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Principal Software Engineer

Company: Cell Signaling Technology
Location: Peabody
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a private, family owned, worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools. As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed XMT - technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies, PTMScan -, a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, and PhosphoSitePlus -, an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications. We are passionate about our role in contributing to the life science industry's advancing of the human condition through accelerating the discovery and development of innovative therapies for human disease. We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.

Envision joining a company where you....
Collaborate with a group of amazing humans who are dedicated to helping the life sciences industry better understand the mechanisms of cell function and disease
Can innovate creatively and be the master of your own craft
Will be part of an international team whose contributions will have a major impact on both the company and the entire field of biomedical research.

The Role....

We are seeking an experienced Principal Software Engineer to support Cell Signaling Technology's scientific organization. As a critical member of our Laboratory Information Management Systems teams, you will collaborate closely with key stakeholders to develop systems to support and advance research programs and process improvements. You will also have the opportunity to not only execute development, testing and deployment of software but also have the ability to develop and train junior engineers.

You'll have the opportunity to....
Independently execute application design, computer systems analysis, development, testing, and deployment of software systems
Effectively split your time between the execution/development of software systems and the training and development of junior engineers
Work daily with a dedicated international team of expert developers
Work in a hybrid model, ideally you live on the East Coast so are able to travel to the office for quarterly meetings
Analyze and design software for existing on premise and cloud-based applications and deliver laboratory workflow solutions to our scientists using emerging cloud technologies and off-the-shelf applications
using a software development lifecycle based on agile principles
Apply analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex technical information and problems using advanced programming and software design principles and methods
Identify technical risk, potential impact, and mitigation strategies for software under active development
Form strategic partnerships with key stakeholders across multiple business functions to determine which systems to design and enhance in order to meet business goals and objectives
Work closely with project managers and provide technical leadership and solution architecture for the team
Collaborate with other architects and platform owners within CST to ensure a maintainable, resilient and flexible environment at CST through the effective use of technology

What you will bring to the team....
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, plus 8 years of experience OR a Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field plus 5 years of experience
5+ years of experience with Java/Python or another high-level programming language
3-5 years of SQL and/or experience with cloud-based applications/DevOps
Experience with the software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile philosophy and scrum methodologies
Excellent communication and leadership skills with a strong focus on customer service
Excitement about scientific workflow solutions. Prior experience with laboratory information management systems (LIMS), electronic notebooks (ELN) and scientific data management systems (SDMS) is a plus.

What we offer....

At Cell Signaling Technology (CST) we recognize that people will always be our most important asset. Providing a safe, inclusive, and stimulating working environment that understands the importance of diversity, human dignity and meaningful work is as important as establishing company policies that incorporate excellent health insurance and pay benefits. We recognize that development of people is the key to their happiness and thus ensure every employee has impactful discussions with their manager and develops actionable performance and professional development plans. Lastly, we are committed to engaging and supporting our employees in committees and philanthropy that benefit their local communities and environment through community investment programs.

Medical (BCBS) and Dental (Delta Dental) plans paid at 90%
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability
Flexible Spending accounts
401(k) Plan with 6% match
Tuition Reimbursement
Generous PTO package
Pet Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Onsite Subsidized Cafeteria
Free Parking

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our employees, their families, our communities, partners and customers. In order to promote that safety and well-being, we require that all US-based employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated, or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief, may make a request for exemption. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company.

Cell Signaling Technology (CST) is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a veteran or as a member of the military or status in any group protected by applicable federal or state laws.


All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Cell Signaling Technology (CST) via email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of CST , unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by CST for this position and a valid agreement with CST is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the CST agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Keywords: Cell Signaling Technology, Peabody , Principal Software Engineer, Other , Peabody, Massachusetts

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