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Danaher Corporation Senior Development Scientist in Miami, Florida

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences 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.

Do you enjoy innovating? As part of the Clinical Flow Cytometry Development team, the Senior Development Scientist will be responsible for evaluating and implementing new technologies during assay development participating in the planning and design of studies for the development, evaluation and optimization of assay(s)!

  • Execute studies, analyze data, summarize/present results and write study reports; exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate actions;

  • Characterize and verify flow cytometry systems and manufacturing processes including the hardware, software and reagent elements of these systems.

  • Participate in identifying/trouble shooting technical issues and recommending resolution; maintains well organized laboratory notebooks in compliance with relevant procedures

  • Participate in preparation of technical documents for FDA submissions.

  • Design work flows and procedures.

  • Submit abstract to conferences, publish articles in scientific journals to advance the company’s marketing competitiveness.

  • Propose, research, and champion viable project ideas or product enhancement.

Requirements and qualifications:

PhD degree (or foreign equivalent) in Biological Science, Immunology or Bio-Medical Engineering plus 2 year of experience; or

Master’s (or foreign equivalent) in Biological Science, immunology or Bio-Medical Engineering plus 3 years of experience; or

Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Biological Science, Immunology or Bio-Medical Engineering plus 5 year of experience, in the offered position or closely related position.


  • Solid technical background in high complexity, multi-color flow cytometry assays.

  • Ability to keep up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

  • Experience in development of IVD diagnostic products and understanding design control requirements

  • Meticulous attention to detail, proficient reasoning and problem-solving skills in experimental design, data analysis and interpretation.

  • Strong technical background in designing and writing essential development study documents, including study protocols, experimental records and study reports, etc.

  • Demonstrate good understanding of the scientific method, various experimental designs and statistical data analysis approaches, and proficient in statistical analysis tools, like JMP or Minitab.


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.