Sr. Software Engineer – Chemistry


  • BS/MS/PhD in Chemistry with strong software programming skills.
  • Expert in C/C++, C#, .NET (with a proven track record in software development)
  • Knowledge of Cocoa, XCode on Mac OS X Platform
  • Knowledge of Java/Javascripts.
  • Strong algorithmic problem solving skills
  • Proficiency and understanding of OOD principles and database concepts
  • Understanding of system architecture design and its impact on performance and scalability.

Special Skills & Knowledge

  • Experience with Chemical drawing/molecular modeling software in the real working environment. Prior experience with ChemDraw or any industrial level Chemical graphical drawing software a big plus.
  • Understand Cheminformatics and its uses in drug discovery.
  • Thinking as a Chemist when designing and developing the software.

Other Key Competencies

  • Comfortable working within an international team.
  • Must be a good team player that's willing to share and collaborate with rest of team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Must be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization
  • A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product
  • A strong sense of urgency – we are looking for people who are smart and get things done

Key Accountabilities Strategic

  • Ensure process compliance & assist in driving improvements, as needed
  • Maintain a culture of delivering high code quality


  • Design/develop system, application and program code according to business and technical requirements
  • Work as a member of the scrum team planning, estimating, and verifying user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Effectively communicate status, metrics, and issues on a regular basis.

PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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