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US-Connecticut-Branford: Senior Software Engineer

Date: _02-Jan-2013_
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Senior Software Engineer C++

* Responsible leading a team of software engineers to design and implement creative signal processing software solutions for cutting-edge DNA sequencing instruments as well as to support legacy software. * Contributes to technical activities across all phases of software development, including writing requirements, creating design documents, and prototyping, coding, testing and integrating software. * Takes initiative to offer innovative solutions to project-related technical problems and lead his or her team to implement them to meet project time and budget commitments. * Implements modular solutions as part of a larger system architecture, integrating C++ application infrastructure with signal processing algorithms originating in Matlab, optimizing for performance to maximize data processing throughput. Utilizes parallel processing techniques to scale up data processing solutions. * Estimates project development time for resource allocation needs, assigning tasks to development team and soliciting their input. * Oversees software build structure for applications under his or her control, enforcing compliance with software configuration management procedures. * Ensures quality of code developed under his or her team, holding code reviews to comply with business code style and semantic standards. * Holds his or her team accountable for complying with business procedures for product and software development according to our quality management system. * Increases productivity and team engagement by promoting a positive working environment, inspiring his or her team to work hard to meet business goals. * Other duties as assigned.

* BS/MS degree in Computer Science or a related field AND a minimum of 8+ years industry experience in software development; a PhD in Computer Science or related field AND a minimum of 5+ years industry experience. * C++, STL, and industry best practices for software design and development * Application architecture and design for a Linux or Unix environment * Signal processing background desirable , exposure to FPGAs, GPUs, and hardware acceleration a plus * Data structures, and algorithmic and I/O efficiency * Parallel processing, familiarity with 3rd party libraries like openMPI desired * Multi-tasking and/or multi-thread synchronization * Network and Inter-process communications techniques, including sockets, TCP/IP * Matlab knowledge desirable * XML & XSLT * Source Configuration Management * Software build tools including autoconf, GNU make, and linux scripting languages * Software unit and system testing, bug tracking, debugging tools and methods * Formalized Software Development Life Cycle, ideally in a regulated industry * Works thoroughly and methodically with an attention to detail, yet in a fast paced manner. * Effectively handles change, while inspiring colleagues to help meet departmental milestones. * Used to both R&D and Engineering environments, values standardization, reusability, and teamwork. * Developed products that have shipped.

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