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Thermo Fisher Scientific Staff Engineer - Software - FULLY REMOTE POSITION in Boston, Massachusetts

The Staff Software Engineer will be responsible and involved in many parts of the Manufacturing Engineering team across a multi-site business. The primary responsibilities will be to support LIMS strategy and sustainment for our Madison Services business. Additional responsibilities will be to lead informatics activities across operations in the Biosciences Division. This includes projects with industrial automation, internal tools development and strategy, as well as operations process improvements. All technologies are available to us from low level programming to IoT implementations to Smart Factory. This candidate will have the ability to justify and pitch for project funding as well as execute projects. This role can be very focused in one area of the business or more become more broadly spanned depending on the right candidate.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, document, test and debug new and existing software systems and/or applications for proprietary manufacturing equipment and processes for internal use.

  • Participate in full development life cycle including requirements, analysis, design, and test.

  • Identify and implement SaS solutions

  • Maintain strong relationship between Operation and Global IT

  • Work with mechanical, electrical, process engineers on automation projects informatics needs.

  • Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements.

  • Support, maintain and document software functionality. Identify and evaluate new technologies for implementation as applicable.

  • Analyze code to find causes of errors and revise software as needed.

  • Participate in software design meetings and analyze user needs to determine technical requirements.

  • Consult with end users to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs.

  • Ability to multitask multiple projects.

  • Very knowledgeable of applications, software industry standards, and computer engineering concepts.

  • Work in an Agile Scrum environment


  • Approximately 5+ years' experience developing software with high system reliability requirements.

  • Ability to develop creative solutions, prioritize tactical and strategic plans and execute quickly.

  • Works independently with moderate supervision with latitude for independent judgment.

  • Proficient in C# .NET, WPF, XAML, and ASP

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming.

  • Strong SQL skills

  • Experience with web services. How to use and create.

  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation ALM, Version Control, Testing and Release Management

  • Knowledge of VBA excel

  • Experience with industrial controls is a plus.

Education: B.S. degree in computer science, electrical engineering or equivalent experience

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.