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Danaher Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom

IDBS is a leading global provider of advanced software for research and development organizations to securely capture, manage, share, and exploit structured and unstructured data. IDBS’ software platform powers process design and execution while delivering deep insights that drive innovation. By enabling our customers to deliver high-quality therapeutics to patients faster and more cost effectively, IDBS is accelerating biopharmaceutical development into the digital age. Our customers trust us with their data so they can get back to what they do best: science that betters lives.

IDBS 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.

It’s an exciting time at IDBS as our company and Software Engineering team expand. Within this expansion we are growing the capabilities of our products and need hands-on Engineers to join our team and help us spearhead the development of our scientific data management solutions. We are always looking to improve our ways of working and encourage our teams to bring their experience and ideas to the table.

We encourage applications from candidates who are interested in flexibility in working arrangements. This role can either be remotely based with travel to Woking for meetings/ events or office based from Woking.

The Role and Core responsibilities

You will play an important role in one of our agile teams, driving and enabling key decisions when designing, building, deploying and maintaining the team's deliverables with respect to the full lifecycle of our new offerings. You will also collaborate with other teams on their related journeys.

As an experienced engineer you will help to drive continuous improvement in practices and improve the team’s ability to take on bigger challenges.

You will gain exposure to a wide range of our software modules and the technologies backing them, e.g. cloud, microservices, data lakes, cloud warehouses, pipelines. Key technologies we currently use include: AWS, Kubernetes, Java, JavaScript, React, Terraform, Kafka, Snowflake, MongoDB, Oracle, JBoss

What we’re looking for in you

  • Passion for writing and maintaining high-quality software

  • Experience in two or more languages (we primarily use Java and JavaScript)

  • An understanding of how to build and support modern large scale distributed systems and manage issues that arise

  • An understanding of event driven architectures

  • Cloud experience (we use AWS and Kubernetes)

  • Able to work with stakeholders to break down complex problems into working solutions.

Experience with the following would be beneficial:

  • DevOps and Infrastructure as code (e.g. Terraform)

  • Data acquisition, pipeline and data storage/lake technologies

  • Lean and agile practices in a regulated environment

  • Migrating existing systems to be fully cloud native

What you’ll get in return

  • Working in a cross functional, team-based environment, our culture is enabling and engaging

  • You’ll be exposed to a range of technologies with the opportunity to expand your experience and expertise

  • IDBS has the camaraderie of a small company, but the security of a global employer, we offer flexible career paths, interesting work, and the opportunity to both learn from others and share your experiences.

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