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Danaher Corporation Lead Software Engineer I in Bangalore, India

Job Title - Lead Software Engineer

Job Location - Bangalore, India

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. Over 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care. Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is for Beckman Coulter team located at Danaher India Development Center (IDC), Bangalore

IDC is a research and development center with the vision of accelerating product roadmaps across various Danaher business segments. Started in 2014, the center now hosts 500+ associates for multiple Danaher operating companies focusing on Diagnostics, Life Science, and Environmental and Applied Science segments. The operating companies includes Beckman Coulter, Radiometer, Leica Biosystems, Danaher Digital, Hach, Leica Microsystems, HemoCue, Videojet and Cepheid.

The IDC workforce comprises of various product engineering teams, working on development of software and hardware components of ground breaking products for Immunoassay, Chemistry, Hematology, Molecular diagnostics, Oncology, Neurosurgery and Water Quality. IDC has evolved as center of excellence for Cloud and data analytics, with significant contributions to the key informatics solutions. The teams consist of hardworking software & hardware engineers and development managers. The teams are supported by local Product managers, Quality & Regulatory and Intellectual property specialists.

The inhouse teams works in close coordination with global R&D centers at US, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, Denmark and Sweden. Located at the center of Bangalore IT HUB, IDC is housed at state of art facility, measuring 120K sqft.

Position Description

Our team (that designs and develops console software for our current and next generation chemistry and immunoassay analyzers) is looking to add a smart Software Engineer. Console software of an analyzer includes a touch user interface, databases and embedded software, requiring you to know diverse technologies and concepts about the system. Analyzers are much more exciting products to develop software for than typical software applications as you are working with electro-mechanical instruments that are key for medical diagnoses. The final, and definitely the most important, part of the role is that we work on products where failure is not an option. People depend on our products to make life-saving decisions. We put in the effort and discipline upfront, so we can sleep every night knowing our customers, and ultimately patients, are getting a product they can trust their lives with!

Key Accountabilities

  • Create design, code and unit test modules/components.

  • Develop software requirements from product requirements.

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the requirements (both explicit and implicit) of the system under development

  • Investigate software, hardware, and system problems using a variety of techniques and provides innovative solutions.

  • Prepare appropriate documentation as required by internal product development processes and regulatory agencies such as FDA and ISO.

  • Develop the Security features in alignment with the Design and the Requirements.

  • Ability to perform review of the findings from the Secure code review.

  • Ability to perform POC for security features and provide the required feedback.

  • Support in the investigation and fixing the defects on the windows-based applications.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field.

  • 6 to 8 years of experience in software development for commercial products, preferably electro-mechanical instruments.

  • 3+ years of experience in developing software using Visual C++, as well as experience with MFC.

  • 3+ years of experience designing software components using OOA/OOD methodologies preferable

  • 2+ years of experience working with Security modules like Encryption, Authentication and Authorization.

  • Solid experience designing and developing Windows Desktop applications.

  • Solid experience in implementing security features as part of the development frameworks.

  • Experience in developing medical device software and working knowledge of FDA Quality Systems Regulation is desirable.

  • Experience in Agile development is desirable.

  • Experience with Win32 development is a plus.

  • Experience with using an SQL database is a plus.

  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server is a plus.

  • Experience with reverse engineering is a plus.

  • Ability to travel as needed (minimal).

Danaher Corporation Overview Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries. A globally diverse team of 81,000 associates, we are united by our culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which is our competitive advantage. In 2015, we generated $20.6B in revenue and our market cap exceeded $60B. We are #149 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20yrs. At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need highly talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and bring value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

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Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

Operating Company: Cepheid