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Software Engineer III/IV - Product Development

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

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions that detect disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. bioMérieux’s global headquarters is located in Marcy L’Étoile, France, and we have more than 11,200 team members in 44 countries. With our distributor network, we serve more than 160 countries. bioMérieux, Inc., our Americas division, has more than 4,000 team members across 12 sites or subsidiaries. Our passionate team members recognize the power of diagnostics and rally behind our mission to help save lives.


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.


Joining bioMérieux, is choosing to join an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a humanistic corporate culture. Our Group offers numerous possibilities: so come and join the 11,200 bioMérieux team members who already identify with these values!


bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.



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