Santa Clara, California

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Want to go further in Research & Development?

Here's where you take the next step working with the pioneering teams taking Agilent's world-leading products from the drawing board to the real world. You'll not only lead the design and development of projects, you'll also determine the approach taken to each assignment while coordinating with colleagues in other functions throughout the process.

 As a part of Agilent's LC-MS software R&D team, your focus will be the design and implement state of the art, quality software for the Windows environment. To be successful in this role you will need to be self-motivated, creative and proactive. This is a fast-paced environment that includes multiple platforms and architectures, with diverse technologies and lab environments. The individual will work closely with other R&D software developers.

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 As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining critical components of our new instrument control software
  • Develop software for our data acquisition software package running on Windows operating system (C#, .NET). One main focus is UI design for web-enabled instrument access.
  • Participate in code review sessions with other SW engineers to ensure high quality SW implementations
  • Ensure that found defects and enhancement requests are clearly documented in our defect tracking system
  • Participate in troubleshooting and triaging of issues with different teams to drive towards root cause identification and resolution

Agilent has a great culture based on the belief that our people are our greatest asset.  Our values are present in all we do – innovation, trust, respect, teamwork, uncompromising integrity, speed, focus, and accountability.  Agilent culture provides flexibility to manage job and personal demands by offering hybrid work arrangements.  We want employees to work at Agilent offices part of the week to strengthen teamwork and preserve our strong company culture, and work from home the balance of the week to offer our employees more flexibility.  We value flexibility and consider it critical to employee engagement and retention.  




Santa Clara, California

Agilent is a global leader in laboratory technologies for the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets, delivering insight and innovation that advance the quality of life.  It is the quality of our products and services, our intense focus, and our uncompromising integrity that enable our customers to discover new frontiers and make continuous advancements in areas such as: cancer research and diagnostics, drug development, food safety and their labs’ performance and efficiency . Whatever the challenge, our One Agilent global team is dedicated to delivering trusted answers to our customers’ critical questions in our collective quest to improve the world around us.

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