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Software Development Engineer, Vision

Company: Rapid Micro Biosystems
Location: Manchester
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Winning the race to bring new healthcare products safely to a waiting world 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 have the ability to make a profound impact on our business.

Come join our team of engineers and scientists using robotics, vision, ML and AI to advance the state of the art biological growth detection system.  We are seeking a Software Engineer to grow the software vision group focused on the computer vision and image processing of the Growth Direct system.

The position reports to the Software Team Lead for Vision Software within the R&D/Product Development organization. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated problem solver who has a solid software engineering education and 2-5 years of experience developing software.  Co-ops and internships will be considered as experience.  This candidate will possess strong communications skills and have worked on software projects as a collaborative member of a team either as a student or as a software professional.  Familiarity with computer vision/image processing and Microsoft technology such as C++ and C#  is highly beneficial. 

All candidates must demonstrate software design and development experience in one or more of the following:

  • Computer Vision/Image Processing
  • AI/ML
  • C++/C#

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Code to design and requirements specifications.
  • Develop engineering unit and integration tests for the written code.
  • Work as part of a Scrum team to complete tasks.
  • Update requirements and design documentation as needed.
  • Work with the test team to ensure adequate testing of the software.
  • Work on the build process to improve CI/CT/CD
  • Give oral and written presentations of work to co-workers and management
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required to hit critical deadlines


  • BS degree in SW Development or SW Engineering, or a degree in physics, electrical engineering or mathematics with SW development and computer visionm/image processing experience
  • 0-4 years’ experience in software/systems development
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following languages and technologies:
  • C#
  • C++
  • OpenCV

Working 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.


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 Direct™—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 Lowell, Massachusetts, with operations in Lowell and Freising, Germany.

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.

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Keywords: Rapid Micro Biosystems, Manchester , Software Development Engineer, Vision, Other , Manchester, New Hampshire

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