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Job #: R-00044861
Location: Bedfordshire, GB
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None

Description

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the Virtual Commissioning, Robotics, Vision & AI Systems Manager, the primary responsibility of this position is to support and lead the software development of multiple products and bespoke machine vision system application for the automotive, baggage/material handling and FMCG industries.

Key responsibilities will also include:

  • Leading creative thinking, generating and developing concepts that provide an original, appropriate and effective solutions.

  • Project managing the full Software development lifecycle starting from no code to installing and integrating the solution at the customer’s site.

  • R&D trials for customer requirements including camera, lighting, software and algorithm development.

  • Planning, organising and scoping projects of all sizes, delegating effectively to deliver on time and on budget.

  • Providing technical leadership and implementation guidance.

  • Development of best practices and training materials on the usage and authoring of work instructions within the team.

  • Ensuring resources are applied in an efficient and effective manner to meet delivery requirements while achieving quality and safety standards.

  • Ensuring team members follow defined standard procedures and comply with quality requirements.

  • Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, including engagement of external resources as required.

  • Undertake continuous improvement and training.

About you:

You will have a record of accomplishment as a “hands on” Vision Systems Engineer, together with proven experience of successfully developing and building software capability and best practices in machine vision technologies, coupled with:

  • BSc or equivalent in a technical discipline with proven experience in vision system technologies. 

  • Exceptional programming skills and software engineering principles with 5 or more years programming in at least one industry-standard language (C++, C#, C, Payton Java)

  • Advanced experience Programming in VBA & VB.NET.

  • Advanced Programming experience in MATLAB and Simulink

  • Industrial experience of developing and installing machine vision systems. (Halcon/MIL/OpenCV/Sherlock - advantageous).

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrate project management and/or maintenance, experience.

  • Strong computer skills required. Experience with MS Office and Project.

  • Understanding of robotic & PLC applications an advantageous.

  • Ability to read electrical drawings advantageous.

  • Ability to configure and diagnose computer IT networks.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a forward thinking company who are the leading integrator of machine vision and automation technologies, committed to helping companies to monitor, analyse and improve their production with automated machine vision inspection solutions, on a global basis.

Additional information: Applications will only be accepted from individuals who possess current eligibility to live and work within the EEA. Relocation is not an option for this role.

Leidos Security & Detections Systems is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

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