HighRes Biosolutions Firmware Engineer in Beverly, Massachusetts

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.

We seek an individual to develop software and electronics in support of novel robotics and laboratory automation devices. The qualified candidate should have experience with motion control development and implementation, and will need to work closely with mechanical design engineers and customers. Simulation experience is helpful.

  • Develop firmware and high level electronics for laboratory automation devices

  • Conceptualize, design, build, test and debug devices and systems

  • Develop specifications, test plans, and other design/build documentation

  • Participate in design reviews

  • Develop and manage timelines and budgets for product development

  • Interface with customers for requirements, testing and training

  • BS/MS in electrical engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering or related discipline

  • Experience with servo motors, stepper motors, encoders, and pneumatic systems

  • 2-4 years experience working in product development is desired

  • Strong familiarity with C/C++ and Perl/Python. Matlab experience a plus

  • Basic computer communications (TCP/IP, RS232) and relational database familiarity

  • Experience with Linux and with real-time software

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

  • Effectiveness as a team member and individually

  • Excellent communication skills

ID: 2017-1170

External Company URL: http://highresbio.com/