Senior Software Engineer – Control Systems / Robotics

We have a superb opportunity for a Software Engineer to join one of Cambridge’s hottest technology companies who are currently going through a period of rapid growth and expansion in their purpose-built R&D and Manufacturing centre!

This role will see you have a huge amount of autonomy on the development of next generation control systems for complex electro-mechanical robotics products. The successful candidate will have good software development skills using C / C++ and MATLAB or Python for algorithm development. You will also likely have a background in some of the following: real-time servo control, feedback control, signal processing, Kinematic, knowledge of interfacing with sensors and/or autonomous control of the robotic system.

In return, you will be working for an employer who strongly believe a company is only as successful as the people it hires, so you can expect an excellent salary (two yearly salary reviews), a generous benefits package and plenty of work connected social events, should you want to take part. You will be working in a purpose-built state of the art facility, which is expanding, offering plenty of opportunity to grow in term of career development as well as skills, through a highly successful skills development program.


  • Strong theoretical and practical experience of feedback control systems
  • A good understanding of software engineering fundamentals and best practice
  • Capable of coupling rigorous attention to detail with a creative approach to problem solving
  • You’ll be enthusiastic, curious, energetic and proactive – and interested in what the company is seeking to achieve
  • A good academic qualification (at least 2.1) in an engineering, mathematical or relevant scientific subject
  • Familiarity with C and Python programming languages
  • Fluency in either MATLAB or Numeric Python for algorithm prototyping and/or data analysis
  • Experience with safety critical systems benefical

Job Details

  • Job Ref: 11928
  • Salary: £50000 - £75000
  • Consultant Name: Adam Mayne
  •   Cambridge Cambridgeshire
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