Senior Software Engineer - Cloud

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Company Name
Waters Division
Software Engineering
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Regular Full-Time
Job Location : Country (Full Name)
United Kingdom


This is a great opportunity to come and join our state of the art facility at Wilmslow, which is at the heart of the worlds mass spectrometry development!


As a Senior Software Engineer, you will work in one of our Cloud platform teams, playing a key role in developing software which makes a real impact to peoples lives whether its developing Covid Tests and vaccines; helping scientists detect cancer; ensuring food safety or helping scientists develop biodegradable plastics – our work Delivers Benefit!


The team you'll join are currently completing the development of the suite of micro-services (e.g. Tenancy Admin, Notifications) written in C# and built on the AWS architecture that will comprise our first Cloud Platform, due live later in the year. Many other initiatives are being worked on to support the new platform, such as developing montoring using DataDog, security hardening using GitHub Actions, introducing Playwright for our automation testing.



What can we offer you?

  • A plan for your personal development in your own area of specialism, pursuing this with the support of your manager to undertake the training and learning to progress.
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours and a hybrid approach
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Private health and dental insurance
  • Contributory based pension scheme
  • Subsidized membership of onsite gym
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)



As a Senior Software Engineer within the Cloud platform, you would be part of the Waters Informatics group producing software that is used by people worldwide for specialist measurement and scientific analysis. Your main responsibilities would include:

  • Developing and maintaining all aspects of software developed within the Cloud platform team
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and team mates on software and technical issues.
  • Working in established coding and process best practices (e.g. adherence to Definition of Done) in an Agile environment
  • Coaching and mentoring of more junior team members



We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Extensive knowledge and proven experience as a software developer, with exposure to elements of our back end technology stack (C#, .Net)
  • Good experience working with Amazon Web Services, Microservices, API development
  • Knowledge and application of software engineering practices (e.g. Unit testing, TDD, CI/CD, SOLID, BDD etc.) and experience working as part of an agile delivery team.


The following criteria are desirable, but are not essential since training will be provided for you:

  • Continuous delivery, with pipelines implemented in Kubernetes, Docker
  • Front-End JavaScript Frameworks, especially Angular is advantageous
  • Experience implementing and maintaining Datadog
  • Experience using GitHub and GitHub Actions
  • Behaviour Driven Development (BDD), with Gherkin & SpecFlow
  • Atlassian Jira, Confluence & JFrog Artifactory
  • Software security best practices and implementation (e.g. OWASP, PKI, X509 Certificates, TLS)
  • Software development for regulated environments (e.g. IVD / Medical devices).





Company Description

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.   


Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow. 



Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status. 



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