Waters Corporation

  • Automation Software Engineer

    System ID
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Job Locations
    Employment Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    Job Location : Country (Full Name)
  • 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 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


    • Waters Helps Scientists in the Fight Against Cancer
    • Waters Helps Ensure The Quality & Safety of Food and Beverages
    • Waters Helps Drive Innovation in Chemical Materials
    • Waters Helps Scientists manufacture innovation for biodegradable plastics, safer cosmetics and latest consumer electronics
    • Waters Leads the way in helping scientists find ground-breaking treatments

     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 cross 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 input and 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 Automation Software Engineer is focused on project success, team sustainability and growth and act as a coach and mentor for other team members. They are constantly enhancing their knowledge in the technical domain, working to understand the product from the user’s perspective, and preoccupied by performance and security. They will participate in the communication with other teams or departments. 


    • As a Automation Software Engineer you will:

      • Working within a formal development process covering the full development lifecycle.
      • Use code design abilities (including working to SOLID principles and some knowledge of engineering for performance) to generate and document appropriate designs
      • Work in collaboration with the agile team and appropriate experts to implement your designs.
      • Provide code and supporting documentation in accordance with the coding guidelines, quality processes and applicable procedures, including team's definition of DONE
      • Work in collaboration with the agile team to generate automated and manual tests to verify implemented software.
      • Provide work estimation and tracking information to support management decisions and planning.
      • Keep a pro-active attitude to insure continuous improvement of the software quality, work process and individual skills
      • Provide contributions to the application architecture with a focus on scalability, maintainability, security and performance
      • Provide product specific and technical support to internal and external users where appropriate

      As a team member you will:

      • participate in all team meetings and ceremonies in direct collaboration with other sites, provide input and feedback, take ownership on identified improvements
      • actively participate in learning and sharing activities either during informal or formal training and demos
      • demonstrate continuous technical improvement


    • You have a University degree (preferably in a science related subject or in engineering)
    • You have C# or other OOP language experience and a basic experience in applying technical standards
    • Strong object-oriented design/programming & software automation skills and data base knowledge
    • Experience of automated testing and knowledge of Behaviour Driven Development and Test Driven Development techniques.
    • Knowledge of Gherkin, Cucumber and Specflow is a benefit
    • You are using effciently your communication, teamwork, analysis and decision making skills and you are familiar with Agile methodologies.
    • You are fluent in English - speaking, reading, writing - Advanced Level
    • You are a strong team player who is able to work with enthusiasm in a collaborative environment.
    • You care about software; you have a passion for what you do which you can clearly convey by your actions and experiences. You have an eye for software design and can talk eloquently on a range of topics due to your experiences and also from reading and experimentation
    • For you it’s more than a job. Among other things we’re strong advocates of creating quality software, and using the latest testing methodologies to ensure we meet the expectations of our customers 



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