Senior Software Engineer (Perl/Python)

Posted 29 Sep 2022

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 256310

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. 


Your Role:

As a Software Engineer Lead within the Digitization & Automation group, your primary responsibilities will be to provide core computational and application development (programming/pipeline development) functions supporting a range of software solutions for biosafety testing services.

  • You will guide and track the team's development tasks, removing blockers, making technical decisions to help the team effectively meet its objectives.
  • You will develop resilient, scalable solutions that help deliver some of the most critical digitization projects
  • You will work closely with your own team, liaise with management and IT teams to identify, and understand opportunities to deliver on the team’s mission, and then execute on those opportunities.
  • You will be expected to lead by example and work collaboratively with cross functional teams to advance digitization of processes in the field of biosafety testing.

 

Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in information technologies, computer science/programming with 7+ years’ experience in software engineering OR Bachelor's degree in information technologies, computer science/programming with 10+ years’ experience in software engineering.
  • Experience in agile practices and ability to use, track, and manage work assignments using project/issue ticketing system like JIRA.
  • Experience with developing and maintaining applications written in Python/Perl.
  • Experience in software development preferably in a Linux environment. Proficiency in using Linux command line.
  • Proven record of success working on software engineering problems that span multiple products, working with cross functional teams like IT, QA, Validation.


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • People management experience.
  • Experience working with UI/UX designers, QA and other stakeholders to define developer tickets and clarify business requirements.
  • Experience in progressive web app development with at least one modern JavaScript framework (e.g., Angular, React, Vue).
  • Basic understanding of web design principles and best practices with solid background of information architecture, navigation, and usability principles.
  • Experience with object-oriented design, template engines for creating responsive UI design using HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Experience with Node JS including npm, JavaScript (including ES6/ES2015), Rest APIs(Express.js or similar) and build tools like eslint, Babel, webpack or similar.
  • Experience with Unit testing (e.g., Jest or similar) and Automated web app testing (e.g., Selenium or similar).
  • Experience and knowledge of Data Integrity requirements, GAMP / 21 CFR 11, GLP &GDP.
  • Experience working with software version control systems (git/bitbucket preferred).
  • Oral and written communication skills including drafting standard operating procedures, user requirements, design specifications, software lifecycle documentation etc.
  • Ability to handle multiple high-complexity projects simultaneously.
  • Evidence of a strong sense of ownership and product/system understanding.

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

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