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Software Engineer

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Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Req. ID

    R3807

  • Organization

    Life Science

  • Job Category

    Engineering

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Job Location

    15 Elizabeth Drive
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
    US

Overview

Job Summary:

Performs design, development, testing, documentation, and analysis of software applications for company products. Assignments include development of new programs and subprograms, as well as enhancements, modifications, and corrections to existing software/software systems. Duties include designing application, writing code, completing programming, developing and executing testing and debugging routines, and documenting work and results. May be responsible for developing or executing project plans, budgets, and schedules and for documentation of work and results. May function as a project engineer/leader with the resident responsibilities of proposals/project plan, schedules, work assignments, prime contact, technical presentations, cross functional issue resolution, etc. Is expected to keep up to date on technical advances in the discipline and related fields.

The Software Engineer provides leadership and expertise for the development of current and future applications. This includes further development as well as internal and external customer service and support.  They will also be expected to participate with members of the management team and serve as a resource for the group. The Software Engineer is expected to continuously develop process improvements and to develop relationships with vendors and other technology partners to ensure BLS’s competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist team with the troubleshooting of client/field issues

  • Propose and implement product improvements with an emphasis in reducing support requirements

  • Maintain installation, maintenance, and configuration scripts

  • Support the product development process

  • Development and maintenance of business applications, data scripts and unit test.

  • Investigate user problems, identify their source, determine possible solutions, test and implement solutions.

  • Adhere to the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

  • Assist with software requirements and documentation.

  • Document development and operational issues for future reference.

  • Performance testing of functionality and data integrity.

  • Anticipate application issues and implement preventive measures.

  • Management of migration and implementation schedules of applications into production.

  • Ensure timely user notification of maintenance requirements and effects on system availability as required.

  • Ensure high performance output for internal and external clients.

  • Participate in development groups with colleagues and third-party development vendors.

  • Maintain confidentiality about systems software being developed or utilized.

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (4 year) in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field

  • 2+ years of software development experience.

Position Requirements:

  • Strong web development background

  • Experience with Linux (Ubuntu) configuration

  • Experience with Nginx configuration

  • Experience with SQL database administration

  • Experience with Rails deployment configuration

  • Experience with Single Sign-on (SSO) and Virtual Protected Network (VPN) configuration

  • Experience with Ansible configuration scripting

  • Understanding of any object-oriented programming language, preferably C#.

  • Understanding of Web-based development principles and best-practices.

  • Understanding of relational database concepts and best practices.

  • Strong communication, organization, and multitasking skills.

  • Ability to think creatively, takes initiative, and work independently.

  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio technology stack.

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment.

  • Experience leading and setting up A/B user testing.

  • Experience working with marketing / communication teams.

  • Knowledge of jQuery, Angular JS or ReactJS.

  • Knowledge of source control management systems i.e. VSTS, Git.

  • Knowledge of Domain driven design.

  • Knowledge of Containerization, DevOps, Cloud Architecture.

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EOE  M/F/Disabled/VET

JOB LOCATION

15 Elizabeth Drive
Chelmsford, MA  01824

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