Associate Principal Software Engineer

Engineering Hazelwood, Missouri

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Position Summary:

We develop equipment, tests, and software that deliver rapid, high-impact, actionable results in immunoassays, microbiology, and molecular biology. The Software Engineer will develop and support software supporting patient health and consumer product safety. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Software Development: Write, test, and maintain high-quality code for software applications, ensuring they meet specified requirements and standards.
  • Design and Architecture: Collaborate with other team members to design software solutions and system architecture. Consider scalability, maintainability, and performance in the design process.
  • Coding and Programming: Use various programming languages, tools, and frameworks to implement software solutions. Stay up-to-date with industry best practices and emerging technologies.
  • Debugging and Troubleshooting: Identify and fix software defects, bugs, and performance issues. Conduct thorough testing and debugging to ensure the functionality and integrity of the software.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, quality assurance (QA) engineers, and other stakeholders, to understand requirements and deliver software solutions that meet business needs.
  • Documentation: Create and maintain documentation for code, design, and implementation details. This includes writing clear and concise technical documentation for fellow engineers and end-users.
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment: Implement and maintain automated build and deployment processes to streamline the development lifecycle.
  • Code Reviews: Participate in and conduct code reviews to ensure code quality, adherence to coding standards, and knowledge sharing within the team.
  • Research and Development: Stay informed about industry trends, new technologies, and best practices. Apply new knowledge to improve existing systems and processes.
  • Testing: Develop and execute unit tests, integration tests, and performance tests to ensure the reliability and robustness of software applications.

Education, Skills, & Experience:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field with 4 years of software development experience OR Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field with 2 years of software development experience
    • High School Diploma/GED with 8 years of software development experience OR
    • Associates degree or professional certification with 6 years of software development experience
  • Programming Skills: Proficiency in C#, SQL, Python, WPF, .NET MAUI preferred
  • Additional Technical Skills:  Process mapping, Networking Skills; UDP, TCP/IP, Tracert
  • Project Management: Experience with software development methodologies, e.g. Agile, Scrum, etc.
  • Version Control: Familiarity with version control systems, such as Git.
  • Regulatory and Compliance: FDA, QSR and ISO quality systems preferred



BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioFire Diagnostics’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).