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PerkinElmer Inc.

Sr. Director Software Engineering

PerkinElmer Inc. - Hopkinton, MA

As part of the Diagnostics Business at PerkinElmer, the Sr. Director Software Engineering will support 8 different diagnostics products focused primarily in the Women's Health and Newborn Screening sector. This person will lead a large multi-cultural global software engineering team focused on providing software life science regulated product enhancements. As a leader, the main responsibilities include:

Leading a software development team to support short and long term business objectives

Collaborating with project management, team members, and product managers to design, plan, and develop new products and product enhancements in an agile environment

Keeping abreast of emerging technologies, own the technology debt backlog, and make suggestions to upper management to properly align technology with business goals

Developing, monitoring, maintaining, and improve key processes crucial to the Software Development Lifecycle

Proving out and implementing development tools and frameworks

Providing architectural vision and expertise across all layers of the application

Background in software development understanding the essence of team work and guide their work to right direction

Job Requirements :


M.Sc or higherdegree in software, computer science or equivalent combination of education and experience


10 years of experience in software development in a wide range of technologies

Experience in web based and/or cloud based technologies or Software as a Service (SaaS)

Software experience in a healthcare regulated environment (life science or Medical Device).

Global experience leading large software teams for success on multiple product releases.

Big Data experience is a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:

In Depth knowledge of how to architect scalable software applications incl. web-based applications

Clear communicator with a collaborative personality and desire to win

Embraces an environment of continuous improvement

Experience implementing continuous integration, test driven development, and automated testing

Professional and organized

Open-minded for global collaboration

PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

9 days 10 hours ago

PerkinElmer Inc.


Sr. Director Software Engineering PerkinElmer Inc. - Hopkinton, MA, United States


Location: Hopkinton, MA

Company Profile:
Backed by an outstanding team of 7,600 employees and located in over 150 countries across the world, PerkinElmer is a global leader focused on improving human and environmental health, for the better. We provide our customers with critical knowledge, expertise and innovative detection, imaging, software, and services solutions so that they can make better decisions for better outcomes. At PerkinElmer, we make a difference everyday – helping scientists, clinicians and governments detect earlier and more accurately to improve the health and safety of people and the environment. Our solutions range from enabling the discovery of more effective diagnostics and therapies, to making sure that the food we eat, the water we drink, and our environment are safe from contaminants.