Principal Software Backend Engineer - 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
We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in R&D at PerkinElmer.
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.
*Rewards may differ based on the location.
Medical, Dental and Vision
Dependent Care FSA
Health and Wellness Programs
Paid Holidays and
Life and Disability
ResponsibilitiesLocation(s) Waltham, Massachusetts Status Regular Job ID JR-025766
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 14,000 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.
We are looking for a talented Principal Software Backend Engineer to join our Informatics team, building our next generation digital notebook application. You will work with a team of engineers focused on turning marketing requirements into an easy-to-use and elegant application designed for the scientific community. If you are looking to collaborate with a small team of talented engineers and contribute to delivering amazing, high-impact, customer-focused features, this is a great opportunity.
Work with AWS services and cloud technologies
Work closely with Product management helping define new features
Work closely with other senior and principal software engineers on the product
Work closely with DevOps team to deliver monthly releases of the product
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Equivalent
10+ years of professional work experience
Experience in Java, building web services
Experience building restful APIs
Some experience with one or more of following technologies: React.js, Mongo, Docker, AWS Services, vert.x, microservices
Must have strong teamwork orientation and the ability to foster collaboration within and across teams
Thorough understanding of and experience with structured software development methodologies including design, development and testing in an Agile environment
Excellent work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result
Entrepreneurial minded, creative problem solver and innovative thinker
Life Science experience a plus
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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