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Senior Front End Developer

Guelph, Canada

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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Health and Wellness Programs

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Tuition Reimbursement
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Maternity and
Paternity Leave

Paid Holidays and
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Life and Disability
Insurance

Work/Life Balance

Responsibilities

Location(s) Guelph, Canada Status Regular Job ID JR-019672

We are looking for a talented Senior Front End Software Engineer to join our Software Platforms Team, building our next generation applications. You will be focused on the front-end design and development of our Laboratory & Workflow Automation product, helping turn user requirements into an easy to use and elegant application designed for the scientific community. If you are looking to join an international team of talented engineers, UI/UX designers, and product managers, and to contribute to delivering amazing, high impact, customer-focused features, this is a great opportunity.

We are seeking an expert TypeScript Developer, with 5 - 7 years of experience; and proficient with React. Your primary focus will be on developing user interface components and implementing them following well-known React workflows (such as Redux, RxJS). You will ensure that these components and the overall application are robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important.

Responsibilities

  • Developing new user-facing features using React

  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for Enterprise SaaS applications

  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code

  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers

Basic Qualifications

  • Expert Level TypeScript Developer, with 5 - 7 years of experience

  • Experience in TypeScript and JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript prototype model

  • Experience with React and its core principles - experience with popular React workflows and Component libraries (such as Redux, RxJS, Material UI, Sass, and i18n)

  • Experience with data structure libraries (such as GraphQL)

  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Webpack, Babel, Yarn, ESLint, Prettier, etc.

  • Experience with Unit Testing frameworks such as Jest and Enzyme

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript including ES6 (Arrow functions, Spread operators, etc)

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs, WebSockets

  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token

  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization

  • Familiarity with code versioning toolssuch as Git

  • Passionate about bringing your initiative and unique knowledge and experience to a team

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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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