Computer System Analyst

Union Biometrica is expanding and has an immediate opening for a Computer System Analyst to design, develop and implement control and analysis software used in our life-science instruments. The right candidate will join a small team of high-energy scientists and engineers developing sophisticated, cutting edge, automated instruments used in biomedical research such as drug discovery, toxicology and genetics research. Your duties will include software development for new projects as well as modifications, support and debugging of existing code.  Our code touches upon data analysis, user interfaces, image processing and mechanical hardware control. 

This is a full-time position based at our headquarters in the Greater Boston area (Holliston, MA).

Skills & Experience

We are looking for a Computer System Analyst that brings:

  • Bachelor / Master’s degree in software engineering, math or related field.
  • Experience programming using C / C++ / C# programming languages.
  • MatLab knowledge is a plus.
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming is required.
  • Familiarity with image-processing concepts is desirable.
  • Ability to navigate, debug and build upon existing source code.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • A desire and interest to create solutions for life and biological science problems.

We are a small company so everybody “wears multiple hats” and is highly significant. In this position you will be involved with the software of new and existing instruments. Software specification, design, development, documentation and testing as well as supporting manufacturing and working with customers are all part of this versatile job. The ideal candidate would be an enthusiastic and creative individual excited to generate new ideas and tackle software problems both big and small.


Company Description

Union Biometrica designs and manufactures sophisticated laboratory instruments used internationally by researchers at leading universities, pharmaceutical and life-science

companies. Our instruments uniquely combine electronics, mechanics, lasers, optics, cameras, fluidics and software and get used by scientists working on cutting-edge research. We are a small team of highly motivated scientists & engineers best known for our specialty flow cytometers for high speed analysis and sorting of objects (e.g. cell clusters, c. elegans, zebrafish, mosquitoes) which are too large or fragile for traditional flow cytometers.

Good people are our most important asset. Union Biometrica is a privately owned, equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive pay and benefits package.  Valid work authorization is required. To apply send resume and cover letter to: No relocation; No recruiters please.



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