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Senior Back End Developer - Remote

Guelph, Canada

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Location Guelph, OntarioCA Job ID JR-030162

PerkinElmer is building exciting new products around Clinical Analytics. We are solving many difficult problems that enable researchers to discover new drug therapies more efficiently and clinicians to pinpoint safety issues quickly.

Our innovative solutions utilize cloud platforms, Big Data technologies, persona-based workflows and visual analytics tools to enable scientists to interact with data on demand resulting in accelerated decision-making.

We are a fast-moving team looking for a Senior Back End Developer with a passion for creating software and impactful products. We work in small teams in an agile manner. This will require collaboration in a team environment to collaborate with UX/UI designers, DevOps, and fellow engineers to implement innovative features and components for our cloud-based Clinical SaaS products.

The ideal candidate has worked on complex, microservice-based, distributed architecture SaaS products and will be comfortable with a variety of technologies and frameworks. They have a proven track record of delivering exceptional solutions and have strong hands-on experience designing, coding, and building applications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years designing, developing, and delivering software products and components

  • 3+ years experience in building event-based applications in a cloud environment (AWS, Azure, GCP)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent

  • Experience developing microservices in an event-based, distributed architecture

  • Programming language proficiency in C# , Java

  • Proficiency building microservices .NET Core or Java/JVM frameworks (Vert.x)

  • Proficiency building RESTful APIs

  • Proficiency in application containerization platforms such as Docker / Kubernetes

  • Proficiency with messaging systems and protocols (RabbitMQ, Kafka)

  • Experience building products / application components with AWS services (Route53, ECS, ALB, Lambda, AmazonMQ, S3)

  • Proficiency with CI/CD tooling for building pipelines or automation jobs (Jenkins, Atlassian, TeamCity)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • Excellent work ethic and desire to learn and take on new challenges

  • Practical experience working within an agile methodology (Scrum)

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Data Visualization and Analytics platforms (Tibco Spotfire)

  • Experience with Python

  • Experience with React, Angular

  • Experience with SIEM, log aggregators (Sumo Logic, Elastic Search)

  • Experience with (APM) Application Monitoring Platforms (Instana, New Relic, Data Dog)

  • Experience in clinical, bioinformatics or other health sciences


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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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