BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Engineer - Software Technical Lead Informatics in Sparks, Maryland

Job Description SummarySummary

The Becton Dickinson Diagnostics Systems division is looking for a hands-on full stack Software Technical Lead who has a passion for delivering great software products that meet customer needs. The right candidate will be a self-motivated positive person who puts team goals ahead of individual accomplishments, has built innovative forward-looking solutions, is a technical leader and mentor, and collaborates effectively with project team members to achieve the scheduled work.

The candidate will be part of a highly technical software engineering team building our next-generation Informatics solutions encompassing web, cloud and mobile applications.

Job Description


  • Works independently to specify, plan, design, develop, test and support software components.

  • Implement new software component designs or enhancements to existing software products; leads in the implementation of more complex subsystems and systems.

  • Be hands-on to mentor a team of software developers to create high quality, robust software under an FDA compliant product development process.

  • Demonstrate proper coding including maintainability, reuse, unit testing, and commenting, driving standards within the team.

  • Review and generate design documentation following all regulatory and quality standards and ensuring technical team compliance.

  • Lead technical design and code reviews ensuring compliance to architecture, coding, and design and commenting standards. Provide clear, actionable feedback for project team members.

  • Provide subject-matter expertise with regards to the architecture and design of application, mobile, and cloud platforms that meets defined technology, security, network, privacy and compliance requirements.

  • Contributes to project schedule generation including scope of work, duration of tasks, and order of execution

  • Adhere to all quality management system and regulatory requirements.

  • Ensures compliance to BD quality standards and conveys an expectation of high software quality

Required Education, Experience, and Knowledge

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related Engineering discipline

  • 10 years’ experience in software development, systems & architecture concepts and designs

  • 5 years’ experience as a Technical Lead

  • Experience in both back-end and front-end technologies, and familiarity with each layer of the software stack.

  • Experience with Microsoft development using Visual Studio, .NET Framework, C#, ASP.NET , SQL Server, PowerShell, and Azure to produce complete solutions.

  • Experience architecting and designing integrated software/hardware systems

  • Experience with web oriented concepts and technologies: HTML, AJAX, REST APIs.

  • Experience with JavaScript and Angular 2 or 4, D3, Bootstrap and JQuery frameworks

  • Understanding of Service-Oriented Architectures and Restful interface implementation

  • Experience designing scalable cloud architectures and deployments

  • Understanding of distributed development and object-oriented programming techniques.

  • Understanding of networking and network protocols

  • Experience writing reusable unit tests

  • Action oriented with a focus on results

  • Demonstrated positive work ethic with a strong commitment to achieving project goals

  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills are essential


  • Entity Framework and LINQ

  • Mobile application development and deployment (iOS, Android, Windows Phone)

  • Experience with distributed database architecture and implementation

  • Experience in Agile development including SCRUM

  • Experience with hardware and software instrument integration

  • Experience working in a regulated (FDA) environment with medical instrumentation is a plus

Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore

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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