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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Software Engineer – Front-End Development (JavaScript, React) - REMOTE in San Jose, California

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Job Description:

The Informatics team within BD Biosciences is seeking an experienced Staff Software Engineer to help craft and implement our software platform based largely on Electron, JavaScript, React, NodeJS and relevant modern technologies. We are looking for someone with very strong technical experience and domain knowledge, experience in problem solving, strong passion, interest and quick learning abilities, someone who’s detail oriented with an initiative to drive tasks to completion, someone with a bias for action with accountability for results. A candidate should be passionate about software engineering with a strong technical background, extraordinary communication skills, and confirmed experience in web-oriented technology stack including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, NodeJS, and React. The majority of the work will be on the front-end initially but a full stack experience is desirable in order to help make appropriate architecture choices and potentially help out beyond the front end of our application. The individual should have a confirmed understanding of what it takes to build advanced applications including security, session management, schemas, data migrations, and data persistence layers. This work can be done remotely, most of the team is in the Pacific time zone.

Job Functions:

  • Develop well-designed, testable and highly efficient code by incorporating software development best-practices and anticipating future needs.

  • Work with our designs and customer experience teams to implement user interfaces and user experiences to meet or exceed design intent.

  • Integrate data from back-end.

  • Work with other partners to resolve and refine functional and non-functional requirements as necessary, interpret those to create engineering specifications.

  • Create and maintain appropriate developer documentation and appropriate test coverage.

  • Take ownership and work with other partners and the rest of the team to develop implementation with attention to feasibility, performance, system integration and maintainability of the solution.

  • Stay ahead of with emerging technologies and industry trends, and apply those as appropriate.

Essential Qualifications:

  • BS (MS or PhD preferred) in computer science, engineering, or relevant field.

  • 5+ years of demonstrable experience building applications and services in JavaScript.

  • Understanding and experience with JavaScript/TypeScript/NodeJS ecosystems.

  • Solid expertise in React.

  • A deep understanding of semantic HTML and CSS.

  • Fluent with git, bash and Unix-based systems.

  • Experience working in CI/CD development pipelines

  • Experience working on development teams with multiple software engineers.

  • Collaborative teammate and culture fit who strives to assist and unblock peers, participates in code reviews, and suggests improvements to designs, requirements, and processes.

  • A technical attitude with excellent attention to detail.

  • Strong passion for problem solving, continuously learning, adapting, and take initiative in a rapid-pace Agile environment.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience with Electron development.

  • Experience with Apollo.

  • Experience working with Jest or a similar testing framework.

  • Experience developing and using REST API.

  • Experience with GraphQL.

  • Experience with Webpack.

  • Evidence of contributions to open-source projects.

  • Science background.

Company Background:

BD Life Sciences is a leading provider of products for the safe collection and transport of diagnostics specimens, as well as instruments and reagent systems to accurately detect a broad range of infectious diseases, healthcare-associated infections and cancers. Within the BD Life Sciences segment, BD Biosciences is a world leader in bringing innovative diagnostic and research tools to life scientists, clinical researchers, laboratory professionals and clinicians who are involved in basic research, drug discovery and development, biopharmaceutical production and disease management.

The BD Biosciences unit is focused on continually advancing the science and applications associated with cellular analysis. Key products and services include fluorescence-activated cell sorters and analyzers, monoclonal antibodies and kits for cell analysis, informatics solutions and reagent systems for life science research, cell imaging systems, and culture media and supplements for biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Over the past 20 years, the Informatics team has significantly given to critical advances in medicine and life sciences through various Informatics solution including the flow cytometry data analysis tool (FlowJo®) - one of the world-wide most-popular flow cytometry data analysis tool. This tool and other solutions developed by the Informatics Platform drive immunological research, give to progress in cancer diagnostics and treatment and helped fight against HIV/AIDS and many other diseases. The candidate will be helping us develop a brand new, completely re-architected version of FlowJo based on modern web-friendly technologies with potential to integrate advanced cloud compute and AI/ML aspects.

Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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