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If you can imagine a world where everything is connected to everything else in real-time – we'd like to talk to you!

Real-time embedded systems are an exploding market, and NetAcquire Corporation offers the opportunity to build state-of-the-art software and hardware systems for diverse applications ranging from satellite communications to distributed sensor nets.

At NetAcquire Corporation, we're passionate about technology, we're entrepreneurial, profitable, growing rapidly, and a great place to work. This page describes our open positions, work environment, and employee benefits. It also has some links that provide information on the Seattle/Kirkland area.

If you'd like to apply, send your resume and an e-mail message describing your interests and the desired position to careers@netacquire.com, or send it by fax or mail (please note: at this time, we are only accepting resumes from the Washington State area) . Principals only, please (we don't accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters). Please, no telephone calls. 


Open Positions

Our current open positions are: Web and Java Software Engineer, Inventory Control and Production Planner, and Sr. Electronics/Computer Assembly Technician.

Web and Java Software Engineer

We are looking for a web and java software engineer to help design a high-performance web application for scientific and communication devices. You’ll work with a team of exceptionally bright software developers in a hands-on role doing all phases of software development. Projects will vary often as will team members of each project. You’ll use standard disciplined development methods such as source control and issue tracking but all our processes are fairly lightweight.

A successful candidate will have:

  • Familiarity with Web Application frameworks with emphasis on highly interactive, application-like user interfaces with high-speed real-time updates

  • Strong JavaScript and Java SE programming ability

  • Experience with the full stack of technologies that make up a Web Application, from the server-side back-end to client-side UI frameworks, push and pull communication approaches

  • React

  • Redux

  • CSS and HTML 5

  • Desirable additional components: redux-form, material-ui, node.js, Meteor

  • Multi-threaded design experience

  • Ability to work with little supervision

  • Willingness to capture requirements from sometimes sketchy specifications

  • Good written communication skills

  • 4 years of software industry experience

  • Four-year Computer Science degree

Other skills of interest:

  • Linux application programming

  • C++ and Python language background

  • Network setup and TCP/IP familiarity

  • Electronics hardware understanding

  • Distributed objects (CORBA/DCOM)

This position requires access to information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

ONLY LOCAL CANDIDATE APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.

If you would like to apply, please send your resume and an email message describing your interests to careers@netacquire.com.


Inventory Control and Production Planner

The Inventory Control and Production Planner supports planning and building of electronic assemblies for mission-critical aerospace applications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, issue, and control challenging material requirements and production schedules to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet strict production requirements.

  • Evaluate materials supply & demands and MRP schedules, prepare work orders/purchase orders for the production or purchase of components or parts to support a master production schedule and inventory requirements.

  • Coordinate with all parties to resolve critical shortage problems or emergency requirements that could delay or halt production activities.

  • Responsible for material analysis of inventory transactions relating to receiving, storing, issuing, cycle counting, material handling, and shipping, including accurate recordkeeping and stringent controls on all inventory item transactions and physical movements.

  • Conduct the inventory count program for all parts, work in process, and finished goods. This includes count entries, reconciling discrepancies, and developing root cause and corrective actions to reach count accuracy goals.

  • Advise management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems ensuring that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed.

  • Evaluate and make recommendations to the overall planning process consistent with continuous improvement goals.

  • Monitor and communicate timely information when schedules change, and proactively manage and implement recovery plans.

  • Ensure the timely incorporation of engineering change orders (ECOs) that affect ordering, scheduling, and inventory levels.

  • Identify and control the flow of non-conforming material.

  • Perform risk analysis, including identifying and resolving critical path and MRP logic conflicts.

  • Provide coordination with outside vendors for outsourced manufacturing activities.

  • Evaluate suppliers for adequate quality management system and other the performance criteria.

  • Analyze raw material and component requirements and develop manufacturing Bills-of-Materials.

  • Read and understand technical documents.

  • Perform non-obsolescence planning including monitoring end-of-life status of components and subassemblies and managing the sequencing and ordering of tasks and materials relating to spares and repairs orders.

  • Create, write, and modify manufacturing procedures and work instructions related to the above activities.

  • Assist with manufacturing tasks during high-demand periods.

  • Work effectively with multiple managers, reporting to operations manager while taking directions from production and engineering managers.

