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Co-Op Software Engineer

Co-Op Software Engineer  

It is not every day that you can say the software you helped develop will save hundreds or thousands of lives per year, but at bioMérieux, we put innovation to work in life-saving diagnostic devices deployed across the world.   

With engineering centers in St. Louis, France, and Italy, our Systems Development team collaborates globally to build products that ensure patient health and consumer safety.  

From antibiotic susceptibility testing to organism identification with mass spectrometry, bioMérieux offers challenging opportunities in a science-based domain with a public health focus. If you’re passionate about solving real-world problems, you’ll find a home in our team of expert software developers, engineers, and microbiologists.  

Click Here to ”Be More” - With the bioMérieux Systems Development Team  



As a member of a team responsible for creating software for the development of innovative in vitro diagnostic solutions, the Co-Op Software Engineer will assist with the design and development of software as we transition to fully cloud-based application development on AWS.  



  • Cultivate effective working relationships with other test team members, software architects, software testers, microbiology experts, business analysts and project leads.
  • Contributes to a culture of innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement.
  • Analyze feature requirements, specifications, and user stories to design and develop software-solutions.
  • Design, code, test, deploy and maintain solutions.
  • Support verification of selected anomaly fixes, including assisting with verification-testing activities and field-related support.
  • Train on assigned procedures relevant to daily work.


Minimum Qualifications :  

  • Currently pursuing  a Bachelor’s (BS) and/or graduate (MS) degree in Computer Science. Biology, Microbiology, Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Knowledge of the agile software development methodologies
  • Demonstrate good understanding of software fundamentals
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to create clear and concise documentation
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills


Preferred or Desirable Qualifications:  

  • Knowledge of the SDLC and Agile testing methodologies.
  • Knowledge or experience with Full Stack Java development, including:
    • Spring ( Spring Boot, DI, Transactional support, Spring Data JPA, Spring Cloud Config, Spring Security )
    • JPA/Hibernate
    • SOA/REST services using Spring Boot and Swagger
    • HTML 5, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript.
    • Junit/Mockito/Spock testing frameworks
    • Angular or other SPA framework
    • Authentication using LDAP, JWT, SAML
    • SSL communication
    • OO analysis and design experience using Design Patterns
    • Automated unit and integration testing
    • CI/CD process, Docker, Kubernetes, Gradle, Maven, Jenkins
    • Cloud technology experience - AWS (EC2, S3, Lambda Functions, ECS, EKS, RDS)
    • Scripting language (Python, Groovy, Bash, etc )
    • Version control system (GitHub, GitLab)
    • Linux command line usage experience
    • Understanding of databases/SQL (Oracle, Postgres, MongoDB, etc.)

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