Employment Opportunities

Cannon Instrument Company is a recognized world leader in the manufacture and support of high-precision viscosity and rheology measurement products and services. The company's longstanding emphasis on production of premiere-quality laboratory equipment has kept CANNON at the cutting edge of research and development for viscosity instrumentation.

If you are interested in joining our team, please review the opportunities listed below. Cannon Instrument Company offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Cannon Instrument Company is an Equal Opportunity/Access/AffirmativeAction/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. EOE/M/F/D/V. Download our employment application.

Mail completed application to:

Cannon Instrument Company
2139 High Tech Road
State College, PA 16803


fax to: 814-353-8007

A cover letter, specifying the position of interest, and a resume may also be sent to our Director of Human Resources

Software Engineer I

CANNON is actively seeking an enthusiastic, self motivated, reliant individual to fill our open position of Software Engineer I. This position will work within the product development team to design & develop software that will further expand our product line of laboratory instrumentation. Will provide hands on engineering expertise required for the research, design and launch of new products as well as the support and upgrading of existing products and relate systems.

Essential Duties:

  • Work within software team to design, build, and test, maintain, debug, and enhance commercial-grade Windows® applications using C# and C++.
  • Help maintain and enhance laboratory management software.
  • Provide technical support to Production, Product Support, Marketing, and Sales departments as well as customers.
  • Create design and produce documentation during software development.
  • Work with Marketing to develop software help documentation.
  • Develop software solutions to improve in-house processes and procedures.


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • User interface development experience.
  • Strong background in developing, testing, and debugging C# and/or C++.
  • Knowledge of Visual Studio IDE.
  • Ability to create and interface SQL databases.
  • Knowledge of OOP principals.
  • One or more years of experience in the production environment preferred.
  • Mobile application development a plus.
  • DevOps, AGILE, SCRUM experience a plus.
  • Experience interfacing software with microcontrollers a plus.


Applications can also be submitted here: 



Regional Field Service Engineer I 


Customer Technical Support. This includes product phone support, traveling on-site to install or repair products, training of customers, and assist with return to factory repair and support. Expect to travel up to 66% of the time, although 50% is the goal. Expense reports and repair reports must be completed accurately and punctually.

Essential duties include:

  • Dispatched from State College factory for domestic and international installations and service. Alternatively, dispatching from a remote location within the US is possible.
  • Perform work necessary to successfully complete new instrument installations, instrument upgrades, maintenance, and repairs, application troubleshooting, and other related service functions. Involves direct support of Cannon software applications on customer’s computer.
  • Must maintain daily contact with Service Scheduling Coordinator.
  • Responsible for filing field service reports upon completion of all service, installation, and support jobs.
  • Assist with phone support, service correspondence, and repairs when at the factory office.


  • Self-motivated, positive attitude.
  • Two-year technical degree or equivalent technical experience.
  • Strong technical problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Petroleum laboratory experience with distillation and flash point testers is desired but not required.
  • Experience in the following areas is preferred but not required:
    • microprocessors, sensitive digital and analog circuitry, and sensors
    • electro-mechanical instrumentation
    • phone and communications support
  • Licensed motor-vehicle operator with valid automobile driver’s license.


Applications can also be submitted here: 


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