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Danaher Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Brea, California

Would you love to use your Software engineering experience to Help Realize Life’s Potential?

As a global leader in mass spectrometry, SCIEX delivers solutions for precision detection and quantification of molecules to help protect and advance the wellness and safety of all. Because of our 50 years of groundbreaking innovation, our customers can quickly respond to environmental hazards, better understand biomarkers relevant to disease, improve patient care in the clinic, bring relevant drugs to market faster, and keep food healthier and safer. At SCIEX, you’ll find a rewarding role that amplifies your impact on the world and helps you realize life’s potential.

SCIEX is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

This position supports the growth of the Sciex Separations business in all aspects of the software development lifecycle. As part of this team, the ideal candidate brings outstanding communications skills, excellent technical expertise, creative thinking, strong software development skills in both presentation (GUI) and back-end (Services) to the organization. The new hire will report to the Sr. Software Development Manager for the Sciex CE Biopharma Business Unit located in Brea, Ca..


  • Create and maintain instrumentation control software for the Life Sciences system domain.

  • Front-end GUI to back-end service layers for instrumentation control and status.

  • Scrum software development process, code reviews, design reviews, user story and tasks updates.

  • Implementation of unit tests and automation scripts.

  • Create and maintain software lifecycle documentation.

  • Support the verification of software and systems.

  • Comply to the quality management system and applicable regulatory requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of related experience or a Master’s degree with at least 3 years of related experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have a degree in Computer Science or Engineering.

  • At least 3-5 years C++/C#/Java for instrumentation control software or embedded systems.

  • At least 3-5 years .NET/WPF/WCF application/service development preferably in a Life Science or Medical Device domain.

  • Strong analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills through distributed layers of software.

  • Agile, Scrum or XP software development process experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in analytical instrumentation development.

  • Experience in Life Science or Medical Device domains.

  • Strong business sense with customer focus.

  • Familiarity with Capillary Electrophoresis technology is a plus.

    When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

    Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.


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