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Software R&D Engineer






£70,000 to £75,000 Per Annum



Contract Type:


Software R&D Engineer

We are seeking a passionate software engineer with top notch Python and C coding skills to work, helping scientists and mechanical engineers develop new instruments for clinical analysis.

Do you have strong teamworking skills, a hacker mindset and want to play a leading role in the development of instruments from R&D to product launch?

You will work with the hardware team, writing code to control research and prototype instruments, and to collect and manipulate data from the instruments.

As the ideal Software R&D Engineering candidate:

  • Excellent programming experience in Python and C
  • Experience writing software that interfaces with hardware e.g. pumps and Robotic devices
  • Skilled at data manipulation and presentation
  • Software testing experience including writing automated test scripts
  • Experience of developing API’s to control bespoke electronic equipment

Additionally, some of the following would be great:

  • Experience programming software on medical instrumentation
  • Experience of image processing and image pattern recognition
  • Experience breadboarding and programming Raspberry Pi and/or microcontrollers such as PIC, STM32, Arduino, BeagleBone or similar

Some remote working possible but ideally close enough to Cambridge to travel in 1-2 days per week

Location: Cambridge, UK 

Salary £70-£75K + Comprehensive Bens to include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Share Options Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Company Pension
  • Group Income Protection
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Well-being initiatives
  • Inclusive team environment where your contribution will truly make a difference

We would love to hear from Software R&D Engineers with specific backgrounds in areas such a pharmaceutical, medical device, instrumentation, or similar environments.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch ASAP

Don’t delay, apply NOW to find out more about this Software R&D Engineering role.