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Principal Software Frontend Engineer - Remote

Waltham, Massachusetts

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

Rewards*

*Rewards may differ based on the location.

Medical, Dental and Vision
Healthcare FSA
Dependent Care FSA
Health and Wellness Programs

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401(k)

Tuition Reimbursement
Professional Development

Maternity and
Paternity Leave

Paid Holidays and
Sick Days

Life and Disability
Insurance

Work/Life Balance

Responsibilities

Location(s) Waltham, Massachusetts Status Regular Job ID JR-024406

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 Frontend 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.

You Will:

  • 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

Basic Qualifications

  • 5-10+ years of professional work experience in Software Development
  • 5+ years in JavaScript programming skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Equivalent is preferred
  • 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

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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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