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Software Development Jobs in Life Sciences

Opportunities in the Life Sciences Sector for Software Developers

An unwelcome trend has emerged over the past number of months for software developers working in the tech industry. That trend is one of job cuts, tech companies scaling down investment plans, and general uncertainty. This is resulting in many developers looking for alternative career options. The life sciences sector is not just an option, …

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Celebrating the many fathers working at SL Controls ahead of International Men's Day

Celebrating Fathers at SL Controls Ahead of International Men’s Day

Tomorrow is International Men’s Day, an event focused on celebrating and highlighting positive male role models as well as raising awareness of the importance of wellbeing in the lives of men and boys. To mark International Men’s Day, we are celebrating the many fathers who work at SL Controls, exploring how they juggle home and …

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SL Controls' Fiona Chung Inspiring Students About STEM Career Opportunities

SL Controls’ Fiona Chung Inspiring Students About STEM Career Opportunities

SL Controls Validation Engineer Fiona Chung will be joining other STEM advocates (including an Irish astronaut candidate) this evening at an event promoting careers in STEM. The event, which is part of Science Week 2022, is organised by medical device company Abbott and is being held at the Atlantic Technological University in Sligo. Fiona will …

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The Importance of Integration in the Factory of the Future – a Priority Topic at Pharma MES

Technology and pharmaceutical industry leaders came together this month at the Pharma MES conference to discuss, among other things, the development of the Factory of the Future. SL Controls CTO Paul Clarke was involved, hosting discussions on the importance of integration in the development of Smart Factories Pharma MES took place in Berlin, Germany, from …

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SL Controls Company Outing 2022

Three Legged Races and Sack Races – Team Building Activities Old-School

In the first in-person company outing since before the Covid-19 pandemic, the SL Controls team went back to school on Friday. Well, back to old-school sports day. The location was Willow Park FC in Athlone where the team-building activities included three-legged races, sack races, wheelbarrow races, and a tug of war. There was also a …

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Reflecting on 10 Weeks of Teaching a Class of Primary School Children About Engineering

Reflecting on 10 Weeks of Teaching a Class of Primary School Children About Engineering

Over the past few months, we have been following two SL Controls engineers as they delivered a STEAM educational initiative to a 5th class in Strandhill National School. The 10-week programme was devised by STEAM, an organisation that aims to inspire children about science, technology, engineering, the arts, and maths. STEAM partners with companies like …

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Case Study: Successfully Integrating Production Equipment with New PAS-X MES Implementation

Case Study: Successfully Integrating Production Equipment with New PAS-X MES Implementation

The Project The project outlined in this case study involved integrating the PAS-X MES platform into a customer’s production line. The customer is in the life sciences sector. SL Controls’ parent company, NNIT, was the lead on the project. NNIT provided full support for the integration process, including scoping, design, deployment, and validation. The first …

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Renaming the SL Controls HR Department – Why and What it Means

Renaming the SL Controls HR Department – Why and What it Means

The HR function in companies like SL Controls has evolved considerably. The traditional style of HR was largely focused on compliance and recruitment. Both areas are still incredibly important, but modern companies now have a much broader range of requirements. As a result, we recently began an exercise to clarify the list of activities that …

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Striving for Gender Equality on International Women in Engineering Day 2022

Striving for Gender Equality on International Women in Engineering Day 2022

Today is International Women in Engineering Day, an annual event to celebrate women working in the field of engineering. It is also an opportunity to encourage more women to consider engineering as a career, as well as encouraging all stakeholders in the industry to do more to achieve gender equality. After all, engineering remains a …

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