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Associate Principal Software Engineer

Location: Hazelwood, MO, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Software Development

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


Position Summary:

We develop equipment, tests, and software that deliver rapid, high-impact, actionable results in immunoassays, microbiology, and molecular biology. The Software Engineer will develop and support software supporting patient health and consumer product safety. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Software Development: Write, test, and maintain high-quality code for software applications, ensuring they meet specified requirements and standards.
  • Design and Architecture: Collaborate with other team members to design software solutions and system architecture. Consider scalability, maintainability, and performance in the design process.
  • Coding and Programming: Use various programming languages, tools, and frameworks to implement software solutions. Stay up-to-date with industry best practices and emerging technologies.
  • Debugging and Troubleshooting: Identify and fix software defects, bugs, and performance issues. Conduct thorough testing and debugging to ensure the functionality and integrity of the software.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, quality assurance (QA) engineers, and other stakeholders, to understand requirements and deliver software solutions that meet business needs.
  • Documentation: Create and maintain documentation for code, design, and implementation details. This includes writing clear and concise technical documentation for fellow engineers and end-users.
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment: Implement and maintain automated build and deployment processes to streamline the development lifecycle.
  • Code Reviews: Participate in and conduct code reviews to ensure code quality, adherence to coding standards, and knowledge sharing within the team.
  • Research and Development: Stay informed about industry trends, new technologies, and best practices. Apply new knowledge to improve existing systems and processes.
  • Testing: Develop and execute unit tests, integration tests, and performance tests to ensure the reliability and robustness of software applications.

Education, Skills, & Experience:

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field with 4 years of software development experience OR
    • High School Diploma/GED with 8 years of software development experience OR
    • Associates degree or professional certification with 6 years of software development experience
  • Programming Skills: Proficiency in C#, SQL, Python, WPF, .NET MAUI preferred
  • Additional Technical Skills:  Process mapping, Networking Skills; UDP, TCP/IP, Tracert
  • Project Management: Experience with software development methodologies, e.g. Agile, Scrum, etc.
  • Version Control: Familiarity with version control systems, such as Git.
  • Regulatory and Compliance: FDA, QSR and ISO quality systems preferred



Please be aware that recruitment related scams are on the rise. Fraudulent job postings are being placed on other websites, and individuals posing as bioMérieux Talent Acquisition team members are reaching out via email or text message in an attempt to collect your personal and confidential information. In some cases, these scammers are also conducting bogus interviews prior to extending fraudulent offers of employment. Beware of individuals reaching out using general phone numbers and non-bioMerieux email domains (i.e.,,, etc.). If you are concerned that an interview experience or offer of employment might be a scam, please make sure you are searching for the posting on our careers site or contact us at [email protected].

BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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