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Danaher Corporation Senior Embedded Software Engineer in Cincinnati, Ohio

Mammotome associates know that every moment matters when it comes to advancing breast cancer diagnostics and surgical solutions. When you come to work at Mammotome, you’re collaborating with a global team of engineers, designers, communicators, strategists, and specialists to improve patient outcomes. If you want to be inspired to grow every day, join our diverse, hardworking, high-performing team.

Be part of a company that’s a trusted leader in breast cancer diagnostics and support products you can feel passionate about!

Mammotome is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

Are you an experienced, embedded software engineer who wants to contribute to breast cancer diagnostics? If so, please read on!

You will develop embedded software solutions for Mammotome’s commercialized medical devices. Plan the strategic direction of software architecture, software project management for our capital products, validation of existing processes and equipment, and maintain and update the company’s IEC 62304 software process.

LOCATION: Cincinnati, OH is the primary location for this role; however, Mammotome’s hybrid work model enables employees to determine with their managers which days they can work remotely. It’s just one of the many ways Mammotome enables quicker decisions, collaboration, connectivity, career development and work/life integration.


  • Interpret customer and marketing recommendations to define technical software design requirements

  • Design and develop medical device software to improve existing software on commercialized products. Document software architectures and detailed designs.

  • Collaborate with the electrical engineering team on PCBA designs

  • Perform hands-on debugging of real-time systems

  • Co-develop graphic user interfaces in collaboration with Industrial Design Engineers

  • Perform software unit testing and support system-level design verification

  • Collaborate with suppliers and manage software vendors throughout the design and development process


  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science or another related field

  • 7+ years of experience in embedded software design

  • Experience developing embedded application software in C/C++ (or equivalent) and embedded Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS) such as Windows CE, Embedded Linux or FreeRTOS

  • Experience with embedded software development activities includes requirements definition, bootloaders, embedded software, graphical user interfaces (GUI) and test fixtures

  • Comfortable with the ownership of the entire software architecture and code development

  • Experience managing contractors

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time both domestic and international. Typical work-related travel assignments of 2-5 days including overnight, out-of-town stays.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing FDA regulated medical devices or similar regulated industry experience

  • Developing software under IEC 62304

  • Experience with Cybersecurity analysis (threat modeling and risk analysis for example



When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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 Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.