Vacancy – Software Engineer

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Luxinar has been at the forefront of laser technology for over 25 years and is a leading manufacturer of sealed carbon dioxide (CO2) laser sources up to 1000W and ultrashort pulse laser sources. To date, we have an installed base of over 25000 lasers worldwide.

Our science, innovation, rigour and commitment to proving business outcomes make us a trusted partner to organisations across the globe. Luxinar helps our customers win, and we need highly motivated people to join our dynamic team. We’re driven by being focused, assured, far-sighted, global and adventurous but we never forget our people.

Why work for us

  • Luxinar is an innovative market leader in the development of world class industrial laser products
  • We value our people; they are very much our most important asset
  • We are a diverse workforce of thinkers and doers
  • We operate globally from our purpose built, state-of-the-art facility within sight of the Humber Bridge near Hull, East Yorkshire
  • We encourage and facilitate personal growth and career development throughout the whole organisation
  • We take pride in what we do, having a collaborative approach with all our customers and partners

The role

This is a great opportunity to build a successful career in Software Engineering, solving complex engineering problems on a variety of development projects. We’re looking for people who are passionate about technology and want to expand their horizons in an exciting and fast-moving industry.

As a Software Engineer within Luxinar’s Technology and Innovation R&D team, you will be responsible for the development for embedded and desktop applications, working in our growing team of software and electronics engineers. You will be a creative and analytical problem solver used to challenges in both design and development.

You will be tasked with delivering customer and business solutions through a combination of product development, enhancements and improvements. You will also provide support and technical assistance to all areas of the business regarding software-related issues.

What you’ll need to bring

  • Preferably a minimum of 2 years’ experience in software engineering, ideally within a related environment
  • Degree qualified in an engineering, electronics, or a computer science-based subject
  • Excellent software engineering skills, with a solid foundation in C and/or C++
  • Experience with Python, Rust and Javascript is also desirable
  • Hands on experience of lab-based diagnostic tools and equipment
  • Experience of the following development environments
  • Embedded : ARM-based controllers, PIC, AVR and Arduino
  • Desktop :  Windows and Linux
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and spoken)

What we offer at Luxinar

  • A competitive salary that will grow with your career
  • An annual company bonus scheme, paid quarterly
  • The offer of private health care for yourself and family
  • Long-term sickness health insurance provisions
  • Free life assurance
  • Opportunities to train, develop and grow, as well as learning from talented colleagues
  • The flexibility of working remotely in accordance with Luxinar’s Hybrid Working policy
  • 25 days’ holiday as standard, plus additional service-related holidays
  • Additional day off on your birthday
  • The option to buy up to 5 extra days holiday
  • Free on-site parking and a cycle-to-work scheme
  • Possible relocation assistance for those moving to the area
  • Electric car salary sacrifice scheme


If you are interested, please send your CV together with a covering letter to our Recruitment team,, before the closing date of 23:59pm, Friday 14 June 2024.

Send your CV and a cover letter to: We are excited to hear from you!

Luxinar female employee in factory (close-up)
Luxinar female employee in factory (close-up)