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Senior Software Developer

Stockholm, Sweden

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) Stockholm, Sweden Status Regular Job ID JR-024173

Interested in technically advanced software, DNA testing, bio-chemistry, automation and advanced algorithms?

Location: Sollentuna

Vanadis Diagnostics, part of PerkinElmer, have developed a complete system for investigating chromosome abnormalities during pregnancies based on a blood sample. The system is based on advanced DNA technology and is developed by a group of scientists and engineers with competences in biochemistry, optics, image processing, statistics, and software development.

The role
The Vanadis® NIPT System includes software for controlling workflow, samples, and results. You will participate in the further development of workflows, sample tracking, analysis algorithms and user interfaces. Join a team of five dedicated engineers that work with design, implementation, test, and documentation of new functionality of this modern and technically advanced software. We have daily stand-ups, work in Jira, code review, labs available for testing, Slack used for internal communication. The software is updated daily, and product release are performed with ½ - 1½ years of intervals. Outside the team you will collaborate with internal stakeholders such as System Testing, Business, Application Engineers, and our colleagues within PerkinElmer in Åbo.

Main tech-stack for the role: Java SE, Bitbucket, Jira, Jenkins, Jama, Hibernate, Spring, Bootstrap, JQuery, Python, C++, Boost, MatLab, R


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • An interest in the product’s domain and application.

  • Software development experience

  • Excellent skills in oral and written English, Swedish is a plus.

  • Resident in the wider Stockholm area.

  • Knowledge and experience from ISO 13485 or ISO 62304 would be a merit.

It is an advantage if you have experience:

  • of Maven, Git, Junit, Log4J, REST, and JSON

  • from developing medical device products

We want you to be curious, committed and caring. As part of a small team, it is necessary that you are dedicated and that you enjoy sharing knowledge. Quality is especially important with our type of products, so you need to accept the level of regulatory.

We offer you an interesting job with collaborative team members. We have a dynamic and innovative start-up culture at the same time as we benefit from the financial strength and international atmosphere in PerkinElmer, where there are good opportunities for competence and personal development.

PerkinElmer is a global, 3.8 billion (US$) company committed to innovating for a healthier world. We create the instruments, tests, software and services used by scientists, researchers and clinicians to address the most critical challenges across science and healthcare. We strategically partner with customers to enable earlier, more accurate insights, supported by deep market knowledge and technical expertise. Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees is passionate about helping them work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life and sustain the wellbeing of people worldwide.

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Keywords: technically advanced software, DNA testing, bio-chemistry, automation, complex technology stack, cloud-solutions, advanced algorithms,


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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