Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Software Engineer II in Branford, Connecticut
When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.
The Senior Software Engineer II is a recognized leader within in one strategic domain with expert knowledge in at least a second domain. Considers domain and risks, customer expectations and Return on Investment, and delivers performant and quality application features that exceed our customer's expectations. Demonstrates leadership on teams and projects.
Owns a major technology or common shareable feature across several projects
Influences team and domain direction to achieve project goals
Authors, reviews and approves requirements and designs for projects related to large teams. Contributes to and guides architectural decisions
Assists peers with even the most difficult programming and debugging issues.
Recognized as an expert and acts within the team as "go to person."
Investigates, proposes and solves complex algorithmic and optimization issues
Authors white papers and publishes knowledge to Core.
Evangelizes key technologies
Consistently delivers end-to-end solutions
Anticipates process and measurement solutions that will meet the current and future needs of the company
Domain risk assessment
Acts as planning consultant and makes recommendations mindful of Return on Investment
Actively shares knowledge through peer mentoring, shared resources and informal teachings.
Learns from other team members, but contributes and enforces best practices.
Mentors engineers and provides technical expertise
May direct a domain or provide direction and technical supervision to teams
BS or MS in engineering, computer science, or a related discipline; or equivalent experience
10+ years of software engineering experience and industry experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Well organized individual with team and entrepreneurial spirit
In-depth knowledge of Java
Strong working knowledge of platforms: Linux, AWS, Windows, Oracle
Tools: IDEs, Atlassian
Requirements and design writing skills
Test case writing skills
Codes software applications to adhere to designs supporting internal business requirements and external customers
Design, build, and maintain efficient, well designed, and testable, performant and secure.
Identify system bugs and bottlenecks, and resolve using effective solutions
Execute full software development, contributing in all
Ability to solve challenging technical problems and to support multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently
Performance tuning expertise
Security risk assessment and abatement expertise
Infrastructure as code
Datastores (not just RDBMS)
Transactional integrity and messaging
UX and Web-based UIs
Customer needs and user experiences
Testing, debugging and monitoring of distributed services
Static code analysis
Effective presentation and public speaking
Experience with microservices, virtualization and containers
Exposure to Laboratory science, workflows, culture and instrumentation
Experience in the Life sciences, biotech and pharmaceutical industry
Contributions to open source community
Participation in local and virtual communities such as conferences, and meetups.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
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.