Senior Software Engineer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

The Software Center of METTLER TOLEDO AutoChem ( is searching for a motivated, ambitious team player to fill a senior level Software Engineer position at our Columbia, MD facility.  We are looking for someone who loves science and technology and is passionate about developing a high quality product.  Ideal candidates are problem solvers and will accept challenges, ask questions, and work collaboratively with team members. 


  • Designing and implementing software based on SOLID object oriented design principles
  • Writing code that is easy to read, maintainable and extendable
  • Writing and maintaining software unit tests
  • Analyzing and solving complex technical problems
  • Designing, prototyping and developing user interface components
  • Providing process improvement ideas and best practices for use throughout the development community
  • Developing and maintaining software requirements
  • Performing software testing using formal test cases
  • Developing and reviewing software development project artifacts and documents
  • Assisting and mentoring less senior software development resources

What You Need to Succeed

  • Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Five years software development experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three years of experience using current development tools for building desktop applications running under Windows
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment utilizing a state of the art product development lifecycle management framework and supporting tools
  • Thorough knowledge of SOLID object oriented design principles
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server a plus
  • Experience with the following tools: VisualStudio, .Net, C#, WPF, and Team Foundation Server
  • Familiarity with UI design principles
  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop, and support complex software products
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UML
  • Experience with SAP (highly preferred)
  • Ability to lead and mentor less senior developers

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire
  • Tuition reimbursement, perks, and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave programs
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in precision instrumentation
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards across Mettler Toledo
  • Global recognition for the quality of our products and services

About Mettler Toledo

Working at METTLER TOLEDO AutoChem Inc. ( means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our process analytical technology and automated synthesis reactors provide scientists in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries the information they need to deliver life-changing products.  As a strategic business unit within Mettler Toledo, AutoChem develops, manufactures, sells, and services instruments that modernize chemical synthesis, provide insight to every chemical reaction, and provide process knowledge to eliminate scale-up and safety incidents. 

  • Our instruments increase the efficiency and effectiveness of chemists and engineers.
  • Our products help develop profitable, green, and safe scientific processes.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

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