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Danaher Corporation Lead Software Engineer I in Bangalore, India

Lead Software Engineer I: UI Test Automation

Job Location – Bangalore, India

OpCo Overview :

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food, and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research, and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have a purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at www.sciex.com.

This position is for the SCIEX 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 include Beckman Coulter, Radiometer, Leica Biosystems, Danaher Digital, Hach, Leica Microsystems, HemoCue, Videojet, and Cepheid.

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

The in-house teams work in close coordination with other global R&D centers in the US, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, and Singapore. Located at the center of Bangalore IT HUB, IDC is housed at state of art facility, measuring 120 K.

Position Description:

The Software Automation Engineer Lead will report to the Automation Software Manager and will bring his/her expertise to improving our automation systems through hand-on development of our automation framework, development of test automation suite, and provide leadership and guidance to the UI automation test team.

You will leverage your experience and technical background to plan and conduct all levels of verification against our software products within an agile team development team. You will utilize the necessary tools and agile processes to assist developers, ensure that the product conforms to the highest standards of customer expectations, and assist with the evaluation and management of tools, frameworks, and verification environments.

You will mentor and guide team members to become efficient in what they do with on-time product delivery. You will work with a globally distributed Agile team in a fast-paced environment. The team member will be located in Bangalore and will closely collaborate with the teams in Toronto, Canada.


Specific responsibilities commensurate with experience and include:

  • Serve as a mentor and technical lead for the UI automation verification team

  • Verifying that our software products fully comply with given requirements defined by the regulatory, business, and customer expectations

  • Continued development, improvement, and growth of the automation framework

  • Verification and/or Validation of product robustness through a structured testing process and by exploratory methods

  • Creation, maintenance, and execution of automated product test suites

  • Metrics management of verification progress, project issues, risks, and requirements

  • Document and communicate issues found during testing to facilitate corrective action by developers and/or designers

  • Understand subsystem level requirements and participate in development/design discussions making recommendations to improve automation test activities.

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to quickly make and influence technical decisions as part of the product development, and drive open issues to a successful closure

  • Develop & Maintenance of Automation Test Cases / Frameworks for Windows desktop applications

  • Drive continuous integration by development and automated execution of verification protocols.

  • Provide estimates of detailed level project-related verification activities.

  • Understand and manage integration points with other systems that interface with your applications

  • Attend morning/night meetings with the global team in multiple locations.

Key Requirement & Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or BE. in Software Engineering or 8+ years of related experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in programming in C# and Visual Studio

  • Hands-on experience leading desktop applications, automation software tools, concepts, and applications.

  • 5+ years hands-on experience with and/or familiarity with a variety of software testing tools such as TestComplete, Ranorex, Load Test, Coded UI, Framework for Integrated Test, or "Fit" etc.

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills are an absolute necessity

  • Experience working with remote teams is desired

  • Experience with FDD product development practices

  • Experience with creating test plans and test cases, as well as automation of test cases

  • Experience with automation framework design and development

  • Excellent problem-solving skills using a logical methodology

  • Understanding of verification requirements for regulated environments preferred

  • Ability to design relevant test cases based on realistic customer workflows

  • Experience with AWS Development Operations tools and concepts: Jenkins, CI/CD pipeline, BitBucket

  • Experience with Agile Scrum/Kanban processes, and work management tools: JIRA, Confluence

  • Knowledge of data analytics and processing and/or familiar with biochemistry and mass spectrometer data analysis is desired

Corporate 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, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental, and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

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 talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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 at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.


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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 (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

Operating Company: Cepheid