Software Developer / Applications Engineer

Location: San Jose, CA
Date Posted: 06-26-2013

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the technical manager to engineer customer driven solutions and to meet the market requirements.
  • Execute software development life cycle activities from software requirements; design; and implementation through testing and documentation while maintaining compliance to the development plans and practices.
  • Uphold coding and documentation standards for project and/or product and manage deliverables for area of responsibility.
  • Define installation; upgrade; configuration; and operating procedures for complex and multiple systems and support training and coaching of personnel on these practices.
  • Understand business impact of supported systems; establish and maintain technical support service levels; and ensure that they are being met on a regular basis.
  • Understand and apply the use of database monitoring and querying tools (i.e. TOAD; SQL).
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Discuss complex technical issues/questions with customers to make binding decisions.


  • B.S. in Computer Science or similar engineering discipline including Software Engineering; Electrical Engineering; or Biomedical Engineering is required.

Minimum Experience / Training Required is as follows:

  • Programming: strong SQL capabilities, Jscript, .NET, VB Script.
  • Knowledge/Experience with Oracle client and Microsoft SQLServer (configuration/ troubleshooting multiple application connections from Oracle/MS workstation clients to various Oracle/MS databases).
  • Quality System: Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) management, Validation and Qualification, Administration of regulated applications, Change Management (data and configuration), System and Network Security, Disaster Recovery.
  • Documentation: SDLC Documentation, Installation Instructions, Change Requests, Test Protocols and Training Materials.
  • Knowledge of Laboratory Information Management Systems and laboratory operations is strongly preferred.
  • System and Application Monitoring: NetIQ, TOAD, Oracle, development of automated monitoring and support processes and procedures.
  • Requires strong analytical and communication skills as well as sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with Business Analysts, Software Developers, and customers.

What you can expect from us:

  • Highest Salary and Bonus Structure in The Industry
  • Health, Vision and Dental benefits
  • Paid Sick and Personal Days
  • Paid Vacation - $7,500 Annual Vacation Bonus
  • Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Annual Bonuses
  • 401K Options
  • Auto and Life insurance
  • Casual Work Environment
  • Flexible Work Week
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