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Software Engineer - Automation

Location: Woburn, MA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level



Software Engineer - Automation - Entry Level

We love automation. We design and build innovative robotic systems and laboratory devices used by pharmaceutical and biotech companies and academic research laboratories. HighRes Biosolutions helps scientists accelerate drug discovery, high throughput genotyping, siRNA screening, next-generation sequencing sample prep, biorepository science and molecular diagnostics with highly flexible, expandable and modular integrated systems, bench-top devices and consumables that are easily configured (and reconfigured) to create research environments conducive to achieving breakthrough results.

The Software Engineer – Automation works to configure a robotic system to meet the system's required specifications. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with steady and consistent travel of up to several weeks at a time, consisting of up to 50% of the year. The position is educational, demanding, and rewarding.

Position Responsibilities:

• Develop software for integrating laboratory automation devices with robotic systems.
• Configure system databases and software.
• Implementing Robotic Systems per Specification.
• Teaching Robotic Platforms and System configuration.
• Verify system assembly (pneumatics, communications, etc.).
• Develop Test Plans in conjunction with Project Team.
• Perform Test Plans at HighRes and Customer Site.
• Review Designs for robotic system with project team.
• Interface with customers for requirements, testing and training.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

• BS in computer science or related applied engineering discipline.
• Basic C#, object oriented programming.
• Basic computer communications (TCP/IP, RS232).
• Basic relational databases.
• Excellent Problem solving skills, required to overcome unforeseen challenges quickly and effectively.
• Work effectively as team member and individually.
• Excellent communication skills.

Additional Requirements:

• Travel up to 50%.
• Domestic and international travel, passport required.


Please note: HighRes Biosolutions does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies or individuals that place candidates for a fee. Any recruiter or agency seeking to work on a particular position must first contact Human Resources at hr@highresbio.com  to obtain permission to submit resumes for said position. If a recruiting services agreement does not already exist, one must be in place prior to submitting resumes for consideration. Resumes submitted directly to hiring managers, employees or representatives of HighRes BioSolutions without prior consent will be deemed the property of HighRes BioSolutions and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or by other means.

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