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Junior Software Engineer - Machine Control

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Junior Software Engineer - Machine Control


(Job Reference Number: QSCH2016JB254)

Location: Switzerland, Zurich-Glattbrugg Date: Sept 2016

Join the QualySense journey

QualySense, a young Swiss company, is reinventing the global soft commodity market by pioneering the proprietary QSorter®

technology, a sophisticated high-speed single-kernel robot, which measures the compositional and physical quality of each grain

and sorts it accordingly. The QSorter is the result of outstanding R&D in the field of sensing, mechatronics, biochemistry, data

processing and life science along with world-known partners such as the United States Department of Agriculture, EMPA,

Agroscope, and ETH. The QSorter analyzes grains at very high speed by means of Near Infrared spectroscopy and 2D/3D

imaging. The company, founded in 2010, has been awarded a number of prestigious prizes. We commit to bringing excellence

in nutrition, health and safety to people all over the world and we are looking for talents that can help us achieving our mission.

(Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OF8exqmmsl8).

Challenge description

As Junior Software Engineer you will be a member of the Control Software Team within the QualySense R&D Department,

reporting to the team leader. You will work in a team of talented engineers and work integrating multiple technologies into a

single platform. As part of a multi-disciplinary development effort, you will contribute with your skills, knowledge and experience

in working with control hardware, interfacing, control software architecture, development and building of actual code. You will

utilize modern development methodologies and tools to create high quality, robust and maintainable software. The position

offers an excellent opportunity to improve your engineering skills, to be part of a successful startup and, most importantly, to

work in a fun environment.

A market competitive salary plus bonus incentives for individual and team achievements are part of the job offer.

Major Tasks:

§ Developing and extending control hardware (e.g. FPGA, I/O, Industrial PC) and development environments.

§ Extending and building upon complex architectures for modern industrial mechatronic equipment.

§ Building and maintaining machine control software: coding, testing, deployment, troubleshooting and documentation.

§ Following a structured work approach in close cooperation with all team members: creating and executing work-plans,

documenting results.

Your climbing kit

Education: B.Sc. Degree in Software, Electrical or Electronics Engineering, Advanced degrees (M.Sc. or PhD.) are a plus

Programming: Required skills: LabVIEW

Desired skills: C/C++ or PLC

Experience: 2+ years of experience in commercial SW development projects

Travel: Up to 20%

Technical skills: Strong interest in coding for parallel and asynchronous designs. Understanding of SW engineering concepts

and development methodologies, understanding of electrical interfacing of control hardware, reading electrical

schematics, knowledge of sensors and actuators used in mechatronic equipment.

Soft skills: Good presentation and communication skills. Cooperative team player and also independent in carrying on

the tasks, learning new things, solving problems. Taking ownership of the task. Willing to work in a highly

dynamic, entrepreneurial and demanding start-up environment.

Languages: Fluency in English. Knowledge of German is an asset.

Permit: EU/EFTA citizens or valid Swiss working permit

QualySense AG - Unterrietstrasse 2A, 8152 Glattbrugg Switzerland


How to join our team

1. Are you able to analyze problems and implement solutions?

2. Do challenges motivate you?

3. Are you a born entrepreneur?

4. Do you have passion and dedication to innovate the food world?

5. Are you a citizen of the world and enjoy being part of an international team?

If you have answered YES to all questions above, then you have high chances to be part of our team. Send your complete

application in PDF format (including motivation letter, CV, copies of degrees, reference letters, and any relevant documents) or

inquiries to jobs@qualysense.com mentioning the job reference number on top of this page. Application must be written in

English. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

QualySense AG - Unterrietstrasse 2A, 8152 Glattbrugg Switzerland