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Job Title: Senior R&D Software Engineer
Company Name: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/23/2022
Expire Date: 12/18/2022
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Engineering, Information Technology, Internet/E-Commerce, Law Enforcement, and Security, Quality Control, Research & Development, Web Technology
Job Description
Senior R&D Software Engineer

Do you have a passion for innovative ideas and groundbreaking discoveries? With over $1 billion invested annually in R&D (Research & Development), at Thermo Fisher Scientific you will help solve some of the world’s toughest challenges, from giving cancer patients hope, ensuring safe drinking water and helping law enforcement tackle cases through forensics. We empower our teams to put science into meaningful action and give our R&D colleagues the autonomy, resources, and tools they need to take science a step beyond.

R&D in Hillsboro, OR

The Research & Development group in Hillsboro, Oregon develops innovative electron and ion microscopes to meet the needs of our Semiconductor, Materials Science, and Life Science customers. You will join a team of highly skilled software engineers who develop microscope beam control and acquisition software and perform computer vision image processing. Together we contribute to the core software platform used to drive a large suite of microscopy tools throughout the organization.

How will you make an impact?

By being a creative problem-solver, using unique digital solutions to improve our microscope images and build new insights from data to enhance the microscope experience for our customers.

What will you do?

  • Work with the beam control and acquisition processing team to develop and implement signal and image processing improvements

  • Research limitations in existing acquisition methods and propose new, innovative solutions to help solve customer challenges

  • Design improvements in cooperation with specialists from different domains, such as hardware control, physics, and applications engineering

  • Act as the group's data processing ambassador to other local and international software groups

  • Conduct proof of concept experiments on data processing, including AI/ML and other computer vision techniques

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, or Physics


  • 5+ years of demonstrated ability in software engineering role

  • Experience developing signal and/or image processing algorithms or applications

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Strong problem-solving skills from concept to implementation

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong teamwork

  • Quick learner with ability to work on new innovative technologies

  • Professional knowledge of any of the following is a plus: AI/ML, Python, OpenCV, Automated Testing, C/C++, C#, Linux, Kubernetes, Docker

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. A one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

Apply today!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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