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Senior Front End Developer (React) - Remote

Boston, Massachusetts | , Remote

On the R&D team, you’ll join 700 scientists, researchers, clinicians, software developers, data scientists and engineers who work in all phases of the product development lifecycle – including concept, planning, development and validation on new product launches and patents. Together, you’ll build next-generation solutions that contribute to food safety, diagnostic innovations, drug development, big data technologies and more. The future of environmental, human and life sciences is up to you.

  • Full Time
  • Minimal Travel

Success Profile

We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in R&D at PerkinElmer.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Innovative

Employee Quote

There is a deep mutual respect for each other’s skills and contributions. Whether it’s taking on a new process skill or a new software skill, we are always moving forward so you never get bored – that’s what makes it exciting even after 30 years.

Jay Ives, Sr. Manager, Spectroscopy R&D


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Location(s) Boston, Massachusetts, Remote Status Regular Job ID JR-028797

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.

Our dedicated team of about 16,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

PerkinElmer is a manufacturer of scientific instruments, reagents, and software to drive innovations in human and environmental health around the world. We are looking for a talented Senior Front End Developer (React) to join our Informatics team, building a product we call the Signals Data Factory.  The Signals Data Factory is a product which specializes in taking in many different forms of scientific data, transforming it (using Apache Spark), and making it searchable (using Elasticsearch) and analyzable via a variety of interfaces.  Its current use spans from early in the drug-discovery process to analyzing active clinical trial data. If you are looking to join a team of talented engineers and to contribute to delivering amazing, high impact, customer-focused features, this is a great opportunity.

You Will:

  • Build and maintain new, high impact functionality into the Signals Data Factory

  • Work on an intuitive approach to defining data transformation via a UI

  • Create secure, performant interfaces and services

  • Work with AWS services and cloud technologies

  • Collaborate with fellow team members on priorities, specifications, and feature implementation

  • Craft well-documented, reusable, and testable code

  • Work on a system capable of processing petabytes of data

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years Experience with modern front-end development

  • Experience with React.js and its core principles

  • Experience with HTML/CSS

  • Proven User Experience and User Interface Design

  • Experience collaborating with Product Management to understand product requirements and turn them into buildable user experiences

  • Design and Communication of Technical Design Choices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • Experience with a variety of design tools such as: Primary Figma and Axure

  • Experience with making Node.js based APIs

  • Experience with cloud-hosting at one of the top-3 providers

  • Angular.js

  • Mocha/Sinon

  • Kubernetes, Rancher and Docker​


PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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