Software Engineer (Mechanical Methods)


  • C +
  • C + +
  • Computer Science
  • Git
  • Mechanical Design
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Python
  • Sphinx

Job Description

Hansell Tierney is currently helping our client, a groundbreaking renewable energy company, with their search for a Software Engineer to develop, document, and test software used in engineering analysis. 
Duration – 12+ month contract (NO C2C/Third Party Available) Location – Remote - Office in Bellevue, WA (Ability to work Pacific Time hours is preferred)
Benefits - Medical/Vision/Dental, 401K

**Work sponsorship is not available at this time**

This is a dedicated position focused on the development, documentation, and testing of software used in engineering analysis. The Software Engineer will join the Mechanical Design Discipline and more specifically will work with the Mechanical Codes and Methods team and will report to the Mechanical Analysis Manager. 


  • Develop, test, and maintain software materials library and interfaces written in a variety of programming languages.

  • Collaborate across disciplines and gather input to develop and document software requirements.

  • Conduct extensive verification of in-house developed software, including automation of testing and documentation of verification procedure and results.

  • Support end-users through troubleshooting and timely bug fixes.


  • B.S, M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, or similar from accredited university.

  • Minimum of 5+ years of related experience with a B.S. degree, or 3+ years with an M.S. or Ph.D. degree.

  • Strong background in the following programming languages: C++, Python.

  • Experience using Git for managing code repositories

  • Experience writing software in a collaborative development environment including exchanging code reviews with other developers

  • Candidate should have experience with writing software requirements, documenting software testing and verification procedures and results, and developing software documentation (whether through auto-generation tools such as Sphinx or manually)

Compensation: Estimated between $60.00 - $100.00 hourly
Hansell Tierney is one of the premier staffing and recruiting companies in the Pacific Northwest. Launched in 2001, we are a woman-owned business that serves and staffs Northwest organizations by doing things the right way, not just the easiest way. Hansell Tierney partners with candidates and clients to match the best candidates with interesting local opportunities. We navigate every relationship with the highest level of discretion and service while holding ourselves accountable to our promises. Our business thrives on our deep understanding of the job market and our ability to skillfully tailor our recruitment process to meet our clients’ unique needs.