Systems Engineer I

Exact Sciences   •  

Madison, WI

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Not Specified years

Posted 133 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Write software to control laboratory robotics and instrumentation
  • Write software to collect and analyze data
  • Work with assay development teams to integrate software control and instrumentation with assay processing
  • Test software, instrument and system designs
  • Investigate bugs and failures to meet performance goals
  • Assist with design of instrument and software systems
  • Prepare and present written and oral reports
  • Write and execute formal test plans
  • Work with human specimens following supplied training and protocols

Occasional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Some travel may be required.


Mandatory Skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency outside of classwork in programming of robotic or embedded systems
  • Ability to self-train in new programing languages
  • Strong observational and analytical skills
  • Statistical data analysis using Excel or JMP
  • Written and oral report presentation
  • Create and document design specifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, physical science, or related field, with emphasis on control of robotic or embedded systems through software.
  • Outstanding academic achievement with at least one year of work or extracurricular experience using robotics or embedded systems.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to use computers daily in an interactive manner for extended periods of time and up to 8 hours per day.
  • Ability to work at laboratory bench up to 6 hours at a time.
  • Ability to travel (by land and air), both domestically and internationally, on occasion.
  • Ability to frequently and accurately communicate with employees, customers, and vendors in person, via the telephone or by email.
  • Constant walking or motion to coordinate work and interact with co-workers.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis.