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Danaher Corporation Development Engineer Electronics (m/f/d) in Heerbrugg, Switzerland

For over 170 years, Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems 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.

For our R&D Hardware team located in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, we are currently looking for a Development Engineer Electronics (m/f/d).

In this exciting role you will work on new system development with focus on electronics and collaborate closely with other project teams in the development of innovative, market-driven products for medical and industry applications.

Your areas of responsibilities will include:

  • Development of firmware in compliance with the applicable medical standard

  • Development of electronic solutions according to specifications

  • Implementation of the product specification as part of the Leica innovation process

  • Combining market requirements with technical solutions

  • Creation of project and product documentation

  • Regular communication with suppliers and manufacturing

Your Qualifications:

  • Education (Technical College Degree) or studies in the field of Electronics (Software and/or Hardware Development)

  • 3+ years of hardware development experience, ideally with Altium Designer

  • Experience in electronics and firmware development using C and C++

  • Implementation of small applications based on GUI libraries like .NET or Qt

  • Experience in development for Embedded Systems (cross building, deploying and debugging)

  • Project management knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of precision mechanics, optic and camera would be beneficial

  • Proficient in English. Knowledge of German is a plus

  • Creative problem-solving approach, flexibility and independent working style

  • Proactive personality with "hands-on" mentality

  • Travel ability up to 10 % to Asia or within Europe

What We Offer

  • A friendly and nice working atmosphere on our Heerbrugg site with great colleagues

  • An exciting, holistic task within a global team and an opportunity to work with leading edge technology and high-end products

  • Flexible working hours

  • As part of the Danaher Group, continuous training, support and focus on your personal development is one of our key goals

  • We at Danaher and Leica Microsystems recognize that creating a culture rooted in Diversity and Inclusion is an ongoing journey and became “Best Employer for Diversity”.

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, collaborative environment? Do you feel that this could be your future position? Then do not hesitate to apply. We are looking forward to your application!

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 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.

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) .

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