An Automation Software Engineer develops and supports software to drive automated laboratory processes; works with R&D and Operations teams to optimize existing laboratory processes and implements software for new processes.
Proficiency in programming and operating of liquid handling platforms.
Participate in development and optimization of liquid handling robotic processes.
Write and maintain software for interfacing with liquid handling robots and other laboratory equipment, LIMS, and users.
Participate in the testing process through test review and analysis
Participate in validation and testing of new liquid handling platforms.
Document changes made using internal ticketing system and source code repository.
Work with a team of Automation Software Engineers and interact with internal customers.
A bachelor’s degree in a related area and 0-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area
Programming experience required, .NET experience preferred
Experience with liquid handling automation is preffered
Experience with molecular biology techniques is preffered
Ability to learn fast and work under pressure
Ability to adapt to changing priorities
Strong oral and written communications
High attention to details
Excellent organizational and time-management skills
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.