Applications Engineer

Job title : Applications Engineer
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Woking
Sectors :
Salary : £30000.00 - £45000 per annum
Start date : ASAP
Job Reference : SYN3638a_1706273499
Contact name : Zac Pyne
Contact email :

Applications Engineer / Woking / To £45k

Are you an accomplished Applications Engineer seeking a new challenge? An exceptional opportunity has arisen with a prestigious company based near to Woking, Surrey. This role plays a pivotal part in the team, collaborating closely with Design, Quality, and Marketing Departments. The company, recognized for excellence in manufacturing and technology, focuses on developing markets for innovative next generation optical systems.

As a key member of the team, you will contribute not only to technical aspects but also directly to sales and business development, providing significant customer-facing opportunities in the UK and overseas. Reporting to the VP, this role promises a dynamic and empowering work environment.

Location / Hours

This is a full-time, permanent position near Woking, with a standard working week of 40 hours (Monday to Friday 08:00 am to 4.30 pm with a 30-minute lunch break), with flexibility along with the companies' core working hours policy. Overseas travel is required, with 6 - 10 trips a year on average.


  • Previous experience within Applications Engineering / Pre-Sales Engineering or Software Engineering
  • Level of Understanding of digital imaging / camera optics
  • Understanding of Software programming (professional or academic) in any of; C#, JavaScript, C++ or Python
  • Experience with issues tracking/planning tools (such as JIRA, Trello etc) would be beneficial
  • Hands on approach to testing/configuring hardware and software
  • Customer facing experience in either technical support / technical sales
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable working within a medical environment and viewing surgical procedures

Salary & Benefits

As an Applications Engineer, you will earn a competitive salary up to £45k (depending on experience) plus benefits including;

  • Additional production bonus, paid monthly equating to roughly 3% - 4% of basic salary)
  • Free on-site gym
  • Free on-site parking
  • BUPA private medical insurance with minimal contributions (after 6 months service)
  • 24 days holiday + BH
  • Sick Pay (subject to 6 months service)
  • Life insurance equivalent to 2 years basic salary (after 6 months service)

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