Software Engineer - Application Development

Labcyte   •  

San Jose, CA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


Less than 5 years

Posted 146 days ago

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The Automation Software Group is seeking an exceptionally talented Software Engineer who will be a key team member supporting and enhancing the software applications for Labcyte’s robotic automation workcells. As a technical contributor, this individual must be comfortable working within a small group of developers and other cross-disciplinary individuals in the design, development and release of end-user application software.


  • Member of an interdisciplinary team developing end-user applications and production software applications for Labcyte’s instrument platforms.
  • Development of end-user Windows-based software applications using C#.
  • Develop software interfaces to third-party devices to integrate into a robotic workcell.
  • Maintain existing software applications through bug fixes and enhancements.
  • Work with other software team members and software QA to deliver complete and high-quality software products to customers, following agreed-upon schedules and specifications.
  • Communicate effectively with marketing, support, and manufacturing to troubleshoot problems.

Minimum Qualifications/Skills

  • Minimum of three years’ experience developing commercial software required. Experience with the complete software development product life cycles from concept, development, product testing and final releaserequired.
  • Strong organizational skills to work with cross-functional teams in defining project requirements is expected.
  • Strong knowledge of requirements analysis, software design, OOP, software quality engineering, is required.
  • Experience with software development on Windows with Windows Forms or WPF.
  • Use of source control systems, such as Perforce or Git, is required.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills are essential.

Desirable Qualifications/Skills

  • Experience writing software using Visual Studio in C#, and a fundamental knowledge of several versions of the .NET Framework.
  • Experience writing database-enabled applications.
  • Experience with reading and writing XML data.
  • Microsoft WCF experience.


Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering