West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply. West is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. West's 2017 sales of $1.6 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 112 million of its components and devices, which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world.
In this role, as a software engineer, you will contribute to the design, development, documenting, testing, and enhancement of highly available, distributed, scalable and secure compute systems and platforms.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Work with internal stakeholders to understand business needs and translate to technical designs * Create prototype software solutions that explore innovative ideas * Execute full lifecycle software development * Write well-designed, self-documented, testable, performant, secure, and efficient code * Research emerging technologies to create and maintain competitive advantage * Contribute to the continued improvement of standards, tooling, and processes * Participate in daily standup meetings * Participate in code reviews * Other duties as assigned
Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent preferred
Experience: Minimum 2 years as a professional programmer in at least one of C, C++, Erlang/Elixir
Possess a strong level of curiosity, interest, and eagerness to learn new technologies quickly
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* Familiar with agile development practices * Experience in object-oriented design and programming * Experience in development concepts such as multi-threading and concurrency * Experience with OpenCV or equivalent computer vision library a plus * Experience programming for NVIDIA Jetson, Google Coral, or similar a plus
* 5% travel, including global
West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please send an email to ...@westpharma.com. Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.