R&D Software Engineer – 60-100% (m/f/d)

Glattbrugg, Switzerland


Our growing company is looking for a talented Software Engineer to join the R&D team to co-develop in-house software that automates processes in our bio lab. As a successful company in a fast-growing market, we offer an exciting work environment in which you can take a lot of self-responsibility. 

With your work, you make a significant contribution to our success, and you get the opportunity to actively shape the software landscape. We offer an exciting work environment in an ambitious and smart team. Your ideas and participation are welcome, and you work autonomously and closely with our team of experts in various disciplines. 

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    Your challenge

    • Design and develop state-of-the-art user software that controls the lab automation and high-tech instruments 

    • Find and implement technical solutions in close collaboration with experts from various scientific disciplines 

    • Deliver application-ready platform features and extensions for internal users and customers 

    Your profile

    • Minimum two years software engineering experience with either C# or Java, or C++

    •  Educational background in computer science, software engineering or electrical engineering is of advantage

    • Familiar with Python and modern web UI frameworks such as angular or react 

    • Solid knowledge of software engineering practices and methods 

    • Ideally previous experience in the development of machine/ instrument control software 

    • You thrive working in an agile environment, with an accurate way of working and a pragmatic mentality 

    • Passion for software engineering 

    • You are committed to finding and independently implementing a sound solution when faced with a challenge 

    • Very good English skills (spoken and written), German is a plus 

    • Work eligibility in Switzerland: CH work permit/passport or passport from an EU or EFTA country 

    Our offer

    • Develop exciting new solutions for lab automation 

    • High degree of autonomy in driving projects forward 

    • Opportunity to take ownership of core solutions 

    • Join our experienced software team  

    • Dynamic high-tech environment 

    • Enjoy the advantages and success stories of a small and agile company 

    • Lively interaction with highly qualified colleagues from various disciplines 

    • Flexible working hours with flexibility to work from home depending on the project 

    • Small gaming and power-nap area 

    Your benefits

    Innovative spirit

    Innovation is part of our DNA. It is the foundation of our technology and success – we are pushing things further than one can imagine.

    Motivated team

    Great work can only be accomplished through teamwork. The passion and motivation of every team member is the fuel to achieve our goals. 

    Flexible working hours

    We believe you know best when you are most productive. For this reason, we do not have fixed working times.

    Great work-life balance

    We believe work-life balance is crucial to work productively over a long time. Therefore we encourage our employees to take care of it.

    25 days vacation

    Take a break when you need it most. Our employees enjoy 5 weeks of vacation and at Christmas, we give you 3 additional days off.

    Close to public transport

    Located in Glattbrugg, our office is just a 2 min walk away from all public transit Zurich has to offer. Tram, Bus, S-Bahn, Airport. We've got it all.

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    About us

    Since its invention, our FluidFM technology has enabled a community of more than 100 labs to go beyond conventional technological boundaries in cell biology, nanotechnology and biophysics. Our hollow FluidFM probes with apertures down to 300 nm enable novel applications; from improved CRISPR gene editing, fast single cell force spectroscopy, to precise single cell isolation and versatile nanoprinting - FluidFM opens a world of unprecedented possibilities for scientists around the globe.

    We are driven by our common goal to enhance societal health and well-being by accelerating science through our unique solutions.




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    Why should you join our team?

    Take the opportunity to help us actively shape our software landscape. We offer you varied and independent activities in a motivated team and live an open and constructive corporate culture.

    We are very flexible with regard to the arrangement of your working hours and offer attractive working and contractual conditions within the framework of a good work-life balance.

    Are you interested in supporting our dedicated team? Then apply now!

    We look forward to meeting you in person!

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