Software Development Engineer - Core Chemistry
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-018942
We are looking for someone with a solid science background the join the Core Chemistry Team in Waltham, MA. The team is responsible for all aspects of chemical and biological representation, and algorithms to handle these entities.
You will join a dynamic, distributed team in delivering support to our desktop and enterprise products in a modern, agile development environment. This is an ideal role for someone looking to apply their science knowledge to professional software.
BA, Msc or Ph.D in a Life Science, especially Chemistry, ChemInformatics, Bioinformatics or a related subject
Strong Science background in the Life Sciences
Software Development in C++, and associated IDE such as Visual Studio, VS Code or XCode
Design, implementation and deployment of core algorithms in ChemInformatics and Bioinformatics
Good understanding of fundamental algorithms in chemical or biological perception and modeling
Familiarity with Web Development technologies such as: Electron, React, Webpack, Emscripten and Node
Familiarity with Source Control Systems
Working with distributed QA, Enterprise and Operations Teams to deliver quality products to internal and external customers
Timely support for our dependent products
Good written and oral communication skills
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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