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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. 


Job Title:  Software Developer
Reports To:  Software Development Manager
Group/Division:  Analytical Instruments Group/Informatics & Chromatography Software
Career Band:  6
Job Track: Professional
Position Location:  Altrincham, UK

Position Summary: 
The Software Developer is a member of a Software Development Team based at Thermo offices in Alrtincham, South Manchester. The Software Engineer is an all-ecompassing role and performs all aspects of Software Development including programming, system design, code review, design review, unit testing, and integration testing for desktop Laboratory Information Management Systems.

Essential Job Functions and Accountabilities:
  • Hands on Software Development of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s software products.
  • Participate as a team member on product release projects.
  • Work with Support to address customer issues.
  • Effectively apply project methodology and standards.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Proven experience in .NET including C#.
  • Experience of and effective at expressing and exchanging ideas, concepts and designs in a group setting.
  • Experience of working within an international team
  • The candidate should have a track record of achievement and delivering on significant responsibilities in a timely fashion.
  • Requires little supervision.
  • Flexible during times of change.
  • Experience of working in a dynamic, flexible environment.
  • Additional qualifications designated by the hiring manager.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with OO design principles and UML.
  • Familiarity and experience with SOA concepts.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft and Oracle software technologies in the desktop application, client-server, n-tier and/or networking sectors, including .NET.
  • Experience in an applicable business domain (LIMS, Chromatography, Pharmaceutical R&D, laboratory).
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience, in the IT industry.
  • Proven experience in .NET including C#.
  • Experience developing commercial software products.
  • Experience working within a distributed, international team.
  • Experience of team software development with working knowledge of unit testing, source code control, defect tracking, and version management.
  • Experience of developing web-based applications using Visual Studio, ASP.NET MVC, HTML5, JavaScript, and jQuery. Knowledgeable about open source JavaScript libraries.
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably related to engineering or software development or equivalent work experience, in the IT industry.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Recruiter: charlotte.goodwin@thermofisher.com


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