Principal Software Engineer - Lab Automation - Biotechnology

£60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens
01 Jul 2019
29 Jul 2019
Adam Mayne
Contract Type
Full Time
A brand new and exciting opportunity for an ambitious C++ / C# Principal Software Engineer to join a Cambridge based spin out organisation. The company is developing high-tech/low-volume bespoke Lab Automation equipment which is set to revolutionise the Healthcare/Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology market. With a queue of clients and ‘off-plan’ pre-orders for the systems, this technology and company is set to evolve rapidly.

The Senior Software Engineer position will be a key role within the organisation and will see the successful candidate help shape the framework of the software and ultimately develop the functionality of the system.

This is a hands-on role! You will lead software development from the front for this first of its kind automated Lab Automation equipment. You will be responsible for defining/creating requirements, developing functional and interface specifications and implementing scheduling and automation algorithms. You will also specify operating systems, language, hardware, network and other protocols.

In return you can expect an excellent salary and benefits package together with a superb and highly stimulating working environment.

Requirements of Principal Software Engineer – C# or C++ – Lab Automation - Biotechnology

* Minimum BEng/BSc degree in Computer Science or Engineering discipline or equivalent
* Proven experience working as Principal / Senior Software Engineer developing software for automation equipment using either C#, JAVA or C++.
* Previous experience working for a high technology product development company, ideally within the Medical Devices / Scientific / Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology market. (Beneficial)
* Experience with C++ OR C# OR JAVA
* Desirable: Experience with image analysis

Job Location: Cambridgeshire (Commutable from: Cambridge, Bedford, Huntingdon, St Neots, Peterborough, , etc)

Salary: £60k - £85k + excellent benefits and career progression opportunities.

TO APPLY: Send your CV to Adam at

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