Associate Software Engineer

  • Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.

Group's key figures are approx. 5.4 billion Euros turnover, over 900 laboratories across 50 countries and about 55,000 staff.

Job Description

POSITION TITLE (ENGLISH): Associate Software Engineer                      

REPORTING TO: Manager                              

REPORTING LOCATION: Bangalore                

WORKING LOCATION: Bangalore                   

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION AND OBJECTIVES:

Eurofins is currently accelerating the deployment of standard processes across its Laboratories. One of the elements of this initiative is the software “Eurofins Laboratory Information Management System, First Generation Standard” (eLIMS-FGS). It consists of a selection of existing LIMS modules aggregated into a comprehensive suite of tools and applications that provide standardized support for the analytical services of Eurofins’ laboratories.

The objective of this position is to join the eLIMS-FGS Support and Continual Improvement project team as a Software Programmer.

The technologies currently being deployed for development are VB6 and Visual Studio 2015, TFS2015, MS SQL Server 2017 or later, Crystal reports.

The applied organizational methodology is Scrum.

 

Job description:

Within the eLIMS-FGS Support & Continual Improvement project team made up of a team leader together with four support agents and developers, the candidate is expected to:

  • Contribute as a team member to the ongoing development of the application suite deployed at various globally distributed locations
  • Integrate his- or herself into the team workflow and best practices including Agile values and principles (Agile Manifesto)
  • Follow team development practices and policies in order to design an application suite that can easily be implemented within Eurofins Group World Wide and supported on a long-term period.
  • Create and maintain technical and operational documentation that describes program code, logic, changes, and modifications in the user work-flow.

 

SPECIFIC ASSIGNMENTS:

  • Development
    • Implement change requests in the existing modules and integrate new modules into the suite
    • Maintain good programming practices (code-quality, peer-review, definition of done, documentation…)
    • Develop working relationships within the FGS programme (Product Owner, Business Analysts, support agents, testing & deployment staff).
  • Collaboration with Support Agents
    • Support development of complex configuration elements such as Scripts, Reports or SQL procedures.

Technical reference and diagnosis in case of urgent incidents or intractable Bugs

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Technology skills:

  • Strong and proven background in Information Technology
  • Strong in any programming language(C, C++, C#, Java..etc)
  • Should be good in Database (writing queries - SQL)

 

Personal Skills:

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Structured work habits and ability to conform to best practices for software development
  • Scrum values : Commitment, Focus, Openness, Respect, Courage
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills. Competent in English.
  • Ability to work in a complex international environment
  • Successful teamwork experience is required
  • Time management skills are a must; as well as the ability to be flexible and creative

 

 

Qualifications

PREFERRED CANDIDATE :

·       Diploma / Polytechnic / BCA / BSc IT, CS, Electronics or any other equivalent degree

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