Waters Corporation

  • Enterprise Software Developer

    System ID
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Job Locations
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Location : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Company Description

    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 Wilmslow site is the largest site globally committed to the support and development of Mass Spectrometry systems. This fantastic site is designed to create and support connectivity and efficiency by enabling us to embrace more collaborative ways of working and focus more on customer needs, quality and continual improvement in the way we innovate and design our products and systems.  This site not only brings advantages that benefit our own employees, but also provides a high-tech center for customers. 


    A custom built Center of Excellence

    Driving innovation in the birthplace of Mass Spectrometry
    State of the art customer demonstration laboratories
    Investing in world changing research development and manufacturing
    Science in harmony with a sustainable world


    In the Waters Informatics group, we produce software which is used by people worldwide for specialist measurement and scientific analysis. We are a friendly, supportive, flexible and inclusive organisation, focused on delivering software that makes a real difference to our users. We are currently seeking an Enterprise Software Developer to work in our Enterprise Architecture team.


    In this role, you will help define and build our highly scalable enterprise scientific data system, specifically using technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes for container orchestration.


    • Building a highly scalable enterprise scientific data system in collaboration with other enterprise architecture team members.
    • Hands on software development (C#, .Net Core).
    • Deploying and configuring infrastructure (on-prem & cloud).
    • Implementing highly scalable storage solutions using appropriate technologies (e.g. distributed file system).
    • Continual learning to stay up-to-date with the latest techniques and technologies in enterprise software development.


    The following are essential for the role:


    • Proven experience developing enterprise cross platform applications across Windows and Linux.
    • Detailed understanding of .Net Standard and .Net Core (ideally also ASP.NET Core 2 MVC6).
    • Hands on experience with Docker, both Linux and Windows containers. Ideally Docker-compose also.
    • Appreciation for techniques and patterns for building enterprise / cloud systems with scalable architectures, and ideally data sharding techniques.


    Several of the following would be desirable, but are not essential as training would be provided for the right candidate: 

    • Exposure to container orchestration: e.g. Docker Swarm, Kubernetes.
    • Good understanding of networking, network configuration, proxy configuration and load balancing techniques.
    • Cross platform scripting skills in Bash, bat, MS PowerShell.
    • Strong understanding of security including PKI, X509 Certificates, TLS.
    • Exposure to enterprise & cloud scalable storage systems, technologies & architectures.


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