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Danaher Corporation Senior Software Project Manager- R&D in Concord, Ontario

Are you an experienced Senior Software Project Manager looking to join an outstanding R&D team and immediately make a difference?

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.

You will play a meaningful role in driving software product development efforts spanning our software platform and vertical applications for our scientific analytical product lines. Our software projects follow Agile development methodologies and build products for MS-Windows and cloud-based systems. Some projects also integrate with hardware projects developing our Mass Spectrometer instruments and peripherals.

The individual will provide oversight to a multi-functional team of software, verification, validation, user experience and technical writing professionals, and report to the R&D Project Management Office.


  • Lead the planning, controlling and coordination of a software project team to deliver and meet defined goals

  • Facilitate planning activities with key achievements, supervise progress against plans, and resolve appropriate corrective action

  • Empower teams to collaborate, communicate, and deliver on commitments, including driving ownership and accountability to the team.

  • Resolve project needs of resources/skills and equipment and ensure projects are delivered within the approved schedule, scope, and budget

  • Produce and deliver project-related communication such as status reports, visual management and progress metrics. Lead and measure the team's performance of project tasks

  • Supervise the execution and results of functions within the project to ensure they are in accordance with applicable Quality Management Processes

  • Ensure that the required project documentation is complete and archived, and that SW Development Processes are followed, within Agile practice

  • Participate in defining and rolling out Project Management standard methodologies and tools and evangelizing continuous improvement

Education and Experience:

  • 10 years of software project management experience; including experience with both Agile and Waterfall software development environments is required. Bachelor's degree required; MBA preferred

  • Experience leading large software teams (10-20 people) and multiple simultaneous projects

  • PMP, ACP, and/or SCRUM Master certification

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must communicate effectively with the project team, Managers, and partners

  • Ability to optimally interact with all levels of management within an organization

  • Demonstrates good analysis, creativity, and problem-solving skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize complicated priorities

  • Software development experience; life sciences background preferred and willing to seek out knowledge in technically scientifically relevant areas.

  • Familiarity with Jira, Confluence, MS Project, SharePoint or other resource management and tracking tools

  • Ability to travel occasionally

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 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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