Principal Software Engineer (Front End)
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.
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Dependent Care FSA
Health and Wellness Programs
Paid Holidays and
Life and Disability
ResponsibilitiesLocation(s) Waltham, Massachusetts Status Regular Job ID JR-018900
We are looking for a talented Principal Software Engineer to join our Informatics Team, building our next generation cloud notebook application. You will be focused on the front-end design and development of our cloud notebook product, helping turn marketing 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.
Create secure, performant, cross-platform single page applications and widgets
Collaborate with fellow team members on priorities, specifications, and feature implementation
Craft well-documented, reusable, and testable code.
Build and maintain new, high impact functionality
You might be a good fit for this role if you:
Have experience with large code-bases and are comfortable with coding standards and code reviews
Have extensive experience building single page applications with some experience with React/Redux
Have an eye for design and aesthetics of an application
Have a deep understanding of frontend application structure and architecture
- Bachelor's degree
- 10+ years of professional work experience in Software Development
- Experience integrating with server-side code to produce dynamic pages
- Comfortable building React components
- Excellent HTML and CSS programming skills
- Experience developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions
- UI/UX design experience a plus
- 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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