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IBEX is a safe and friendly place to work where we take pride in our jobs and are excited by the innovative and creative work we do. The environment may be demanding and challenging but our staff are all positive and supportive and act with high levels of integrity and mutual respect. And importantly - we have a lot of fun!

Sales Applications Engineer

Sales Applications Engineer

Posted 15th May 2017

BEX Innovations Limited (IBEX) is a rapidly growing technology business, focused on the commercialisation of a patented X-ray detector technology for medical and industrial imaging markets. IBEX technology works with existing X-ray detectors to generate additional materials information that can be used to improve the diagnostic value of medical imaging and deliver improved detection of defects and impurities in industrial applications.

The IBEX technology brings together a wide range of disciplines including X-ray physics, engineering, statistics and software development. IBEX is a stimulating and friendly place to work where we take pride in our jobs and are excited by the innovative and creative work we do. The work environment is demanding and challenging but our staff are positive and supportive and act with high levels of integrity and mutual respect.

The company is now looking to employ a Sales Application Engineer to help drive commercialisation of the technology in medical and industrial X-ray imaging markets. The ideal candidate will be a physical sciences or engineering graduate with several years experience in a customer-facing technical role. Relevant experience with X-ray imaging applications, particularly medical imaging and the ability to code in Matlab would be a significant advantage.

The role requires an energetic individual capable of “getting things done” with minimal day-to-day management. The successful candidate will be expected to show high levels of commitment and responsibility in their job.

Location:

Netpark, Sedgefield, County Durham, UK

The Role

Reporting to the CEO, the Sales Applications Engineer will play a key role in the commercialisation of IBEX Technology and in guiding future technology and product development to meet customer needs. The primary functions of the role will be to:

  • Work with the CEO and Applications Team to identify commercial opportunities in medical and industrial markets, including attendance at scientific conferences and trade shows
  • Promote the IBEX technology to prospective and existing customers and match IBEX capabilities to identified customer needs
  • Undertake demonstrations of the IBEX technology to prospective and existing customers at both IBEX and customer facilities
  • Perform data collection, analysis, report preparation and presentations to customers
  • Develop strong relationships with prospective customers and assist the CEO in the closure of sales opportunities
  • Be an individual contributor to the development of new capabilities and applications to meet identified but unmet customer needs
  • Input the customer perspective into product and technology roadmaps and software specifications
  • Provide applications support to existing customers as required.

 

Core competencies and qualities

  • Strong practical scientific and engineering skills
  • Excellent technical writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships with prospective and existing customers
  • An excellent working knowledge of technical sales and customer relationship management processes
  • Good working knowledge of scientific programming (for example Matlab, Fortran, R)
  • Able to readily adapt to new tasks and changing priorities

 

Education and skills

  • Minimum degree-level in a relevant physical science or engineering discipline
  • Industrial experience in a customer-facing technical role, preferably in a related field
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Powerpoint and good working use of Excel and Access

 

Human Interaction Skills

  • The Sales Application Engineer is expected to take a collaborative and constructive approach to their interaction with other staff members, at all times to maintain high levels of professional integrity and to be a positive role model to other employees by conducting themselves in a manner consistent with the Company’s Values.

 

Additional skills and qualities which would be beneficial

  • Competence in Matlab programming
  • Skills and experience in statistical methods
  • Experience of X-ray imaging methods and applications
  • Direct experience of medical X-ray imaging methods and markets would be an advantage

 

Salary and benefits:

Salary:

  

Commensurate with skills and experience

Benefits:

  

IBEX operates a flexible benefits scheme, including pension, life insurance and the choice of a third flexible benefit.

Share Options:

  

Share Options are available following the successful completion of a three-month probationary period

 

 

If you think you are the person we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you. Please send a CV and covering letter to our Office Manager Lisa March at l.march@ibexinnovations.co.uk

A PDF version of this vacancy can be downloaded here.

Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Posted 27th April 2017

IBEX Innovations Limited is a rapidly growing technology business, focused on the commercialisation of a patented X-ray detector technology for medical, security and industrial imaging markets. Our X-ray detector technology dramatically improves the quality of information available in an X-ray image, delivering increased safety and efficiency through improved detection of defects and impurities.

The technology brings together a wide range of disciplines including X-ray physics, engineering, statistics and software development. We are looking for a Software Engineer to join the team to help bring this technology to market. The ideal candidate will have experience of developing software to commercial quality.

This position offers an excellent opportunity to apply your skills to real world problems and to be part of successful and rapidly expanding start-up company. The role will primarily be focused on translating the IBEX technology and associated research into high quality, customer-facing software products.

The primary responsibilities of the role will be:

  • Developing software using C++ and C# on Windows through Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 and later
  • Translating and optimizing algorithms and scientific processes developed in MATLAB to C++ code
  • Creating high quality software libraries and GUI applications with documentation
  • Ensuring software quality through relevant test strategies and code quality tools
  • Software versioning and delivery using application lifecycle management tools such as GitHub, TFS, TeamCity

 

Candidates must possess the following essential skills and experience:

  • Minimum degree-level in a software engineering or computer science discipline;  alternatively a mathematics based discipline with strong commercial software development experience using relevant languages and tools
  • Excellent C++ and C# programming skills
  • An understanding of modern software development methodologies, patterns, and practices
  • Experience of static code analysis, test coverage tools
  • Solid Mathematics knowledge particularly geometry, vectors, matrices, statistics
  • Knowledge of MATLAB (from academia or employment)

 

The following skills and experience would be of benefit:

  • Parallel programming using GPU’s (CUDA/OpenCL), multi-core CPU’s, and threads
  • Working knowledge of UNIX/Linux and associated shell scripting languages (Python, Bash)
  • An awareness of C/C++ compilers beyond Visual Studio, e.g. MinGW, DJGPP, Cygwin.
  • Knowledge of image processing techniques
  • Levels of scientific and technical understanding that allow effective communication with the rest of the business
  • Previous experience of writing software or working within an FDA/IEC62304/ISO compliant framework

 

In return IBEX can offer the candidate an exciting career with the following benefits:

Salary:  

 

Competitive salary based on experience.

Benefits:  

 

IBEX operates a flexible benefits scheme including pension, life insurance and the choice of a third flexible benefit.

Share Options:  

 

Share options are available following successful completion of a three month probationary period.

 

 

If you think you are the person we are looking for then we would love to hear from you. Please send a CV and covering letter to Lisa March, Office Manager via email: l.march@ibexinnovations.co.uk.

A PDF version of this vacancy can be downloaded here.

Speculative Applications

Speculative Applications

We are always happy to hear from talented people who think they have what it takes to be part of our team. If you have a skillset that doesn't fit any of our current vacancies or if we don't currently have any vacancies then please get in touch and send your CV to careers@ibexinnovations.co.uk