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. Principals only, please (we don’t accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters). Please, no telephone calls.

Open Positions

Sales Support Assistant – 1/2 to 3/4 time position

NetAcquire Corporation has an opening in the sales department for a Sales Support Assistant.  This position features mid-day work hours in a stimulating and engaging environment with an industry-leading company.

Responsibilities:

  • Interacting with clients and representing the company in a professional and service-oriented manner
  • Managing incoming telephone coverage
  • Assisting with sales support, including processing orders and working with different departments to resolve discrepancies
  • Supporting ongoing customer tracking processes
  • Organizing and updating customer contact and sales information
  • Assisting the sales staff with administrative and customer activities as they occur
  • Preparing and coordinating client visits

Requirements:

  • Very customer service oriented
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Windows 10 (Not MAC), Access, Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint, Google Search, Chrome, and Internet Explorer or Edge
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to learn new things easily
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently while re-prioritizing projects
  • Proactive attention to detail
  • Solid organizational skills
  • General knowledge of sales and marketing principles

Pluses:

  • Experience with accounting software
  • Experience with graphics software
  • Customer support experience
  • Sales experience

ONLY LOCAL CANDIDATES ARE BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.

For confidential consideration, send your resume attached to an e-mail message to careers@netacquire.com describing your interests and referencing ad SSA-29.

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.

Is NetAcquire a good fit for your project?

Our applications engineers will discuss your needs and offer advice and pricing for the solutions we can provide.
NetAcquire provides quick responses to phone and email queries during Pacific Time business hours.

Call us toll free: 888-675-1122 or email info@netacquire.com

For Employment, Business Affairs and other NetAcquire Contacts, CONTACT US

Preston Hauck

President, Chief Technology Officer

Preston Hauck founded NetAcquire in 1993 with the goal of providing computer communications and processing systems that seamlessly operate with real-time performance over distributed networks.

During the early years of NetAcquire, Preston took a hands-on role in developing new products. He remains enthusiastically involved in helping customers solve complex real-world challenges.

As the company grew, Preston leveraged his information systems background to create tools that could automate business processes, increasing company efficiency, responsiveness, and scalability. In his current role, Preston oversees new product direction, manages company growth,works directly with clients and the engineering team on projects that call for his applications design expertise.

Prior to founding NetAcquire, Preston served as vice president of software engineering for Microstar Laboratories, a provider of PC-based test and measurement products. During his tenure, he helped the company grow tenfold in both revenue and employees. Preston developed an innovative real-time operating system from the ground-up, plus a data processing engine that powered all of Microstar's products for more than two decades.

Preston holds a bachelor's degree in computer science, graduating first in his class in 1984 from the University of British Columbia.  He was granted a U.S. patent for developing a novel approach to initialize one processor from another in a multi-processor system. He has published a number of papers on real-time computer systems and regularly teaches networked telemetry processing classes.

Preston was born in Canada. After many years living in Washington State, he proudly became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2003. He enjoys traveling, reading, photography, basketball, skiing, and movies with his wife Colleen and their two children.

John Bono

Engineering Vice President

John Bono, a Seattle area native, graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.  John started his career with Boeing Aerospace Company, working in a variety of roles. He received personal recognition from Boeing’s CEO for his contributions to 767 avionics.  John designed hardware and firmware for a Mil-Std-1553 bus interface and was the hardware lead and system designer for a B-1B flight simulator’s computer generated imagery display.  After Boeing, John joined Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) as a signal processing engineer. He was promoted to the role of ultrasound system architect before becoming the software and systems lead for an image storage and network transport system. During John’s tenure at ATL, he received a Technical Fellow award, became a member of the Senior Technical Staff, and had a role in ATL’s achievement of ISO 9001 certification.  

When John joined the rapidly growing NetAcquire Corporation in 2001, his “big company” experience was leveraged to enhance configuration management and quality systems and processes. He soon became the Management Representative for the company’s AS 9100 certification efforts.  

Today, John is involved in the system, hardware, and firmware design of virtually every system NetAcquire ships.  While the majority of these systems are customer-specified configurations of NetAcquire COTS hardware and software modules, many other systems are rack-sized, challenging configurations involving complex interchanges of information in all forms.  The NetAcquire motto of “connect anything to anything” is John’s daily mission; he knows that, when applied to real-time systems, there will be a continuous stream of interesting problems to solve and challenges to conquer to best meet the needs of his customers and their mission critical projects around the world.

Steve Proudlock

Sales Vice President

For many NetAcquire customers, Steve is the initial face and voice of the company. While he has a desk at the company headquarters in Kirkland, Washington, quite often he’s in the air, flying to meet customers, discuss projects and set solutions into motion.

Steve joined NetAcquire in the summer of 2001. He sees his principal role as being the customer’s advocate. Steve thrives on opportunities to work on-site with NetAcquire customers to see first-hand the tasks and challenges they face.

In 2002, Steve joined the volunteer organizing committee for the International Telemetering Conference; he serves on the committee to this day. Steve also supports and participates in the meetings and industry standards efforts of several Range Commanders Council (RCC) committees.

Steve is an Army Veteran, having served in locations around the world in military law enforcement and personal protection roles. After graduating Pre Law from Central Washington University, he began a sales career in retail consumer electronics. The career choice was inspired by his favorite uncle, Ken Cartwright, a career tire salesman at Sears. Ken taught Steve the foundation principles of professional salesmanship: “Say what you are going to do, and then do it,” and “Get to know someone by showing sincere interest and earning their trust”.  

Steve’s Microsoft and Cisco certifications help him better understand the technical aspects of test range telemetry. While Steve is well versed in all aspects of NetAcquire technology today, he still learns something new on a daily basis from his colleagues.

Steve is a Seattle area native who enthusiastically gives his time and resources to a local charity dedicated to supporting foster children and their families.

Mark Roseberry

President

Mark Roseberry has been with NetAcquire since its inception. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, graduating with honors from the University of British Columbia. Mark has almost 40 years of software development and business management expertise. He has been instrumental in  the Company's business development and growth while running the NetAcquire Canada engineering office in Vancouver since 2001 and has been involved in the design and implementation of many key NetAcquire software components.

Mark shares our founder Preston Hauck's hands-on philosophy and his user-centric approach makes him a frequent participant and advocate for strong technical solutions ranging from customer-driven requirements development to robust implementation to  top-notch technical support and responsiveness.