Global Graphics Software
Smart software components for Print OEMs and ISVs

Field Applications Engineer - SmartDFE Integration Specialist

Location: Cambourne, Cambridgeshire, UK / Remote
Job Type: Full-time

About us

At Global Graphics Software we are pioneering the future of digital printing with our state-of-the-art SmartDFE product line. Designed to revolutionize industrial inkjet printing, SmartDFE provides an unparalleled printing software solution that integrates seamlessly into existing systems, delivering speed, efficiency, and quality.

Global Graphics Software is a member of Hybrid Software Group PLC, a publicly-traded company. Hybrid Software Group is the heartbeat of industrial inkjet printing.

The role

We are seeking a dedicated and dynamic Field Applications Engineer to join our Technical Services team. This role is pivotal in assisting OEM and Print Engineers to seamlessly integrate and effectively use our SmartDFE products. As a bridge between our technology and our customers, you will ensure our partners can leverage SmartDFE capabilities to the fullest, accelerating their time to market with innovative printing solutions.


  • Provide in-depth technical support and guidance for the integration and use of SmartDFE products.
  • Collaborate with OEM and Print Engineers, offering hands-on assistance to ensure successful implementation and optimization of our technology.
  • Conduct on-site or remote training sessions for clients, emphasizing product capabilities, color management, halftone screening, and basic Linux networking.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive technical documentation and support materials.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to SmartDFE integration and performance.
  • Design and implement sample code.
  • Continuously update and improve your knowledge of print engineering technologies, including advancements in color management and screening.
  • Engage in proactive communication with the R&D team to relay customer feedback and contribute to product enhancements.


  • Proven track record in software engineering, or related field.
  • Strong foundation in engineering principles with a passion for continuous learning and personal projects in the engineering domain.
  • Proficient in programming languages such as C, C++, or C#, with a keen understanding of Agile software development practices.
  • Proven experience in customer-facing roles, with exceptional communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with colour management processes, halftone screening techniques, and basic Linux networking (e.g., configuring folder shares and ports).
  • Ability to travel as required to provide on-site support and training to our customers.
  • Experience in the print industry is a plus, but not required.
  • Industrial machinery experience with OPCUA knowledge would be useful.

Personal attributes

  • A genuine passion for engineering, constantly engaged in personal projects that challenge and expand your skillset.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, capable of conveying complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • A problem-solver at heart, with a proactive approach to identifying and addressing challenges.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and skills.
  • Generous 9% non-contributory pension scheme.
  • Income protection and Life assurance.
  • Comprehensive private medical cover for you and your family.
  • Flexible working hours and holiday plan.
  • Profit share scheme.
  • Free parking.
  • Free breakfast and fruit.
  • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this role and your passion for engineering. Include any relevant projects or achievements that demonstrate your skills and interests in the field. Emails to

We look forward to hearing from innovative engineers ready to make a significant impact in the digital printing world with SmartDFE.

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