Senior Software Engineer

at TA Instruments in New Castle, Delaware, United States

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Senior Software Engineer

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Software Engineering


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, better batteries, making materials more recyclable, space suits, candy that melts in your mouth and not your hands, paint that goes on smooth and dries without streaks, even ensuring your french fries have the perfect crunch to them.... What do these all have in common? Material Science!


Our instruments are pivotal in designing materials used in every aspect of life. Our software enables the scientists and technicians to not only run experiments, but gain insights from the data in both production and research of new materials.


We are looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our Research and Development organization and contribute to the continued success of our Thermal Analysis and Rheology software solution as it evolves into a next generation Instrument Control and Informatics product.


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Typical tasks of the position include, but are not limited to




As a Senior Software Engineer you will:

Research, design, develop and release/maintain: Application, User interface, Data analysis, Instrument control software for thermal analysis, rheological, and calorimetric instruments.

Responsible for ongoing support of current programs including performance, diagnosis and troubleshooting of problem programs and designing solutions to problematic programming.

Work 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.

Provide code and supporting documentation in accordance with the coding guidelines, quality processes and applicable procedures, including team's definition of DONE.

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, and performance.

Provide product specific and technical support to internal and external users where appropriate.

You will be working closely with management team in evaluating current systems and making design decisions on future development.

As modern technologies emerge and impact our systems, you will learn these technologies very quickly and resolve any problems involved in integrating technologies with our systems.


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.





The successful candidate will have a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that would include the following





You have a bachelor's degree (preferably in a science related subject or in engineering)


At least 5+ years in software development experience.

Strong technical experience in C# and .NET.

Informatics and data anlytics experience a plus

Strong consideration of those with material science experience


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 from reading and experimentation.

TA Instruments is an equal opportunity employer.





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 more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team... For full info follow application link.


It is the policy of TA Instruments to recruit, hire, and retain the best-qualified workforce while meeting the Company’s commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. TA Instruments does not discriminate against any qualified candidate for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, religious creed, age (40 or older), disability (reasonably accommodated by TA Instruments), medical condition, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other factor prohibited by law.

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Job Posting: 878083

Posted On: Nov 28, 2021

Updated On: Dec 28, 2021