Sr.Software Engineer

Posted 29 Nov 2019

Bangalore SBS, Karnataka - India

Req Id 200849


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Job Title: Sr Software Engineer


Job Location: Bangalore.


Job Responsibilities:

We are looking for strong JavaScript/Web UI developers to work on next generation lab notebook systems.

As part of a new digital business venture, you will have the opportunity to build and deploy frontend for an exciting new software platform, designed to transform how scientists work in the lab.

Consider the sheer speed and volume of data across a plethora of lab instruments. Combine with continually evolving data presentation and manipulation needs of our customers. All the while, striving to squeeze every last drop of performance out of modern browsers. It’s what makes your job one of the best and most challenging out there.

  • Create node.js applications for RESTful APIs in support of specific deliverables
  • Use the best of object-oriented and functional language techniques when building APIs/logic
  • Design robust solutions to hard problems that consider scale, security, reliability and cost
  • Leverage the latest technologies when building out APIs such as NoSQL databases and established software and design patterns
  • Ensure code and design quality through the execution of test plans  
  • Develop coding standards, methodology and repeatable processes  
  • Strong attention to detail and understanding of the latest technologies and patterns to provide leadership perspective on front and backend technologies and their overall impact
  • Work closely with internal and external business and technical counterparts
  • Provide technical leadership at a project level  
  • Mentor and teach associate or junior developers.

Required Capabilities:

Mandatory Skills:

  • 4+ years of experience building REST-based APIs, preferably with Node.js
  • 1+ years of experience with deploying Node.js based solutions into production
  • 3+ years of experience with functional and unit testing based frameworks (Jasmine, Mocha, Cucumber, etc)
  • 4+ years of experience with relational databases and/or NoSQL databases (Cassandra, DynamoDB, Redis, CosmosDB, Mongo, S3, etc)
  • Experience with Google Cloud or Azure or AWS and respective API’s.
  • Experience working as a full-stack developer switching seamlessly between server-side and front-end code
  • Node-based module loaders and task runners (Webpack, Gulp or Grunt), creating npm modules, Yeoman generators
  • Experience with compile to JavaScript languages like TypeScript and/or CoffeeScript
  • Experience in CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, VSTS, etc)
  • Experience using Agile/Scrum process to develop software systems
  • Experience with authentication (OAuth2, OpenID Connect, etc) and authorization of APIs and security best practices such as validation, etc
  • Web development experience with Angular or React is a huge plus
  • Experience with cloud-based API Management / Gateway offerings (AWS API Gateway, Azure API Gateway, Tyk, Apigee, Tibco, Mashery)


Optional Skills:

  • Good to have experience in Firebase
  • Strong experience in JavaScript building Single Page Web Applications with modern frameworks (Angular or AngularJS, Vue).


Preferred capabilities:  

  • Knowledge of, and strong demonstrated an interest in, healthcare, pharma or research areas.
  • Work closely with internal and external business and technical counterparts
  • Mentor and teach associate or junior developers
  • Knowledge of the Agile Development Methodology.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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