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Software Engineer MECOP Intern

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Software Engineer MECOP Intern

Eugene, OR
  • Responsibilities

    When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

    In a complex world of developing products for studying Cancer and other disease processes, help us be a part of this story with our Biology and Test Engineering team. With applications that span the Cancer research field—from basic research through drug discovery—help us develop a broad range of products including fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, and microplate reader instrumentation and reagents for the detection of cellular and biochemical analytes and molecules involved in disease processes.


    We are searching for a talented Software Engineer Intern who will help our international team of engineers deliver our next generation Flow Cytometer. You will ensure the correct execution and communication of existing and new features from the application’s UI through the full stack to the embedded hardware components on a next gen scientific research instrument. Get your hands on the hardware as well as solve interesting application level problems. Knowledge diversity and problem-solving experience are expected as our technical landscape is complex and immense. This is a challenging job but satisfying to the intellectually curious.


    • Work within an established MVC design pattern to develop a complex UX within an existing MFC framework and advocate for unit testing

    • Comfortably navigate and program within a polyglot environment including C#, C++, JavaScript, JSON, Python, SQL, Non-SQL, etc.

    • Architect and implement tools using C#, CLR, Python, HTML, JavaScript, etc.

    • Provide timely, up-to-date, and complete documentation


    • Demonstrate an entry level understanding of computational theory, multi-threading, code optimization

    • Be well rounded, flexible, able to follow through, and can work under pressure with associated deadlines

    • Excellent communicator as many of our interdisciplinary colleagues work on international teams over many time zones under many domain specialties

    • Organized, detail oriented and proactive


    • Demonstrably strong problem-solving abilities

    • Experience in an Agile Scrum development process

    • Excellent communication skills (written/verbal)

    At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. 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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  • About Us

    As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific's professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. They help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure food is safe, and so much more. When you #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher, you are guaranteed meaningful work - both personally and professionally.