Senior Software Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA

Posted: 06/01/2018 Position Categories: Engineering Job Number: RMA 5233 Pay Rate: Depending on experience

A biotech manufacturing company in Sunnyvale, CA is looking for a Senior Software Engineer (GUI) to be a both an individual contributor and as a team lead in the design/development of medical diagnostic applications including the UI framework. You will be part of a team re-architecting the code base and redesigning the UI framework for next generation SW products. This is a great opportunity to truly own your area of expertise and to have a huge impact on the new products.


  • Design, implement and maintain UI and UI framework for medical diagnostic application software.
  • Be part of a software engineering team that develops software for commercial products, manufacturing test systems and in-house research.
  • Projects will involve mostly GUI design, mathematical data analysis, data acquisition and storage, Ethernet and USB communications, and instrument control.
  • Participate in cross-functional project teams with scientists and other engineers.
  • Work well in a team environment, and also work well with customers on multiple levels (leadership and non-leadership).
  • Adhere to software development and source control processes.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent technical discipline and a minimum of 8 years of UI design/implementation experience (Web-based, Mobile, etc.)

Ability to work across all layers of the application, from back-end databases through to the UI

Working knowledge of database relational design, schema design and data normalization

Exceptional design and programming skills; solid understanding of concurrency, threading, and data structures

Demonstrated knowledge of automated testing (e.g., JUnit) and experience with test-driven development

Experience in Gap Analysis of existing software to current and future designs; ability to evaluate criteria and exercise judgment in selecting techniques to obtain results

Ability to handle multiple, time sensitive projects and activities simultaneously and effectively

Ability to be self-motivated, proactive, curious, accountable and flexible

Ability to communicate complex technical issues and design to peers and cross-functional teams including scientists, technical support and other engineers.

Ability to produce thorough documentation that meets regulatory/methodology requirements.

Solid leadership skills and highly motivated to lead and mentor other engineers.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Experience in ISO and FDA regulated environments, and medical diagnostics instrument related software design 

Experience developing GUIs with Java or Web technologies

Experience with backend/middleware development

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.

Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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