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Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

At Brooks, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with novel thinking and collaborative work relationships.

All we accomplish is grounded in our core values of World Class, Empowered, Accountable, Respectful, Engaged.

Senior Software Engineer

Job Description

Brooks is a growing, fast-paced technology leader of automation solutions which support the dynamic and expanding semiconductor and life sciences lab markets. At Brooks, new ideas, technologies, and ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer-focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and collaborate with one another to achieve new heights. LAS, Laboratory Automation Solutions, specialises in the manufacture of compact, innovative benchtop automation for optimising pre- and post-analytical workflows in pathology and analytical laboratories, and has installations worldwide. We are searching for our next Senior Software Engineer as we accelerate our growth journey. ​

What you’ll do:

  • Develop application software for new and legacy products to interface with control systems and information systems, and perform self-diagnostics,

  • Collaborate with cross-functional engineering team, product management, and customers to define new or improve on product features,

  • ​Develop and communicate software requirements and design changes to peers,

  • ​Identify, prioritise and execute tasks in the software development life cycle,

  • Ensure that designs are fit for purpose and meet cost, quality, compliance and schedule requirements,

  • ​​Ensure reliable and high-quality software through development and automated testing best practices,

  • ​Support manufacturing and our Customer Solutions Group in investigating and troubleshooting field issues (remote or on-site),

  • ​Participate in team reviews on specifications on code, on documentation and on test-cases,

  • ​Supervise the Development of high-quality software design and architecture,

  • Work with management and senior leaders to keep projects on track,

  • ​Mentor entry-level engineers,

  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and new technologies and presenting these for architectural review.


What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or similar technical degree,

  • ​8+ years experience with software design and development for Innovative Solutions,

  • ​Experience programming in C++ for control systems (Windows and Linux),

  • Demonstrable experience with SQL, Python, JavaScript, or similar scripting language is beneficial,

  • Experience with Linux would be seen as favourable,

  • Experience with continuous integration (eg Jenkins) would be desirable,

  • ​Some experience in UX design is desirable,

  • Familiarity with cybersecurity best practices or UL 2900,

  • Experience with distributed control systems and unit/integration/system testing is a plus,

  • ​Excellent written and verbal communication skills,

  • ​Excellent critical thinking, diagnosis and problem solving skills,

  • Demonstrable ability to work autonomously and consistently deliver results,

  • ​A strong team player. ​​

What we offer: ​​​

  • ​Exciting career opportunities await you in a growing company.

  • ​An attractive salary.

  • ​Flexible working arrangements

  • ​Access to health and wellness programs

  • ​You will receive a detailed induction.​​

Brooks is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace and proudly serves as an equal-opportunity employer. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Diversity enhances our innovative capabilities and strengthens our ability to serve our customers and communities effectively. At Brooks Automation, we celebrate the unique experiences and perspectives each individual brings, believing they are essential to our collective success. Join us in building a workplace where every team member is valued and can thrive.

For applicants with disabilities requiring accommodations, don't hesitate to get in touch with HR.Recruiting@brooks.com or call +1 (978) 262-2400 to discuss your needs.

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