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Waters Principal Software Engineer in Milford, Massachusetts

Waters Corporation is currently seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join our organization.

In this role, the individual will join a dynamic and collaborative environment, encouraging cross team development between Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Data Application departments. Specifically, the individual will join our R&D organization which develops our Chromatography Separations based Technologies.

The instrumentation being developed and maintained involves many electro-mechanical sub-systems which provide an exciting opportunity for learning system dynamics and integration of the different technologies.

  • Contribute to the design, development, integration and maintenance of a Linux based server controlling & managing multiple analytical instruments in a networked environment

  • Collaborate and work in a fast-paced cross-functional team environment

  • Troubleshoot and develop solutions for existing product issues

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics or other related discipline preferred, or equivalent years of experience.

  • 8+ years working as a software engineer in a related field

  • Experience and demonstrated strength in

  • modern C++ software development for server-side on Linux

  • object-oriented design and development

  • using STL, Boost libraries

  • controlling and managing networked devices (instruments or similar)

  • analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Strong familiarity with:

  • modern software development tools (Git, JIRA, CMake etc.)

  • modern SDLC processes

  • Highly motivated, self-disciplined, independent and results oriented

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience with one or more of following is a plus: Yocto Linux, Python, Docker, SQLite.

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 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.

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. Celebrating diversity is important to us. We thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.

C++, OOD, OOP, STL, Boost, Linux

Company Name: Waters Division

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Street: 34 Maple Street

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