Careers at Synoptics


Synbiosis International Distribution Manager

Synoptics Ltd, a dynamic, expanding company supplying advanced digital image processing and analysis systems to international markets, has an opportunity for an individual to join the Synbiosis division with responsibility for sales of all products across Europe.  The role would be ideally suited to an individual with a scientific background, preferably Microbiology, and some existing sales & distribution management experience.

Job Description:

  • To sell, promote and manage Synbiosis products, mainly focusing in Europe
  • To work as part of the Synoptics sales and marketing team in product development and promotion
  • Set targets for distributors
  • Grow sales in all regions
  • Achieve sales budgets
  • Train, promote, encourage and potentially replace distributors
  • Requirement to travel regularly to train/promote products with distributors
  • Up to 50% of time traveling overseas with distributors
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate for the role

Skills required:

  • 2-3 years’ experience working in a Microbiology/Scientific Environment
  • PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Strong communication skills
  • Sales and Distributor management desired but not essential
  • Travel as and when needed

If you are interested, please email your CV to


Development Engineer

Synoptics are looking for a bright and enthusiastic software developer to work on both new and existing software packages, working with various cameras and bespoke hardware. Our products are mainly written in C# (.Net 2.0 to .Net 3.5) utilising our range of .Net components (written in C++).

Reporting to the R & D Manager 


  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft .Net 2.0 or later using C# is required.
  • A passion and talent for developing software.
  • Able to manage own workload and meet deadlines.
  • A strong communicator with good interpersonal skills along with a good standard of written English.

The following skills would be advantageous:

  • Any experience with WPF/XAML.
  • Any knowledge/experience of Image analysis.
  • Knowledge and working experience of Microsoft SQL Server and Transact SQL.
  • Any knowledge of C++.
  • Experience in developing user interfaces.
  • Knowledge and experience of using a form of source control (e.g. VSS/SVN).
  • Any experience of NUnit. 

If you are interested, please email your CV to


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