team.

  • Commitment to excellence in designing, coding, testing, debugging, configuring, and documenting software.
  • Provide project-scope technical leadership within the Software Development team.
  • Collaborate with Product Management group, Hardware Team and Firmware Team to clarify the requirements and to translate business requirements into technical specifications.
  • Contribute high quality, effective, maintainable and updatable code through the company’s software release cycles.
  • Effectively estimate project work and communicate issues and risks that might impact development timeline, budget or resources.
  • Consistently deliver projects on time and on budget.
  • Consistently apply generally accepted programming standards and techniques to assure efficient program logic and data manipulation.
  • Conform to and improve our Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Diagnose and resolve software problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Create and maintain Unit Tests along with relevant mocked data.
  • Perform validation and verification testing.
  • Give and receive thoughtful feedback for proposed code changes (via the code review process that has been established).

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8+ years experience developing software.
  • Experience in all areas of Software Development: including designing, coding, testing, debugging, configuring, and documenting software.
  • Expert Object-Oriented Analysis and Design skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of C++ programming on Windows platform.
  • Experience with MFC/ATL/STL.
  • Excellent problem solver.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Good communications skills.
  • Minimum education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • We are ITAR Registered. Hired candidate must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience developing code for servo motor motion control.
  • Working knowledge of interfacing with hardware/firmware over USB, RS 232/485, CAN, and/or TCP/UDP.
  • Experience with .Net/C# development.
  • Experience with Git and Team Foundation Server: version control and workflows.
  • Familiarity with agile software development.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com

Subject: "Attn: Sr. Software Engineer "

TECHNICAL WRITER

We are looking for a detail-oriented and professional Technical Writer to become a key member of our company’s Product & Support Group team. Will interface daily with all departments within the company to maintain and add to an established document library.

Responsibilities:

Maintain and update established document library.

  • Plan, develop, organize, and create new documentation as new products are released – datasheets, manuals, release documentation.
  • Work with Sales, Engineering, Marketing, and Product Management to manage updates and revisions to technical literature.
  • Maintain product literature and other materials on company website.
  • Meet deadlines for product releases and marketing dates.

Requirements and Skills:

  • Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organization and attention to detail.
  • Ability to comprehend technical drawings, test results, and product specifications.
  • Proficient in Adobe FrameMaker, Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with other Adobe programs (InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator, DreamWeaver) preferred.
  • Preferred: 3+ years relevant experience as a Technical Writer.
  • We are ITAR Registered. Hired candidate must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.  We are an equal opportunity employer.
  • This is a full-time position located at our Camarillo, CA facility.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • Engineering or technical background preferred.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com

Subject: "Attn: Technical Writer"

TEST ENGINEER

JOB SUMMARY:

We are currently seeking an experienced Test Engineer to develop and implement functional test programs to validate and verify our hardware, software and system designs.  Help us fully automate our testing to maximize resource utilization.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and implement special test software and hardware within our engineering facilities to automate testing.
  • Provide testability input to Engineering on new product development designs.
  • Support manufacturing test of analog and embedded devices.
  • Design, implement, and develop the code for test fixtures of power electronics.
  • Develop new processes, test methodologies and/or test facilities for improved quality, lower cycle time and lower product costs.

Required Skills

  • Minimum 4 years experience writing code to automate test routines of electronic assemblies.
  • Data Acquisition, serial and/or other communication programming skills.
  • Ability to work on several projects at once.
  • Familiarity with bench top electronic test equipment.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Object-Oriented programming skills in a text-based language, C++, C#.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel, Word.

Preferred Skills

  • CANopen experience
  • TCP/IP experience

Required Education

  • BSEE or equivalent degree

Other Requirements

  • We are ITAR Registered. Hired candidate must be US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
  • This full-time position is located at our Camarillo, CA facility.

Email resume to: humanresources@a-m-c.com

Subject: "Attn: Test Engineer "

ADVANCED MOTION CONTROLS

ADVANCED Motion Controls prohibits discrimination or harassment based on the following categories: race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 years and over), sexual orientation, veteran and/or military status, protected medical leaves (requesting or approved for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act or the California Family Rights Act), domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, and any other status protected by state or federal law. ADVANCED Motion Controls is ITAR Registered (International Traffic In Arms Regulations). Any candidate we hire must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.