Lead Software Engineer in Sparks Glencoe, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Job #:  830428

Good Afternoon,

Hope all is well!  I wanted to reach out because Apex Systems has an immediate opening for a Sr. Software Engineer working directly with one of our large clients in the Baltimore, Maryland area.  Our client is a leading provider of healthcare technology that serves medical institutions, life sciences researchers, clinical labs and the general public, while focusing on helping people live healthier lives and eliminate suffering from disease.  The Sr. Software Engineer will be part of a highly technical software engineering team targeting an existing microbiology laboratory system in the area of automation, database and network communications.  Please see below for the position overview, responsibilities, and technical landscape.  If you, or someone you know may be interested, please forward an updated resume to Catherine Chambers at cchambers@apexsystems.com. 

Role: Lead Software Engineer

Location: Baltimore, MD area

Duration: 6 month contract to hire

Compensation: Based off experience

Technical Landscape: C#/C/C++, COM/USB, TCP/IP, Multithreaded/Serialization, WPF, SQL, T-SQL, Web Services, Ethernet/RS 232/485

Candidate Focus: 
•Lead a software development project which includes creating the time/resource estimation effort, regular updating of status in a project schedule, technical guidance, and mentoring less experienced software engineers
•Ability to work well with customer service technical staff to identify and document issues and the associated solutions
•Architect/design and re-design system software components for medical instrumentation platforms
•Hands on technical lead that contributes to the software development effort as well as technically leading a small team of software engineers
•Interface with other technical departments 
•Interface with Quality, Regulatory, Marketing and Project Management
•Architect/design/implement/recommend new software component designs or enhancements to existing software products; leads in the implementation of more complex subsystems and systems.
•Document updated design documentation with change information
•Demonstrate proper coding techniques including maintainability, reuse, unit testing, and commenting, driving standards within the team
•Develops automated unit test cases to assure software meets the design criteria
•Collaborate with other resources to ensure effective design and implementation goals
•Lead technical design reviews and code inspections providing clear, actionable feedback for project team members
•Assure adherence to development policies and software quality procedures

•BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other related engineering field is required
•Minimum of 8 years of experience in software development, systems & architecture concepts and designs and technical team leadership
•Minimum of 5 years work experience with C#/.NET development
•Minimum of 5 years work experience with Embedded C
•Minimum of 2 years of experience with SQL Server, Entity Framework, LINQ

Required Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:
•Experience with multi-threaded development in Windows and RTOS is required
•Experience with electro/opto-mechanical instrumentation development is preferred
•Experience with Agile including Scrum (planning, estimating, executing) is preferred
•Experience writing automated unit tests
•Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are essential
•Demonstrated ability to comprehend and debug complex software systems
•Demonstrated positive work ethic with a strong commitment to achieving project team goals

Other Experience:
•Experience working in a regulated (FDA) environment and previous development with medical instrumentation is a plus
•Experience with design patterns such as MVVM and MVC is a plus
•Experience with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is a plus
•Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) is a plus
•Experience with Ethernet and TCP/IP socket development is a plus
•Experience with serial protocols (rs232, rs485, rs422) is a plus












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