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Danaher Corporation Senior Software Development Engineer in Test SDET in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

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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.

And no matter where you look at Beckman Coulter, at the heart of what we do, you’ll witness our shared purpose—helping realize life’s potential—in action. Our work helps improve millions of lives.

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

We work in collaborative multi-functional teams with engineers from multiple subject areas to bring innovative clinical diagnostic solutions to our customers, it is exciting and meaningful work! 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 a constantly evolving healthcare environment.

As part of the Chemistry/Immunoassay Research and Development software development team, you’ll work with a variety of technologies to deliver new products to market. We develop product software with primarily a C#/.NET Windows-based technology stack. We write software for robotic control, image processing and use machine learning to optimize our system. We are continuously developing our verification strategy to bring new products and improvements to our customer at an ever-increasing pace. Continuous improvement, including utilizing the latest tools and methodologies, is important to us, and we want people who will help drive this goal. This role includes both coded test case design and maintenance, along with plenty of time in the lab alongside scientists and engineers of all disciplines verifying the performance of the device itself.

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.

**This job will involve at least three days a week of on-site work at our location in Chaska, MN.

In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Develop software to create, support and troubleshoot automated test protocols for the collection and documentation of objective evidence

  • Participate on an Agile Scrum team, working as a team member and independently

  • Collaborate on requirements, design options and root cause of failures with partners and teammates

  • Give/Receive feedback in peer code inspections to ensure quality

  • Produce documentation required for medical device regulatory clearance

The essential qualifications of this role include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering with computational focus, or relevant engineering degree and 5+ years of experience

  • Experience writing software tests using an object-oriented programming language such as C#, Java, or C++

  • Skills for creating maintainable software designs, refactoring and improving code

  • Ability to develop comprehensive test plans and protocols based on requirements, risk analysis, and designs

  • Worked with a modern version control system, such as GIT or TFS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or familiarity with medical device development and regulations

  • Knowledge of common object-oriented design patterns and side projects with mobile apps or a Raspberry Pi

  • Willingness to supervise work of 2-5 less experienced engineers

  • Provided a solution to a Stack Overflow question or annoyed colleagues with the rigorous application of the scientific process

Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, 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.

At Beckman Coulter, 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 try new things, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization. As part of the Danaher family of 67,000 associates across the globe, your possibilities for growth and development are unparalleled.

We believe that creativity and innovation thrive when the most diverse set of voices are heard, and that’s why we’re taking concrete steps to ensure that we’re fostering an inclusive and engaging workplace for our team.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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) .