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Danaher Corporation Director of Engineering in Englewood, Colorado

If you thrive in making a positive impact on the world in a high-expectations environment where challenging the status quo and driving continuous improvement is the way of life - then we are the company for you. We are seeking a Director Data Communication to drive improvements in delivering data and insights to our customers to enable Hydrological and meteorological decision makers and scientists to protect lives, the environment and infrastructure. Make a difference - join us and contribute to our important work helping protect lives and the environment.

OTT HydroMet is a global leader in hydrology and meteorology sensors, stations, and intelligent networks. Our solutions provide valuable insights that help Water and Weather Experts protect lives, the environment and infrastructure. We serve customers worldwide with Sales and Service coverage in more than 90 countries and production facilities in the United States, Germany and The Netherlands. To achieve our ambitious goals, we hire diverse talent that shares our Core Value of “The Best Team Wins”. We invest in the development of our associates and provide them with opportunities for career advancement to help realize their full potential. Learn more about OTT HydroMet at www.otthydromet.com.

OTT HydroMet is a wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation, a global science and technology innovator and #160 on the list of Fortune 500 companies.

Position Summary

The position is based in our Loveland, Colorado R&D Center and will lead our Data Communication Team. This role is responsible for enabling our customers data value chain through New Product Development and evolving current products.

The scope of responsibility includes acquisition of data from sensors, transmitting data from remote sites and providing the data hand off to our internal software solutions and other data storage systems required by customers. This role will have a global multi-site team supporting them in delivering these solutions.

Your main responsibility is to ensure that solutions are designed, documented and delivered according to the expectations from our customers. You will lead design and architecture of solutions that continuously improve our customers user experience.

Essential Functions

  • You would cultivate and enables breakthrough thinking to drive growth through Relentlessly Attracting, Engaging and Developing People and by Inspiring a team to achieve greatness. Encourage team to develop passion around what the project is, why it is important, and what impact their work as on the outcome and how to achieve.

  • Demonstrated ability to drives for results. Can execute programs to meet quality, performance, schedule, and cost targets.

  • Encourages Balanced Risk Taking to Advance Innovation and challenges processes and finding a better way to do things. Identifies and remove barriers for the team.

  • Identifies key dependencies and risks, and partners with other functions to get these resolved.

  • Leads and drive complex, high impact, cross-functional projects through collaboration with the Product Marketing, Engineering, and Operations teams. Effectively communicates with both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Demonstrates thought leadership through being able to consider ideas from a broad range of sources and pivot when new ideas or information is learned.

  • Demonstrated program management experience leading in a global environment.

Education, Background and Skill Requirements

  • BS in Engineering, Advanced degree preferred.

  • Ten or more years leading in a product development, engineering, or data solutions programs with IOT experience preferred and a passion for technology.

  • Broad understanding of processes supporting new product development, including defining user needs, design thinking and rapid concepting, business case development, design for reliability, design for manufacturing, serviceability, usability.

  • Possess five years minimum experience in project management of new product development projects from early concept through commercialization. Experience with Agile or LEAN project management preferred.

  • Experience balancing resources and competing priorities.

  • Proven problem-solving skills. Influencing without authority.

  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills in English.

  • Working in a very fast-paced and continuously changing environment.

The salary range for this role is 127K-200K. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

You can apply for this role through the Careers Page at https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/ (or through the Workday “Find Jobs” function if you are a current employee)

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

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. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .