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Software Engineer - Machine Control

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Software Engineer - Machine Control

SOFTWARE ENGINEER – MACHINE CONTROL
(Job Reference Number: QSCH2016JB256)
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 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 prove 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:

§ Maintenance and setup of new control hardware (e.g. PLC, FPGA, I/O, Industrial PC) and development environments,
including coordination with component manufacturers and suppliers.
§ Creation and maintenance of control software architecture for complex, 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: understanding the requirements
and operation of all machine subs-systems, creating and executing work-plan, 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: 5+ years of experience in industrial machine control SW development
Travel: Up to 20%
Technical skills: Strong coding skills in parallel and asynchronous designs. Strong understanding of SW engineering concepts
and development methodologies, strong 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
www.qualysense.com

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
www.qualysense.com