Careers / SLS1839 – Software Engineer (Scripting) – 6 Month Contract

SLS1839 – Software Engineer (Scripting) – 6 Month Contract

Sharp Life Science (EU) Limited is seeking a Software Scripting Engineer to join our team developing the company’s software products on an initial 6 month contract.

  • Design and implement algorithms and automation scripts to control the manipulation of droplets on the lab-on-a-chip devices.
  • Simulation and live testing of the lab-on-a-chip devices
  • Work closely with the team developing fluidic protocols (assays) on the devices to capture requirements
  • De-bug the code for real world applications.


  • Educated to degree level at a leading university in a computer science, engineering or mathematics
  • Experience coding in Python and embedded scripting languages (e.g. IronPython in .NET applications)
  • Experience developing algorithms for instrumentation control, game development, computer vision applications or equivalent
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely with other members of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to deliver to deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced environment


Experience any of the following will be advantageous:

  • Version control software (ideally git)
  • Agile software development methodologies
  • Test driven development methodologies
  • Software system testing, including automated tests
  • Experience in development of software products for scientific or medical instrumentation
  • Hands-on practical experimental ability and familiarity with standard scientific laboratory techniques and equipment
  • Experience of developing software in a regulatory environment and against formal Quality Standards





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