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Danaher Corporation Staff Software Engineer in Brea, California

For over 50 years, SCIEX has been developing groundbreaking technologies and solutions in mass spectrometry and capillary electrophoresis. Our products enable our customers to 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.

Are you a creative thinker with strong software development skills in both presentation (GUI) and back-end (Services) to the organization? Do you want to make an impact? Daily work includes support of New Product Development (NPI) activities related to our Product Development Roadmap.


  • Lead the software development process, code reviews, design reviews, user story development and completion

  • Lead and implement unit test and automation scripts

  • Create and maintain software lifecycle documentation

  • Support the verification of software and related systems

  • 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.

  • Architect software systems in collaboration with the Systems Engineering team


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or equivalent with 12+ years of related experience or a Master’s degree with at least 7+ years of related experience.

  • 7 plus years’ experience with some or all of the following C++/C#/Java

  • Experience with .NET/WPF/WCF application/service development

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

  • Agile, Scrum or XP software development process experience

  • Results oriented both independently and in a team setting.

  • Track record for delivering results, taking ownership and being accountable.

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.

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