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BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. Software Engineer III in Salt Lake City, Utah

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is a fast growing and profitable biotech company with a great opportunity for a software developer to write and maintain application and web-based software for the company’s in-house software systems. These software development engineers write and maintain client-based and web-based scientific and business application software. They are expected to learn BioFire Diagnostics’ core technology, business, and the enterprise systems that enable them.

When working on software projects, engineers are expected to understand the specifications and schedules under which the project operates. They should work efficiently with the development and test engineering groups to produce high quality software by coding to industry standards, writing unit and regression tests intended to run on continuous integration build servers, effectively utilizing the development tools, and contributing to software design documents. When specifications are incorrect, inconsistent, or could be improved, they should discuss changes with project managers.

Engineers are expected to check in their source code and unit tests to source control on a regular basis. They should work actively with their teams to move software through the Quality System.

Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.

  • Understand BioFire Diagnostics’ mission, values, and core technologies.

  • Read and interpret software specifications and implement software according to those specifications.

  • Maintain BioFire Diagnostics’ software products.

  • Write unit tests for all code development activities.

  • Complete projects on time with supervision from the project manager.

  • Continually update technical knowledge and skills.

  • Participate effectively in technical code reviews as both a reviewer and reviewee.

  • Communicate road blocks to project managers or technical leads.

  • Foster a collaborative and cooperative work environment.

  • Work with software test engineering group to help verify software products.

Minimum Qualifications

Training and Education: Requires a Bachelor of Science in an engineering, scientific or technical field, or equivalent experience.

Experience: 3+ years of work experience in software development or a related field with demonstrated technical proficiency


Programming skills:

  • Object-oriented design practices

  • Database architecture, design, and implementation, as well as ORM tools

  • Windows OS experience

Basic Engineering skills:

  • Source control

  • Defect tracking

  • Build systems