Software Developer II

Merck Group
Rockville, MD
May 02, 2021
May 16, 2021
Full Time
A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 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 Developer II within our Bioinformatics group in our Rockville Maryland facility, your role is to design, develop and implement software applications to support the full range of genomics service offerings. These services broadly span the product biosafety and pharmacogenomics fields.In this role you will provide core computational/software development and technical (programming/pipeline development) functions supporting a range of genomics-based ( eg next generation) testing services. Work with our experts to design and develop high-performance code for processing high volume sequencing data, sophisticated algorithms for computational biology, data management, and other challenges. You will liaise closely with management and the bioinformatics and software engineering/IT teams and end-users (including support staff) to understand needs and requirements to aid in software development. You will be expected to lead by example and work collaboratively to advance the application of bioinformatics in the field of biosafety testing.Who you are:Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in information technologies, computer science/programming with 3+ years' experience in information technologies or computational sciences/programming Master's degree in information technologies, computer science/programming with 2+ years' experience in information technologies or computational sciences/programming Doctorate degree in information technologies or computational sciences/programming Preferred Qualifications: Proficient in Perl, Python computer applications development Experience writing software for UNIX/Linux platform Experience with performance optimization for the existing legacy code base, including multi-threading, inter-process communication, refactoring, and algorithm enhancement using code profiling and analysis tools. Demonstrated aptitude to troubleshoot and refine code based on feedback from users/management. Proven drive and ability to apply software engineering principles to code development, learn on the fly, and staying up to date with technology Experience with Object-Oriented code design Willingness to work effectively in a team environment Detail-oriented, with excellent oral and written communication skills Experience working in Test Driven environment with proven ability to plan and execute Unit testing and Integration testing. Excellent organizational skills, including the knowledge to efficiently evaluate, prioritize and handle multiple dynamic projects and priorities RSRMSWhat 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! Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.comThe Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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