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Principal Software Engineer

Woodbridge Canada

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Location Woodbridge, OntarioCA Job ID JR-032662

The Principal Software Engineer will provide software design and development skills in innovating and developing new generation PerkinElmer Chromatography Data System.  The role will include close collaboration with geographically dispersed software teams within the PerkinElmer organization. In addition, this position will provide skills and be responsible for design and development of Data Acquisition Subsystem of Chromatography Data System Software.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of of software engineering experience

  • Demonstrated skills in developing, documenting, and communicating design/architecture

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred

  • Work closely with solution architects and other developers on solution design

  • Identify and mitigate technical risks

  • Be a strong part of distributed Agile team

  • Map requirements to specs that lead to design and architecting a software solution(s)

  • Design modules according to established layered architecture

  • Understand boundaries, interfaces and roles and responsibilities for major subsystems and modules of the application

  • Ability to quickly ramp up knowledge about analytical chromatography instrumentation and workflows (LC, MS, GC)

  • Provide skills dealing with distributed client/server architectures, be familiar with different types of inter-process communication mechanisms

  • Develop automated tests as a part of software deliverables

  • Ability to quickly and efficiently switch if required between different application layers: UI, core logic, devices, data persistence etc.

  • Be a team player and put team objectives above personal ambitions


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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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