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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.

The Digital Science group of Thermo Fisher Science, located in Branford, Connecticut is seeking a Software Engineer to join our Software Development team. You will participate in all phases of product development, from definition and architecture and design, through implementation, debugging, and testing. Candidate should be a highly-motivated individual who thrives on the challenges of working in new environments with the latest technologies. Successful candidates should have strong organizational, communication and collaboration skills; and must have the ability to communicate with team members and customers.


  • Design, develop, and deploy high volume, cloud-based applications to support customer needs
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, well designed, and testable code
  • Codes software applications to adhere to designs supporting internal business requirements and external customers
  • Identify system bugs and bottlenecks, and resolve using effective solutions
  • Execute full lifecycle software development, contributing in all phases
  • To uphold Agile team organization using Scrum and Kanban in addition to a suite of Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)
  • Present ideas and recommendations that may have an impact on existing or future systems/applications, products, services or procedures and business processes
  • Strive to produce high-quality code with minimal defects. Actively seeks to minimize code and simplify architecture
  • Document findings and solutions
  • Provide Mentoring and Support for Junior team members as required.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or software related engineer program
  • Minimum 3 years of development experience with Java or C#
  • Experience with developing solutions with data storage in relation and non-relational databases
  • Development experience delivering consumer facing enterprise solutions
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • UNIX and shell scripting
  • Knowledge of the complete Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Hands on experience in writing well-organized and testable code
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Well organized individual with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Desire to learn new skills and improve existing ones


  • Experience working with an Entity-Attribute-Value (EAV) data model
  • Experience with distributed, cloud based architectures including Docker, Kubernetes, AMQP, service containerization, distributed architectures
  • Continuous integration and deployment (Jenkins, Gradle, SonarQube)
  • Experience with: Requirements engineering, UX, Mockups, Test Driven Development, Tomcat, Git, JSP, Database design, REST web services
  • Experience or interest in biotech or pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience with LIMS

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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