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Associate Software Engineer

Sacramento, California | Richmond, California | Remote

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Location Sacramento, CaliforniaUS Job ID JR-029244
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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Install, configure, validate, and support software applications responsible by DSS to meet the approved requirements and scope documentation and according to the Quality Management System.
Create appropriate documentation for all work performed.  
Independently troubleshoots, resolves, and tests technical issues.
Able to develop and independently perform unit testing and identify and correct failed cases.
Able to execute standard processes,  document source code, and use source code repository.
Code set consistently follows coding standard (i.e., comments, error handling, easy to read).
Understands the interaction between DSS software applications in the same product family.
Seeks assistance when making changes that may affect downstream processes or considered high risk.
Has comprehensive knowledge of Newborn Screening laboratory workflow.
Ability to associate product features with customer requirements.
Ability to conduct training sessions with team members and customers independently for software packages supported by DSS.
Documents solutions and present innovative ideas to other team members.  
Being able to adapt quickly to the changing needs of our business and environment.
Takes responsibility for work assigned and completed.
Able to accept and take action from constructive criticism.
Collaborates with team while performing as primary technical resource for a project and/or initiative.
Analyzes and understands detailed requirements and thoroughly review completed work to ensure accuracy.
Ensures the complete satisfaction of the customers.

Basic Qualifications:

Two-year technical degree.
1+ Years in Support, Configuration or Software.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with commensurate experience.
One to three years experience with one of the following: SQL Server, Oracle, Crystal Reports, or an Object-Oriented programming language.
One to three years experience in software industry and/or healthcare industry.
Experience with implementations utilizing Health Level-7 (HL7) standards.
Experience delivering what’s promised on time, proactively provide status reports, and have the up-side to independently manage tasks and projects from inception through completion with minimal supervisory guidance.
Ability to work in a team environment with shared resources, goals, and responsibilities

Working Conditions:

The position requires willingness to travel frequently – up to 50% travel domestic and international.
General office atmosphere and laboratory environment workspace. Customer laboratories will include biological sample material.
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