Sr. Software Developer - Digital Transformation

Perkinelmer, Inc. Woodbridge , VA 22191

Posted 6 months ago

Job TitleSr. Software Developer - Digital Transformation



The Senior Software Developer, Digital Transformation, will participate in the conception, design, development and implementation of software systems related to the Digital Transformation (DT) of PerkinElmer's Analytical, Food and Imaging Instrument businesses. The role will be part of an interdisciplinary team and will help to design and develop transformative technologies for PKI's business, product, and project initiatives. The role will both directly contribute to (including some hands on coding), and lead, software development efforts related to Digital Transformation leveraging diverse technologies including: web/mobile interfaces and applications, cloud computing capabilities, AI and machine learning, data mining, IOT, etc.


  • Research, conceptualize and design DT initiatives for DAS Instrument Software product offerings

  • Hands on development of future-state software components and or solutions for DT initiatives to demonstrate and refine capabilities that may/will become production ready in future releases of products

  • Technical leadership of small to medium sized software development teams (both internal and external (often offshore) resources)

  • Acting as a "Player/Couch", guide and mentor development team members, with a strong focus on quality and adherence to processes and best practices

  • Plan, estimate, monitor and deliver production ready software projects related to DT

  • Contribute to, document and enforce Instrument Software designs and architectures

  • Live the principles behind Agile in all interactions and empower team members to do the same

  • Research and evaluate software technologies for potential adoption by PKI

  • Stay up to date with industry and technology trends

  • Work with product owners and business representatives to provide business solutions from inception to production

  • Drive code convergence across product lines, establish repositories and collections of commonly used software components, and promote the use of common or standardized software tools and languages

  • Participate in establishment and adherence to Software development of SOPs, best practices, guidelines, etc., as required

  • Participate and contribute to Estimates, Project Plans, Budgets and Annual Operating Plan



Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or similar discipline


  • 10+ years as a Senior Software Developer and/or Team Lead

  • 5+ years working on instrument related software products (or similar)

  • 3+ years of team leadership experience for small to medium (3-10) size teams

  • 5+ years experience with design and development of: Cloud based applications, SaaS, Web interfaces and Mobile (iOS and Android) applications

  • Experience with C#, .Net, HTML-5, WPF, WCF, SQL or similar technologies

  • Proven track record in guiding, coaching, and mentoring development teams

  • 3+ years working in an interdisciplinary environment (HW, SW, FW, Chemistry)

  • Experience with leading offshore development teams is a definite asset

  • Experience with Jira, Slack, TeamCity, Git, Reshaper, Nuget, Tomcat/IIS or similar technologies

  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following is an asset: AI and Machine Learning, Big Data and Data Mining, Internet of Things

  • Experience with automated testing and associated tools is an asset

  • Experience with supporting products under a Quality Management Processes (e.g.: ISO 9001, IEC 62304, 21CFRp11, ISO 13485) is an asset

  • Experience/knowledge of Mass Spectrometry, Chromatography, Imaging and/or other analytical instrument modalities is a definite asset


As may be relevant to Essential Functions & Responsibilities


  • Open and diverse office environment

  • Travel (international, local, and to the U.S), as needed (approx. 25%)

  • Flexible hours, as needed for communicating with international internal or external teams


  • Prolonged sitting, typing, working in front of bright screens

  • Exposure to and interaction with high-tech equipment, pumps, noisy devices, tools, and chemicals


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Sr. Software Developer - Digital Transformation

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