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Software Engineer III/IV - Product Development

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Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Bioscience R&D

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.



The software you develop here will help save hundreds of thousands of lives per year.  At bioMérieux, we put innovation to work in life-saving diagnostic devices deployed across the world.

With engineering centers in the United States, France, and Italy, our Systems Development team collaborates globally to build products that ensure patient health and consumer safety.

From antibiotic susceptibility testing to organism identification with mass spectrometry, bioMérieux offers challenging opportunities in a science-based domain with a public health focus. If you’re passionate about solving real-world problems, you’ll find a home in our team of expert software developers, engineers, and microbiologists.


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The VITEK 2 System team develops software that helps hospitals properly treat patients with bacterial and fungal infections.  The system includes both desktop and web-based applications ranging from biomathematics algorithms to data management and reporting.

Our team has a focus on collaboration, emphasizing interaction with laboratory experts and other developers to create quality code and tests to ensure the system meets clinical needs and remains maintainable.  We are committed to maintaining a healthy work life balance for all team members. 

You will participate in refining requirements, developing features including automating tests, and refactoring to improve existing code.  You will also play an active role in improving our development processes, tools, and environments.


Required Skills:

  • Java (or C#/C++ experience and interest in Java)
  • Object Oriented analysis and design
  • Automated unit testing


Preferred Skills:

  • Agile development practices (test driven development, pair programming, refactoring)
  • Common Java frameworks (Spring, Hibernate/JPA, other)
  • Typescript or JavaScript and a front-end framework (Angular, React, other)
  • Relational database use (and some table design)


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or related scientific discipline, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 6+ years of professional experience in Object-Oriented software development.
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English.


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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