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Danaher Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Downingtown, Pennsylvania

Do you want to help advance scientific discovery, improving quality of life around the world? We do, too.

Molecular Devices has the opportunity to be the innovation partner that empowers scientists to fast-track research breakthroughs, leading to earlier diagnoses and safer drug treatments. We’re a leading life science solutions provider of high-performance bioanalytical measurement systems, software, and consumables. With Molecular Devices, you’ll grow your career with best-in-class teams in a culture of collaboration.

Molecular Devices 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.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop, test, and debug changes to scientific research software applications

  • Operate as a technical leader that estimates project timeline and resource requirements, monitors project progress, identifies risks/issues, and works with project and product management to deliver high quality products on schedule

  • Lead and mentor a small team in the full software development life cycle

  • Use feedback from marketing, support, sales, and customers to identify product opportunities and gaps

  • Create solutions using a mix of new and existing technologies to meet customer and business needs

  • Represent the software function on a cross-functional project core team

  • Communicate new insights and ideas effectively, verbally and in writing, with a cross-functional team

  • Collaborate with other software engineering teams through cross-team technical reviews

  • Apply the Danaher Business System (DBS) tools and processes to product development

  • Continually evolve and improve processes for the efficient delivery of high-quality products

What we're looking for:

Qualifications

  • University degree (Bachelor of Science degree minimum) in engineering, life science, biology, microbiology or related subject

  • Proficiency in the design, development, and test of software applications using C# and C++ languages on Windows OS

  • Prefer experience with Angular, REST, Node.js, Websocket, Python, MFC, WPF

  • Plus if experience with Visual Studio, Jira, Git, JetBrains tools (TeamCity, PyCharm, WebStorm, ReSharper, UpSource)

  • Proven ability to research and develop new, innovative products and features

  • Proven track record of delivering results, taking ownership, and being accountable

  • Ability to author and present complex data to engineering, marketing, scientific and management stakeholders

  • Prefer knowledge of complex instrumentation and system designs involving optical, electrical, mechanical, and firmware sub-systems with the ability to analyze and document the system

  • Prefer 5+ years of experience in product development for life science research market, customer workflow and technology knowledge in the development of scientific and life sciences instruments

  • Prefer 3+ years of experience leading a team of local engineers, developing resource plans and timelines

  • Prefer hands-on knowledge of software or instrumentation engineering for life science

  • Prefer hands-on knowledge of cell biology and cell analysis techniques and applications

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 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.

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 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

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

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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 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 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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