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Job Description

Following are the essential functions in the position.


  • Develop software for instrument control system of mass spectrometry instruments using a combination of C, C++, Lua, Python, some C#.
  • The control system includes controlling various devices, and peripherals to run scans and modify the control parameters based on the data set obtained.
  • Design and implement algorithms and software control services for prototyping of new functions and ideas.
  • Develop procedures for calibration and tuning of various control elements in the instrument, including mathematical and statistical modeling.
  • Bring-up code/systems in lab and test software builds. Work closely with research scientists to implement and contribute to patentable ideas.
  • Advances the group’s capability by in-depth research, innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Work with field support in troubleshooting and reproducing customer issues, when required.

Minimum Requirements or Qualifications:

  • The individual must have strong systems programming and software development skills to design, implement, verify and deploy complex instruments and systems, interfacing with FPGA, DSPs, microcontrollers and standard operating systems like Linux and Andriod
  • The candidate should have a minimum of Masters degree in computer science or computer engineering or Electrical engineering from a reputed institution.
  • Candidate should be able to demostrate strong object oriented design and strong API development and abstraction techniques.
  • The candidate must have a 7 to 10 years relevant experience working with systems, devices and instruments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to review and evaluate writing and work of others
  • Strong experience developing medical devices software using standards like ISO 62304

Additional Skills and Knowledge:

  • Data structures and basic computing algorithms including sorting and searching.
  • Excellent understanding of real time systems and operating systems.
  • Excellent programming know how with C++ and or C
  • Knowledge of scripting languages like Python or Lua

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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