Waters Corporation

  • Software Developer

    System ID
    7758
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Category
    Research and Development
    Job Locations
    UK-Cheshire-Wilmslow
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Location : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • 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 nearly 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.


    Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.


    Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

     

     

     

    Waters Wilmslow:
    People create the Waters difference. By engaging with our talented and diverse workforce we continuously evolve, develop and enhance our products. Being the world’s leading speciality measurement company, we believe in delivering innovative technology and system solutions to our valued customers to enable their success. At Wilmslow, our focus is on the development and delivery of mass spectrometry systems and software in a collaborative and dynamic team environment.

     

    Our mass spectrometers deliver benefit to customers in many industries and make a meaningful impact to our lives through examples such as

    • Neo-natal screening to keep babies healthy
    • Ensuring consistent, reliable safety in our global food and water supply
    • Developing new medicinal therapies to advance human health
    • Ensuring participants in the world’s sporting events compete fairly

    Overview

    We are seeking a C++ Software Developer to join our Instrument Control team to support the development of our scientific products through the design and development of instrument control software.   Our Instrument Control function is highly collaborative, operating in an interdisciplinary environment which integrates mechanical, electrical, optical and systems engineering.

     

    This role offers the opportunity to work with a wide variety of technologies such as modern C++, C#, HTML5, Node.js, Angular, Javascript, Linux etc. Our ICS team is constantly exploring better ways to develop software using techniques such as pairing and mob programming.

    Responsibilities

    • Design, develop and maintain software developed by the ICS team. 
    • Work in close partnership with software test engineers to improve product quality.
    • Provide code and supporting documentation in accordance with the software development processes and codes of practice.
    • Help internal and external users by providing software and technical support
    • Identify opportunities for improved productivity, efficiency and quality. 
    • Build strong working relationships with other departments.

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Degree (or equivalent) in a science, engineering or computing related subject.
    • Proven development experience in C++.
    • Passionate about software development which you can clearly convey by your actions and experiences.
    • Ability to solve complex problems. 
    • Self motivated and like being part of a team
    • Excellent communication and decision making skills.

     

    Desirable but not essential skills to have:

    • Development experience in C#.
    • Experience of developing Linux OS/device drivers.
    • Experience of developing control software and experience with an RTOS.
    • Experience developing software for analytical instrumentation.
    • Experience in OpenCL.

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