Software Application Engineer

Bright Machines

Bright Machines

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021
The only way to ignite change is to build the best team. At Bright Machines®, we’re innovators and experts in our craft who have joined together to create a new category of manufacturing that will help transform the industry. We believe software and data are the answer, thoughtfully applied to solve our customers’ unique challenges. Through intelligent automation, we give factories newfound flexibility, scalability, and resilience. We deliver products to meet the demands of today while building a platform to take advantage of what comes next.
Working with us means you’ll have the opportunity to make lasting, impactful changes for our company and our customers. If you’re ready to apply your exceptional skills to create the factory of the future, we’d love to speak with you.
At Bright Machines our mission is to help companies manufacture more products, at a higher-quality and lower cost; by connecting individual machines to an intelligent software layer, we hope to usher in the next wave of industrial automation.
Let's disrupt an industry. It will be fun.
We are looking for a top-notch Software Application Engineer specializing in robotics programming to be a part of our automation team.


  • Software architecture and design
  • APIs and integration with ERP, shop-floor management systems and machine controls (PLCs, drivers, robot controllers, industrial communications protocols)
  • Collaborate with IT (interfaces, security, company standards)
  • Automatic data gathering, statistics, analytics and representation through reports and dashboards
  • Create and maintain related controlled documentation
  • Support system commissioning, qualification and de-bugging
  • Manage software configuration control and release


  • BSc degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in: multi-disciplinary systems and multi-software platforms
  • Industrial automation and industrial equipment controls, manufacturing process
  • PLC/IPC logic and programming, troubleshooting and configuration with industry leading vendors (Beckhoff, Modicon, Keyence, Siemens, Omron, Mitsubishi, Toshiba, Aromat)
  • Serial & Bus Communication protocols: e.g. Ethernet/Profinet, RS232/422/485, Modbus, CAN Open, IO-Link, EtherCAT, Profibus, TCP/IP and others
  • Robotics programming: Fanuc, Nachi, Epson, Kuka, Denso
  • Technical savvy, system oriented, great aptitude to machines, processes and controls
  • Love to work in a dynamic environment
  • Capable of analyzing, de-bugging and solving complex problems
  • Team player
  • Kubernetes Based
  • Linux Knowledge
  • Proficient in programming


  • Great communicator
  • Passionate and creative, hands-on, love to code
  • Well organized, pays attention to detail, methodical
  • English at a high level (written and oral)


  • You are customer obsessed
  • You believe in the power of a team, diversity of thought, and unity of action
  • You always act with integrity, keep your commitments, and practice transparency
  • You think boldly, lead with courage, and demand the highest standards
  • You drive for results and act like an owner
Be Bright.
We’re disruptors, innovators and dreamers who aren’t afraid to challenge what’s possible.
At Bright Machines we bring intelligence to the factory, enabling manufacturers to effortlessly and autonomously build physical products. Our intelligent, Software-Defined Manufacturing brings automation, greater clarity, flexibility and speed to the manufacturing process. Our global teams combine the best in robotics and software with machine learning and computer vision to deliver solutions that will transform an industry. Come join us!
We've been recognized as a BloombergNEF 2020 Pioneer for shining a light on how factories can decrease their carbon footprint with today’s advanced automation technology. #BNEFPioneers
Bright Machines included in CB Insights list of 50 future unicorns (companies that they think will eventually be valued at $1B or more).
We’re looking for people who believe they can personally help modernize a global industry and want to work alongside passionate teammates who share their vision. As a global company working toward a common goal, we have a highly collaborative and inclusive approach to work, striking a balance between celebrating team success and focusing on individual growth.
We exist to transform the way things are made. Join us on the journey.
Bright Machines was named a “Technology Pioneer” by the World Economic Forum, one of “America’s Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies” by Forbes, and an Inc. “Best in Business” winner.