Principal Software EngineerReq. #
10598Company Name
Waters DivisionCategory
Software EngineeringLocation
Regular Full-Time


The Waters Corporation Instrument Control Software Team is currently seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join a Milford-based team of distributed, talented developers and designers to successfully implement a new web-stack based software platform for embedded applications. The successful candidate will excel at communication and multi-site team collaborations, as well as with having designed, developed and commercialized web applications. They will have provided detailed design guidance and documentation that has resulted in strong team alignment and robust and reliable products. It is also highly desirable that the candidate has designed and developed software that interacts with physical devices such as scientific instrumentation.


Contribute to design and implementation of a new software platform.Contribute to the architectural and design documentation for the platform.Provide technical guidance and mentoring to the team members.Collaborate with adjacent software and hardware teams to negotiate optimal/extensible contracts and interfaces to assure robust transactions and transfer of data.Regularly collaborate with the Interaction Design Lead to ensure that the platform architecture can deliver the appropriate user experience.Regularly collaborate with the Product Manager and Product Owner to refine work items in the backlog and in sprints.Recommend tooling that can help with team efficiency and assure product success.Keep up-to-date with web-stack development and related technologies


Bachelors degree in computer science, software engineering or a related field.8+ years experience developing software using web tools and technologies.Functional understanding of architectural styles and design patterns.Expert level software development in Web technologies (JS/TS, HTML, CSS/SCSS)Expert level experience in web frameworks (Angular, Bootstrap, Node.js and RxJS)Knowledge of Waterfall and Agile development methodologies.Understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC)Proficient in Atlasian Toolset (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, etc.)Familiarity with IoT, Cloud, Security and Internationalization, preferred.

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 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.

Key Words

Web technologies, JS/TS, HTML, CSS/SCSS, CSS, JIRA, Conflence, Bitbucket, Atlasian, IoT, Cloud, Security, Internationalization, web-stack development, platform architecture, user experience,
Associated topics: back end, c#, devops, java, php, python, sdet, software developer, software development engineer, software engineer

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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