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When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Position Summary:

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry group is looking for an enthusiastic and well qualified Senior Software Engineer for developing instrument control software for a large array of chromatography instruments and mass spectrometers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop software for instrument control system of mass spectrometry instruments using a combination of C, C++, C#, Lua, Python. The control system includes controlling various devices, and peripherals to run scans and modify the control parameters based on the data set obtained.
  • 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.
  • Work with in-house and third-party hardware developers to control instruments at various levels.

Minimum Requirements or Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of software development experience
  • 5+ years of experience working with control software of analytical instruments
  • Proficient in C++ and C# with previous experience working with .Net, WCF, Windows Form, MFC, COM, ATL technologies
  • Proficient with Microsoft’s Windows developments tools
  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar field
  • Efficient written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills and Knowledge:
  • Strong experience developing medical devices instrument control software
  • Experience with Agile software development processes
  • Experience with Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Virtual Instrument Specifications

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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