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Application Development Engineer, Visualization and Data Solutions (VDS)

Eindhoven, Netherlands

Job Description

Application Development Engineer, Visualization and Data Solutions (VDS)

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, Diversity & Inclusion is crucial to the future success of our organization. It is not just something we do, it is who we are. It enables our colleagues to openly share the wide range of perspectives they represent, creating an environment where differences are truly valued, authenticity is a state-of-being, and everyone feels they belong and can do their best work!

Location/Division Specific Information

The Visualization and Data Solutions Business Unit (VDS BU) provides analytical digital solutions to accelerate innovation and productivity across research and industrial laboratories. This includes advanced visualization and analysis software for understanding 2D-5D bioimaging sample and materials structures and properties; 3D visualization and image analysis toolkit and collaborative imaging data management platform for traceability of image-based scientific experiments.

The position is in our Eindhoven office in the Netherlands. You will report to Jérôme Hummel, director Product Management.

How you will make an Impact?

As an Application Development Engineer, the expansiveness of your role will allow you to play a pivotal part in working on ground-breaking technology for devices that make the world a healthier, cleaner, and safer place. In this role you will have an opportunity to collaborate with other teams such as R&D, Product Marketing, and sales as well as scientists to build something from inception to first customer shipment. Development is done in multi-disciplinary teams across multiple sites. This role provides the opportunity to grow within the product management team as a domain authority or people leader as well as across the Thermo Fisher organization. Furthermore, you will build a network with internal and external community of specific scientific domains such as e.g. Semiconductors, Life Science or Material Science through collaborations with early and leading customers and help shape the future of advanced methods by your direct contribution to the development of new software solutions.

What will you do?

Collaborate and network extensively with external customers (including end users and engineering project companies), and internal partners, including: Commercial team, Marketing team, Senior Management, Project Managers and Engineers, Customers & industry representatives to develop new solutions in the semiconductor, materials science and life science domain!

And furthermore:

  • Support R&D, product development and product marketing by lending applications expertise.
  • Beta test the VDS portfolio and provide feedback for improved usability and quality.
  • Write detailed specifications for a given solution, prototype it and iterate on best ways to move forward.
  • Perform demonstrations on pre-release products.
  • Develop tutorials, proof of concept, examples, and use-cases.
  • Conduct investigations/collaborations on promising new technologies
  • Deliver marketing and sales collateral to the Product Marketing group for incorporation into collaterals.

How will you get here?

This position is ideal for an experienced computer scientist with strong expertise in image processing and data analysis. Skills in visualization and materials characterization or EM pre or post processing techniques is a plus.


Master’s degree or equivalent in computer science with experience in image processing techniques.

Experience, knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Highly desirable to have any or all of the following: scientific background with strong software culture; innovation and design thinking; software product management and software development lifecycle
  • Ability to collect and align requirements from user perspectives.
  • Strategy oriented, problem solver
  • Image processing expert with validated track of record and knowledge in image analysis software such as Avizo
  • Software development skills needed including C++ and/or Python
  • Experience interacting with new users and highly technical customers and the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to a variety of audiences.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a diverse audience.
  • Ability to independently identify, define and implement solutions
  • Ability to identity opportunities (e.g., for collaborations that support product strategy)
  • Ability to own and lead projects.
  • Thrives in a dynamic team and enjoys being exposed to a constant variety of complex issues that need to be resolved.

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us . As one team of 130,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific , where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

Does this sound like something you are interested in?

Apply today!

Applications will be reviewed constantly and the position will be filled once we find the suitable team member.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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