Robotics Software Engineer

About us

Sagentia Innovation is a science and engineering company that offers product advisory and development services driven by insight and invention. With expertise spanning the medical, food and beverage, consumer, defence, industrial systems, chemicals and energy sectors, our goal is to help every client identify the best opportunities for growth. When we work with our clients, they see us as their partners. Their success is vital to us, and we are genuinely excited and delighted when they select us to be part of their journey to research and develop.

We are involved in a variety of exciting software and product development projects. Examples include the development of mixed reality applications for pre- and post-surgery assessments, surgical robots for minimally invasive surgery, pre-natal non-invasive testing, advanced agricultural machinery for targeted pesticide delivery, mobile apps for implantable devices and many others.

We have dozens of projects in the medical, industrial, food and beverage, and consumer sectors from some of the world’s leading and best-known brands where you can make a genuine impact.

Job Overview

In this role, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and implement innovative software solutions that integrate with robotics systems.


  • Design and develop software applications and algorithms for robotics systems using modern OO languages (C# and C++) or embedded code (C)
  • Collaborating with electronics, mechanical and systems engineers to integrate software with hardware components and robotics platforms
  • Writing technical design documentation


  • Experience in software development, with a focus on robotics or autonomous systems.
  • Proficiency in modern OO languages (C# and C++) or embedded code (C).
  • Experience with robotics frameworks and middleware

Skills/Personal Qualities: 

  • A desire to push for continuous improvement and deliver quality software
  • An enthusiasm for working collaboratively as part of a team including using test-driven development
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable qualifications

  • Good academic track record with a degree or postgraduate qualification in computer science or engineering.
  • Previous experience in working in a technology consultancy company

A Day in the Life

While you will be expected to be hands-on with the code, you will have the opportunity to be involved in defining the solution architecture, setting technical standards, and researching new approaches and technology options.

Projects range in length anywhere from a couple of months to a couple of years. Typical projects will use a talented and collaborative cross-disciplinary team that provides insight into best practice product development in electronics design, mechanical design, software design and of course product/software design.

Your work will be based at our Sagentia Innovation offices in Harston, Cambridge with opportunities for short travel to client sites in Europe or USA. You will enjoy a fast-paced environment in which we solve a variety of challenges for different clients.


You will be offered a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package.

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