Senior Software Engineer, Instrument, C#

San Diego - Sorrento Software Full-time
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Senior Software Engineer, Instrument, C#

Job Summary:
We’re in search of a talented full stack software engineer that has extensive experience developing client software for Windows. The right candidate has built desktop applications, windows services, consumed external / internal APIs, interacted with varying hardware over a multitude of interfaces. Additionally, the right person will be ready to support their own development, automate all their testing and package / release their own software.


  • Planning, designing and developing on-instrument software for sequencing, genomics analysis, bioinformatics pipelines and lab automation.
  • Collaborating remotely in a small growing team of fast paced solution oriented software, firmware and hardware engineers from various specialties.
  • Automating, managing and supporting development environments in accordance with industry best practices and security guidelines.
  • Deploying and debugging software initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Providing software documentation and diagrams as required.
  • Employing problem-solving skills to troubleshoot and diagnose issues as needed.
  • Using your extensive knowledge of APIs to design services and integrate them with existing data providers in polyglot protocols and languages.
  • Take ownership of assignments, ensuring quality with complete automation testing.
  • Stay current with industry trends, making recommendations as needed to help the company excel.


Instrument Software Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Five years experience in developing desktop software using C# .Net.
  • Experience developing software using C, C++ and python a huge plus.
  • Ability to automate testing using .Net testing frameworks.
  • Build functional UI using .Net / Windows technologies (WinUI, WPF, WinForms).
  • Integrate with drivers, firmware and or API (COM, Rest, gRPC).
  • Ability to create Windows Services and/or CLI to perform backend logic and expose via API.
  • Strong awareness of networking and internet protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP and distributed networks.
  • Extensive experience with open-source technology, software development and system engineering.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to stay focused on completing tasks and meeting goals within a busy workspace.
  • Skilled at working in tandem with a team of remote engineers, or alone as required.