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Danaher Corporation Software Engineer II in Chaska, Minnesota

Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter?

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Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. At Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, we’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. At first glance, you’ll see we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and health care forward for more than 80 years. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you and you’ll have the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

What you find at Beckman Coulter —and within yourself — might just change the world!

Beckman Coulter specializes in lab automation to improve the efficiency, cost, and accuracy of medical laboratory testing.  As a software developer on our research and development team, you’ll be working on our next generation of clinical chemistry and immunoassay systems.   We work in collaborative cross-functional teams with engineers from multiple disciplines to bring innovative solutions to our customers.  You can expect to collaborate and coordinate with diverse development teams across the globe. You’ll have the opportunity to work directly with scientists and marketing teams to ensure we have the right solutions to meet the needs of an ever-changing healthcare environment.

As part of the Chemistry/Immunoassay software development team, you’ll work with a variety of technologies to bring new products to market.   We develop product software with primarily a C#/.NET windows-based technology stack.  Some of the additional products and languages in use within the group include SQL, JSON, XML, ASP.NET, Javascript, Python, and more.   We write software for robotic control, image processing, and use machine learning to optimize our system. Continuous improvement, including staying current with the latest tools and methodologies, is important to us, and we want people who will help drive this goal.

We use agile/Scrum to collaborate effectively and respond rapidly to change.  We balance the support of a committed team with lots of opportunities for individual growth and leadership.  Growing your career with us will give you a chance to express your talent while fulfilling the mission of improving healthcare for everyone.  

In this role, you will have the following opportunities, but are not limited to:

  • Develop software using technologies such as C# and .NET

  • Participate on an Agile Scrum team

  • Collaborate on requirements and design options with stakeholders

  • Collaborate in the troubleshooting and determination of root cause of failures

  • Participate in technical decisions affecting product modules and/or subsystems, including functional specifications and technical reviews

  • Be relentless in making our process and product better. We plan time to solve our systemic problems and expect team members to help expose them and find creative solutions.

  • Identifies opportunities for innovation in areas within department

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, BME with computational focus, or similar

  • 2 or more years of experience in the software engineering field

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

It would be a plus if you also possess:

  • Knowledge of common object-oriented design patterns

  • Has some interesting side projects such as a mobile app, built something with a Raspberry Pi project, etc.

Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates’ and their families’ lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job.

Beckman Coulter is a Danaher Operating Company. As a $20B company with 60,000 associates, ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and, during the past 25 years, DHR stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by more than 5,000 percent. The strength of our results is a testament to our teams and the power of the DanaherBusiness System. Our Purpose: “Helping Realize Life’s Potential” is what makes us excited to come to work each day!

At Danaher, we’re driven by a sense of wonder for what we can create—and what we can become. Here, you’ll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives. You’ll work hard and take risks, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization.

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.

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or email applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

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