For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,500 employees and is represented in more than 100 countries around the world.
Waters Informatics business is the fastest growing, most impactful part of our entire portfolio. We collaborate with scientists around the world to solve unique problems - increasingly this is driven by machine learning, big data analytics and complex algorithms meaning we need the best computer scientists available. If you feel that application of software engineering should make a difference in the world we live in you should get in touch with us today!
Waters is developing solutions that make a meaningful impact on the world
Our products need to handle information on a massive scale to be able to deal with scientific data processing for world health, food and environmental safety. We're looking for creative and innovative engineers who bring fresh ideas from all areas, including data processing, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking and data storage, security, UI design and mobile; the list goes on and is growing every day.
We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward. We believe that in addition to hiring and developing the best talent, a diversity of perspectives, ideas and cultures leads to the creation of better products and services as well as a welcoming and dynamic workplace. We encourage all our engineers to constantly add value to themselves and the business through learning and collaboration.
Our teams are self-governing and multi-functional with architects and management supporting the teams and managing consistency and vision across our product lines. Team members work directly with Product Owners and stakeholders in a highly collaborative and fast paced environment. As a team member you will participate in all team meetings and ceremonies, provide feedback and take ownership on identified improvements. All our team members are encouraged to contribute actively to community welfare and promote organization values inside and outside organization. We also regularly attend conferences and seminars. We are constantly striving to improve the way we work, including adopting agile techniques such as continuous delivery, TDD/BDD, pair programming, as appropriate. Each team member is allowed 10% of their time to work on something of their choosing each week aside from their project work and we hold regular hackathon events to help introduce and drive fresh ideas and technologies through the team and our products.
The Principal Software Engineer job purpose is to develop and maintain software, progress on technical knowledge, make valuable contributions to team sprints and influence continual technical learning within the department. In this role, you should focus on product and organization success. You should consider long term product goals and strategy while building the current project. The visibility and exposure should be organization wide, you should be recognized as an expert in a certain domain, share widely the knowledge, participate and organize formal or informal training or workshop sessions.
We are looking for smart, self-motivated software engineers to join our truly exceptional engineering team.