Software Engineer II

Posted 01 Aug 2022

San Jose, California - United States

Req Id 253984



A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers. 


Your Role:

The Informatics team at Intermolecular, a leader of R&D in the field of semiconductor process and material innovation, has developed a software system to support Intermolecular’s high-throughput low-latency methodology on the cycle of learning. As a software engineer, you will work with process engineers, characterization engineers, and operations specialists to refine the software solution. You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly motivated team working on a cutting-edge Web-based Informatics system as well as driving its adoption through continuous improvement.

Play a key role in the development and sustaining of web-based software for R&D experiment planning and execution, data engineering, data store management, data analytics, visualization, and reporting. Involve and work with the offshore engineering team in all phases of the software development lifecycle including software requirements, specifications, design, coding, deployment, and maintenance in the following areas:


  • Conduct continuous audits of data ingestion, data pipeline, and data management system requirements in performance, availability, scalability, security, etc. to refine the end-to-end architecture.
  • Informatics UX modules for data management and MES, supporting scientists in experiment setup and on-site shop floor operations for experiment execution.
  • Informatics data loading pipeline, which spans from on-site shop floor operations network to enterprise network
  • Informatics system health and operations monitoring, working with local operations IT to proactively address potential system availability issues
  • Data store management, understanding the Intermolecular data store models to collaborate with other organizations on digitization initiatives.


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Data Science
  • 2+ years of experience in developing REST-based backend services API in NodeJS and Python
  • 2+ years of experience in data store technologies – RDBMS, NoSQL, Elasticsearch


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and libraries such as jQuery, React
  • Experience in Java or C# is a plus
  • Experience with Search, NLP, information Extraction, and Text Mining technologies
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills




What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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