Exact Sciences Corporation

Associate Software Engineer – Short-Term Assignment

Job Locations US-WI-Madison
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Summary of Major Responsibilities

The Associate Software Engineer will be integral to the design and development of software for Exact Sciences.  An Associate Engineer creates, tests, and evaluates software applications and systems.  This person must be able to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams to deliver software products to the business.


If interested, please submit your application by Friday, June 18 at 5:00PM CST.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and develop software.
  • Test software applications and systems.
  • Apply knowledge of computing systems and software structure.
  • Analyze users' needs.
  • Create flowcharts, diagrams, and other documentation.
  • Create manuals and detailed sets of instructions; including algorithms that tell computers what to do.
  • Convert instructions into computer languages.
  • Construct, deploy, and maintain general computer applications software or specialized utility programs.
  • Develop packaged computer applications.
  • Create customized applications for Exact Sciences business units.
  • Develop databases.
  • Design and implement system security and data assurance.
  • Identify and explain needed changes.
  • Ensure security across systems being configured.
  • Ability to organize and maintain flexibility.
  • Provide support and guidance for peer programmers.
  • Design R&D prototyping.
  • Work collaboratively with software testers.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with laboratory information systems and the technology used.
  • 6+ months experience of hand-on experience with the software development process.
  • Ability to use programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, Python, SQL.
  • Proficient in all MS Office applications including Excel and Word.
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience designing interactive applications.
  • Experience developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (e.g., JSF, Wicket, GWT, Spring MVC).

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.



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