Staff Engineer, Software

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Job Location
Guilford, CT
Job Description

Thermo Fisher Scientific is looking for a staff software engineer in our Guilford office. The successful candidate will be a contributor to our next-generation sequencing platform, working in a fast-paced and diverse environment, delivering functionalities to meet various product needs and enabling our customers to make the world a healthier and safer place.

Key responsibilities:

Successful candidate will be involved in all phases of the software development cycle, from conception, architect, design, implementation, documentation, to leading a small software development team, and writing automated tests for the commercial web-based software product. Effective collaboration with various development and management teams for successful delivery of software releases is part of the job.


Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of professional experience in Linux, Python, Ansible, Django, jQuery, REST, HTML/CSS, Scalable/responsive design, SQL, JSON
  • 2+ years of web application development in Python, Django, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Practitioner of agile development process, UX/UI design
  • Strong team player
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • B.S. or MS in computer science or related subject


Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in writing Selenium automated tests and system & deployment configuration
  • Knowledge of molecular biology is a plus

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