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Recent manufacturing experience in planning, input/output control, bills of materials, routing, inventory management, and purchasing

  • Electronics industry experience with knowledge of electronics products and manufacturing process

  • Electronic component knowledge, including part types and substitutions

  • Working knowledge of both automated and manual MRP planning control systems, with an understanding of nested bills of materials

  • Extreme attention to detail

  • Ability to handle multiple activities and project plans in a fast paced environment

  • Strong Windows application computer skills, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access

  • Excellent written/verbal communications skills

  • Effective at arbitrating and optimizing needs of multiple departments including Quality, Engineering, Sales, and Customer Service

  • Knowledge/exposure to AS9100 or ISO 9001

  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement processes

  • Ability to lift at least 20lbs and walk/stand for extended periods of time

  • This position requires access to information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Aerospace experience and familiarity with processing circuit card assemblies and electronic box assemblies

  • Awareness and knowledge of counterfeit parts procurement avoidance.

  • Degree in a business, accounting, or engineering related field

  • APICS certification

  • MISys MRP experience

  • Microsoft Access database design and development

  • Knowledge of industry standard assembly practices

  • Understanding electronic schematics and PCB assembly drawings, as well as processing/manufacturing constraints and techniques for electronics products

ONLY LOCAL CANDIDATE APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.

For confidential consideration, send your resume and an e-mail message describing your interests and referencing ad IC-27 to careers@netacquire.com.

Sr. Electronics/Computer Assembly Technician

We’re looking for a senior technician to support production, fabrication and integration of electronics products. Fabrication will include assembling a wide variety of PC-like computers from components, building cables, soldering, and minor metalwork. Electronics integration will include conducting electronic tests with meters and oscilloscopes, installing software, and running software tests on systems and subassemblies.

A successful candidate will have:

  • At least five years experience assembling electronic hardware and equipment

  • Ability to do fine-pitch soldering and rework

  • A working knowledge of electronic circuitry and the ability to read a schematic

  • Diagnostics/repair skills including use of multimeters and oscilloscopes

  • Use of hand tools for crimping, etc

  • High attention to detail

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office - especially Word, Excel and Access

  • Ability to lift at least 30 lbs

  • Good communications skills

Additional responsibilities include customer field installation and technical support. Understanding of computer networking (e.g. Ethernet and TCP) and software programming are desirable, as well as the ability to quickly learn about complex systems, equipment, and components.

This position requires access to information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

ONLY LOCAL CANDIDATE APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.

If you would like to apply, please send your resume and an email message describing your interests to careers@netacquire.com.

Work Environment

NetAcquire Corporation is located in Kirkland, Washington.

We're technology-oriented, and constantly push to keep our products and our customers at the leading edge of our industry. It's an exciting environment, but it also requires employees that are committed to never-ending learning and to flexible job assignments.

We're entrepreneurial. We give employees the resources to do their job and then get out of the way. Being entrepreneurial also means that employees share in the company's success, and we have crafted a corporate compensation plan that reflects this. Finally, being entrepreneurial means that we work hard, and that every employee is expected to take personal responsibility for satisfying our customers.

We are quality-driven. Our systems target mission-critical environments, and we expect a high degree of quality and reliability from our engineering and manufacturing departments.

NetAcquire Corporation has exceptional employee benefits:

  • Employee-owned company
  • Competitive salaries
  • Aggressive stock option plan
  • Profit sharing plan
  • Paid vacation (two weeks/year, increasing to four weeks/year) that starts accruing on your first day of employment
  • Paid holidays (nine/year with the ability to swap holidays)
  • Paid sick days (six/year)
  • Paid absences are authorized for jury duty and bereavement
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • EAP Program (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Support for professional development through employee membership in professional associations and societies at company's expense
  • Support for professional development through continuing education and training assistance by tuition reimbursement, (if certain guidelines are met)
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Social Events
  • Flexible working hours
  • Casual dress code

We make a long-term commitment to our employees and encourage frank feedback on whether we're meeting that commitment. (Note: The above is not an all-inclusive list of our benefits.)

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Jobs Contact Information
Email: careers@netacquire.com
Fax: 425.952.0468, Attn: Human Resources
Postal Address: Attn: Human Resources, 12000 115th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034-6900


NetAcquire Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate on the basis of, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, sex/gender, religion, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, genetics/genetic markers, military or Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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