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Engineer 2, Software

Posted on: Friday, March 15, 2019
Organization: Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Location: Rochester, NY

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That’s something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.

Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support.  Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do.  It’s who we are.  If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.


Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Clinical Labs business is expanding its Software Engineering team in 2019.  We are hiring highly capable software engineers seeking full lifecycle development from customer requirements through delivery.   This is a hands-on position developing and testing software for the medical diagnostics industry.  We are looking for candidates who thrive when challenges arise and will perform work on complex electro-mechanical embedded systems using a scaled Agile environment in a regulated setting.  Technologies utilized consist of structured and object oriented programming, cybersecurity, network interoperability and data analytics.  Our clinical chemistry and immunodiagnostics platforms & systems seamlessly integrate into an automated clinical lab environment and provide better patient outcomes through diagnostics.  These high impact positions are based in the Company’s R&D headquarters in Rochester, NY. These roles offer the right candidates unique opportunities to join and learn from a best-in-class software engineering team to continue to drive growth within Ortho’s clinical chemistry and immunodiagnostics product portfolio.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for designing and implementing both product and automated test software.  This includes, but is not limited to, requirements analysis, detailed design, build, implementation, code review, unit testing and documentation of software.


  • Performs development, unit testing and modification of product software
  • Develops automated test software and scripts
  • Participates in code reviews,  automated static code analyses and implements software improvements
  • Determines software solutions by performing analyses and understanding problem definition, requirements and system architecture.
  • Makes recommendations for architectural changes to support system solutions
  • Creates software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle
  • Captures design by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clearly readable code
  • Maintains updated job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reads professional publications; maintains personal networks; may participate in professional organizations
  • Achieves timely related results in alignment with annual goals.
  • Participates as the improvement of team skills, software techniques, system reliability and overall quality
  • Must be capable of reliable and predictable attendance
  • May perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS Computer Engineering, BS Computer Science, BS Software Engineering with a minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Programming experience using structured language such as C or C++
  • Must have exceptional skills in the following areas:  analyzing information, software design, software documentation, software testing, programming skills, software development fundamentals, software development process, software requirements, software architecture
  • No regular travel required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS Computer Engineering, MS Computer Science , MS Software Engineering
  • Experience in a regulated environment such as medical
  • Embedded real-time experience (desired)
  • Scripting Languages such as LUA, Perl or Python
  • Formal Analysis and design experience such as Object-Oriented

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