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Senior Software Engineer (Tools)

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 43 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 Americas headquarters is in Durham, NC, with nearly 1,200 team members. bioMérieux, Inc. sponsors public health initiatives and partnerships to address antimicrobial resistance, sepsis awareness, food safety, and consumer health. Our passionate team members recognize the power of diagnostics and rally behind our mission to help save lives.



Position Summary:

It is not every day that you can say the software you helped develop will save hundreds or thousands of lives per year, but at bioMérieux, we put innovation to work in life-saving diagnostic devices deployed across the world.

With engineering centers in St. Louis, 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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Main Accountabilities:

The Senior Software Engineer will design and develop software for internal R&D departments who are responsible for creating innovate IVD solutions.

  • Collaborate with R&D Microbiologists and Business Representatives across the organization to develop novel systems for medical device data analysis
  • Lead planning and development activities for software developers and test engineers
  • Design and develop complex applications using state-of-the-art technologies
  • Partner with application developers/architects and infrastructure architects to define scalable future state architecture based on business strategy
  • Collaborate effectively within a cross-functional organization to prioritize, scope and communicate progress of deliverables
  • Document deliverables compliant with established company design control and regulatory statutes


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or related scientific discipline, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience
  • 8+ years of experience of Full Stack development, including:

    • Java

    • Spring ( Spring Boot, DI, Transactional support, Spring Data JPA, Spring Cloud Config, Spring Security )
    • JPA/Hibernate
    • SOA/REST services using Spring Boot and Swagger
    • HTML 5, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript.
    • Junit/Mockito/Spock testing frameworks
    • Angular or other SPA framework
    • Authentication using LDAP, JWT, SAML

      SSL communication

      OO analysis and design experience using Design Patterns

      Automated unit and integration testing

      Design and development of relational databases.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CI/CD process, Docker, Kubernetes, Gradle, Maven, Jenkins

  • Cloud technology experience - AWS (EC2, S3, Lambda Functions, ECS, EKS, RDS)

  • Scripting language (Python, Groovy, Bash, etc )

  • Version control system ( Git, Subversion)

  • Tomcat/JBOSS servers

  • Linux command line usage experience

  • Iterative software development methodologies and/or Agile

  • ISO/FDA regulated environment as a member of a product development organization (medical device or biotech industry).


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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