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Job ID :
59770BR
Location :
US - Texas - Austin
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Job Description
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How Will You Make an Impact?

Our multi-disciplinary team based in Austin, Texas, is looking for a key team member in the development of analytical instrumentation and software for life sciences, forensics, toxicology, and environmental analyses. As a part of the Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry Division at Thermo Fisher Scientific, your work will have real-world impact.

A Senior Software Engineer is required to advance the design, development, and integration of instrument control software for our mass spectrometry product portfolio. The successful candidate will be an experienced and motivated professional with a focus on the future. As a development lead, this position will require the ability to work independently, prioritize goals, oversee multiple code bases, and follow through on tasks to completion. This position reports directly to the Manager of Software Engineering.


What will you do?
  • Define system requirements based on market needs, evaluate development efforts, and perform design work as needed.
  • Develop instrument control software for mass spectrometers, autosamplers, gas chromatographs, and other scientific instruments.
  • Provide leadership in new product development and introduction (NPDI) projects
  • Assist in coordinating and conducting unit testing, design patterns, code reviews, and software verification to ensure the quality of developed software
  • Coordinate unit testing, design patterns, , code reviews, and software verification to ensure the quality of shipping instrument control code
  • Maintain detailed documentation and commentary on all work for software support and the preservation of the company’s intellectual property.
  • Troubleshoot and improve existing instrument control software
  • Communicate regularly with other stakeholders in the R&D team and other functional areas throughout Thermo Fisher.
  • Keep abreast of all developments: internal, technical, competitive, legal compliance and market related, in order to ensure that the company is pursuing the software technologies required to be competitive
How will you get there?

Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer science discipline with 8+ years of applicable experience, or an advanced degree with 6+ years of applicable experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Significant practical experience developing for Microsoft .NET using C#
  • Significant practical experience with SQL and XML
  • Demonstrated mastery of design and tools required in the role and associated industry standards and best practices.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Creativity with a focus on the future
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively
  • Ability to work in a diverse team of professionals
Demonstrated focus on customer experience and product quality

Desired Qualifications
  • Significant practical experience developing with C++, MFC, COM, and/or Python highly desirable
  • Knowledge and experience working with scientific instruments desirable
  • Chromatography and/or Mass Spectrometry experience desirable
  • Passion for continued learning and professional growth
Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement

This position has not been approved to provide relocation assistance.



About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.



Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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