Lead Software Developer

at Waters Technologies Corporation in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Lead Software Developer


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Research and Development  

US-DE-New Castle  

Regular Full-Time


TA Instruments is a world-leading Scientific Instrumentation company with a focus on Material Characterization.
Electric Cars, 3D Printing, safer and higher capacity batteries, more environmentally compatible materials, candy that melts in your mouth and not your hands, paint that goes on smooth and dries without streaks, even the perfect crunch to your French fries.... What do these all have in common? Material Science!
Our instruments are pivotal in the design of materials used in every aspect of life. Our software enables the scientists and technicians to maximize the value of material analysis, whether to ensure production quality standards or accelerate the research and design of new materials.
We are looking for an experienced Lead Software Developer to join our Research and Development team at our New Castle Delaware site to play a critical role driving our Thermal Analysis and Rheology software solutions towards the future of material science.This role will include developing product architecture, making implementation technology decisions, and extending and enhancing software running on instruments as well as clients computing environments within a cross-functional environment.Sense of initiative and "can-do" attitude are highly critical for this position.




Design, develop, and test instrument system software to co-exist and integrate seamlessly with distributed firmware and hardware elements following API-first principles.
Model lead developer behavior through building system-level product perspective, establishing and following development best-practices, participating in, and initiating of code and design reviews, and coaching of junior members.
Interface with product stakeholders to drive and refine requirements through proactive planning and defining of short-term and long-term deliverables.
Drive discussions on requirement refinement bringing the technology viewpoint into the solutions.
Develop long and short-term strategies for developing software, organizing the workload, and ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget while meeting quality standards and business objectives.
Track project progress and provide regular reports to leadership.
Ensure that products/projects delivered meet customer requirements and specifications.




10+ years of experience in software engineering.
Strong C# and C++ experience with concurrent systems.
Knowledge of Web Services integration (REST, WSDL/SOAP, XML, JSON).
Experience architecting complex systems considering scalability, performance, and maintainability.
Experience leading a team to successful product launch working within cross functional departments.
Experience acting as the bridge between the technical team and the non-technical stakeholders.
Comfortable with generating and tracking project metrics.
Desired Qualifications:
Analytical Instrumentation experience
Enterprise application development in C#
Cloud architecture, including infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
Familiarity with modern communication protocols and security.
Front end development (Server-side rendering and JavaScript)
On device development and interfacing with embedded systems. (IOT, Edge, instrumentation).
API design, protocols, and architectures
Experience creating roadmaps/milestones and report on risks and progress to project stakeholders.
Experience working in a cross functional product team with hardware and software components.

Bachelor's Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Company Description


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 over 60 years. With approximately 8,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We're the problem solvers and innovators that aren't... For full info follow application link.

Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1274770

Posted On: Jun 02, 2024

Updated On: Jun 20, 2024

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