Agilent Technologies, Inc. Remote Senior Software Developer - Ruby on Rails (m/f) in Netherlands


Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek –– so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at

The Agilent CrossLab iLab Operations Software, formerly iLab Solutions, offers a suite of web-based tools for academic research management. The iLab SaaS product is used at over 160 academic research institutions across 16 countries serving over 20M requests per month. Its functionality includes core facility service request management, enhanced sample management functionality, equipment reservation and usage tracking, billing and invoicing, reporting, and lab requisitioning and spend tracking tools.

Join a global, virtual team that launches new features to customers twice a week on its enterprise SaaS platform (Ruby on Rails) used by tens of thousands of scientists and researchers across the globe daily. You will have responsibility in all stages of the software development process: development, testing, bug fixing, deployment, enhancements, and performance optimization. This will include:

  • Implementing scalable Web Services

  • Writing performant, maintainable code that is easy to read and well-documented

  • Writing automated tests to thoroughly validate the correctness of your code

  • Working independently and collaboratively in a dynamic and fast moving team

  • Effectively work in a team environment working with fellow engineers and product marketing


Qualifications :

  • Bachelors or Master Degree or University Degree and/or equivalent combination of experience and education.

  • Demonstrate capability and have at least 4+years experience with Ruby on Rails (ideally with an enterprise SaaS product)

  • Background in MVC Design and Architecture

  • Worked with an application that has continuous deployment/integration testing/release processes

  • Full stack web development experience

  • HTML5, CSS, and Javascript (React) experience a plus

  • SQL database experience/knowledge

  • Be well versed in gems, Rails web services, messaging patterns, data engineering and OOP background

  • Experience performing code reviews, enforcing coding standards, mentoring junior developers and managing technical resources within project schedules

  • Experience designing with RSpec, TDD and CI environments

  • Experience working with GIT

  • Fluent in English

We offer:

  • Training and development opportunities.

  • A commitment to work/life balance.

  • Total Compensation Package including medical and dental benefits, retirement programs and more.

  • A company with values around innovation and contribution, uncompromising integrity, trust, respect and teamwork, speed, focus, and accountability.

  • The diversity of cultural and individual perspectives held by our employees and their commitment to inclusion.

Date Posted: 18/Oct/17

Requisition: 2072625

Job Title: Remote Senior Software Developer - Ruby on Rails (m/f)

Business: Agilent CrossLab Group

Job Category: R & D

Job Sub-Category: R & D

Region: Europe

Country or Area: Austria Belgium Denmark Finland France Germany Ireland Israel Italy Netherlands Norway Poland Russia Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom

Shift: Day Job

Job Type: Experienced

Schedule: Full-time

Travel Required: No

Duration (Temp Positions Only): Not applicable

HR Country Location: Spain

HR Town/City Location: Barcelona