Applications Engineer (Vision) Computer Science / Software Engineer

Didcot, Oxfordshire
£31,000 OTE, £28,000 basic salary + £3,000 bonus scheme, pension scheme, health insurance +
25 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications Engineer (Vision) Computer Science / Software Engineer
Didcot, Oxford
£31,000 OTE, £28,000 basic salary + £3,000 bonus scheme, pension scheme, health insurance + Flexible working

We are offering a great opportunity for a bright Applications Engineer with plenty of initiative to gain a good understanding of the way the Vision Systems industry operates, whilst developing their own skills and contributing to the overall development of the organisation.

Who we are:

We are one of the leading companies for the sale and support of integrated vision solutions to industry. Our core activities involve the development of highly innovative automated inspection solutions for the pharmaceutical, medical devices and automotive industries. Our work covers the full range of factory automation processes and procedures including mechanical design, electrical control, machine vision and installation. We have a growing user base of blue chip customers in these markets, with hundreds of systems currently installed around the world.

The Applications Engineer will work with core engineering applications team to:

+ Understand and use our machine vision software packages.
+ Learn and understand machine vision technology including camera technology, optics, lighting and image processing basics under the guidance of the engineering team
+ Define and develop working machine vision solutions for use in customer systems, machines, demonstrations, evaluations and proposals
+ Be involved in developing our graphical software for bespoke applications, new products and plug-in extensions to the company’s core image processing packages
+ Work with the team on specific projects for the conception and development of the company’s automatic visual inspection solutions
+ Opportunity to develop vision & software engineering skills in a high technology engineering environment.

Flexible working:

There is some requirement for flexible working hours and weekend work (overtime paid for weekend work) as required.


There is good opportunity for some travel within the UK, USA & Europe as part of our engineering team. Recent work has been completed in the USA, Hungary, Holland, Spain, Macedonia and Greece.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

We are looking to recruit a keen and enthusiastic Applications Engineer with a desire to take a machine vision skillset and focus into an engineering environment. We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to encouraging diversity and social inclusion across all areas of its activity. It would welcome applicants with the following attributes:


+ Knowledge of machine vision software
+ Educated to degree level preferably in Computer Science/ Software Engineering related fields.
+ A logical approach to problem solving.
+ Excellent interpersonal skills – both written and verbal.
+ Well organised, ability to work to deadlines and a high attention to detail.
+ Ability to prioritise a heavy workload.
+ Ability and willingness to work as part of a team.
+ Clean and full UK driving licence.

Equally important will be the candidates’ intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, putting themselves in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.


+ Knowledge of industrial automation
+ Knowledge of robotics.
+ Knowledge of programming languages

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Machine Vision Applications Engineer, Software Engineer, AI Software Programmer, Machine Visions Software Engineer, Graduate Software Engineer

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