Software Automation Engineer

In this highly visible role, you'll be responsible for configuring robotic systems to meet required specifications, and you'll be interfacing with clients for requirements, testing and training. This includes development of custom software and working to extend or debug issues in existing code bases. This is a great opportunity for someone with a passion for robotics, automation and software development looking for a dynamic, varied role.

You'll be traveling domestically and internationally for about 50% of the time.


  • Hands on teaching of robotic arms, and development of robot code on room-scale systems

  • Customizing software and developing device drivers for integrating laboratory automation devices

  • Configuring relational databases for scheduling software

  • Setting up and debugging small scale computer networks

  • Collaborating with manufacturing team to verify system assembly

  • Executing Factory and Site Acceptance testing to ensure safety and accurate performance both at HighRes and on customer's sites.


Training will be provided, but we're looking for the following skills:

  • Technical background - BSc degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Scientific discipline

  • One year industrial experience is desirable. Candidates with other demonstrable experience will also be considered

  • Basic/Intermediate C#, Java or other object-oriented programming experience

  • Basic/Intermediate networking set-up and management

  • Basic/Intermediate relational databases (Oracle, MySQL, similar)

  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to overcome unforeseen challenges quickly and effectively

  • A self-starter, able to work effectively both as a team member and individually during offsite installation tasks

  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to work well with customers under pressure

Additional Notes:

Valid UK Driving License

Travel upto 50% including international

Application questions

Do you have either C# or Java experiance ?
Are you degreee eductated in either Computure Science / Engineering or Scientific discipline?

Reference: 36431803

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