Software engineer/developer

Interested in technically advanced software, DNA testing, bio-chemistry, automation and advanced algorithms?

Vanadis Diagnostics, part of PerkinElmer, have developed a complete system for investigating chromosome abnormalities during pregnancies based on a blood sample. The system is based on advanced DNA technology and is developed by a group of scientists and engineers with competences in biochemistry, optics, image processing, statistics, and software development.

The role
The Vanadis® NIPT System includes software for controlling workflow, samples, and results. You will participate in the further development of workflows, sample tracking, analysis algorithms and user interfaces. Join a team of five dedicated engineers that work with design, implementation, test, and documentation of new functionality of this modern and technically advanced software. We have daily stand-ups, work in Jira, code review, labs available for testing, Slack used for internal communication. Outside the team you will collaborate with internal stakeholders such as System Testing, Business, Application Engineers, and our colleagues within PerkinElmer in Turku/Åbo.

Main tech-stack for the role: Java, Maven, Git, JUnit, Log4J, REST, JSON, Hibernate, Spring, Bootstrap and JQuery


  • An academic degree in physics, computer science or electronics or equivalent
  • At least 3 years work experience with background from Java development
  • Experience in Test driven development, Hibernate, Spring, Bootstrap, and JQuery
  • Fluent in English
  • You must be a resident in Sweden, however Swedish is not a requirement

It is an advantage if you have experience

  • from C#, C++, Python, R, MatLab
  • from developing medical device products

We want you to be curious, committed and caring. As part of a small team, it is necessary that you are dedicated and that you enjoy sharing knowledge. Quality is especially important with our type of products, so you need to accept the level of regulatory.

We offer you an interesting job with collaborative team members. We have a dynamic and innovative start-up culture at the same time as we benefit from the financial strength and international atmosphere in PerkinElmer, where there are good opportunities for competence and personal development.

Send your application to Selection and interviews are ongoing. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact recruitment consultant Christina Bleiken at 070-575 68 12.

Keywords: technically advanced software, DNA testing, bio-chemistry, automation, complex technology stack, cloud-solutions, advanced algorithms