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Lead, Software Engineering

Company: Rapid Micro Biosystems
Location: Manchester
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Winning the race to bring new healthcare products safely to market drives Rapid Micro Biosystems (RMB) to combine today's innovative technologies as never before. Your career at RMB puts you at the center of diverse global teams that span robotics, AI, Machine Learning, imaging, microbiology, and more, re-shaping how urgently needed pharmaceuticals are made, tested, and released for decades to come. The sky's the limit. Careers at RMB are fast-moving, with the high growth you'd expect from a world leader in microbiology automation. Advancement at RMB affords an opportunity to achieve your personal goals and develop your passions, in an inclusive environment where every employee has the resources and opportunities to hone their skills. You'll do more, learn more, and can make a profound impact on our business. The position reports to the Director of Software Engineering within the R&D/Product Development organization. The ideal candidate is a technical leader and problem solver who has practical experience in software architecture, design and development of user interfaces, business logic, databases and control of electromechanical systems. This candidate will possess strong communications skills and have managed small teams while working collaboratively with cross-functional teams of engineers and scientists to launch products. Project leadership experience is a must, as is experience working with third-party product development efforts. Familiarity with machine vision systems or image analysis software is highly beneficial. All candidates must demonstrate software design and development experience in three or more of the following:

  • Microsoft Technology Stacks
  • Linux solutions
  • AWS administration
  • Motion Control Systems
  • State Machine design and implementation
  • Multi-process, multi-threaded design patterns
  • CI/CD development practices
  • Experience with embedded control
  • User Interface DevelopmentDuties and responsibilities:
    • Manager and player/coach of a small team of software engineers
    • Development of software/firmware for machine control, including updates to our existing Growth Direct system and new instrument development - from low-level component and device control to customer facing GUI screens and menus
    • Hardware interface development: barcode reader, A/D, etc.
    • Develop and maintain software requirements
    • Design and develop system control software including user interface, database management, scheduling and machine control
    • Develop design modifications to address field concerns, reduce system costs, and improve system performance
    • Develop, evaluate, and improve subsystem or component designs under formal design control procedures - familiarity with Agile and Waterfall development processes is highly desired as is use of Azure DevOps
    • Troubleshoot system performance problems - potentially remotely at customer sites - in order to identify root cause and develop corrections
    • Work collaboratively and efficiently with internal and external engineering and scientific resources
    • Independently analyze data and write up results as appropriate
    • Give oral and written presentations of work to co-workers and managementQualifications:
      • BS degree in SW Development or SW Engineering, or a degree in physics, electrical engineering or mathematics with extensive SW development experience
      • MS focused on SW development preferred
      • 10+ years' experience in software/systems development with 3 in management roles.
      • Proficiency in two or more of the following languages and technologies:
      • C++
      • C#
      • ADO
      • COM
      • .NET 1.0 - 4.5Working Conditions:
        • Primarily in an office setting with occasional integration in labs and manufacturing.
        • Sitting and standing using computers along with being in manufacturing areas and working with some tools.ABOUT RAPID MICRO BIOSYSTEMS:Rapid Micro Biosystems creates, sells, validates, and services innovative products for fast, accurate, and efficient detection of microbial contamination in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, biologics, biotechnology products, medical devices, and personal care products.The company's Growth DirectTM-the first and only growth-based system to automate rapid compendial QC Micro testing-ensures data integrity, compliance, and operational efficiencies driven by rapid methods and automation.Rapid Micro Biosystems is dedicated to providing groundbreaking technology and products to support companies in their journey to achieve greater reliability, efficiency, and better predictability, ultimately providing higher quality products for improved patient outcomes.Rapid Micro Biosystems is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts. Our research & development, and manufacturing operations are located in Lowell, Massachusetts. Additionally, we maintain field offices in Freising, Germany; Switzerland, and Singapore. Equal Opportunity:Rapid Micro Biosystems is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. Under no circumstances will Rapid Micro Biosystems discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.Please no phone calls or agencies, please.

Keywords: Rapid Micro Biosystems, Manchester , Lead, Software Engineering, IT / Software / Systems , Manchester, New Hampshire

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