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Danaher Corporation Senior Staff Technologist (Brea, Carlsbad, Chaska, Miami) in Miami, Florida

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

You will be a part of the Research & Innovation team and report to the Senior Director of Research & Innovation and be responsible for all technical aspects of design and development of new instrument test platforms (hardware, software and reagents). You’ll be the technical lead for the Research & Innovation team and focus on identifying/developing new technologies for future generation hematology analyzers with areas of focus being imaging technology, (micro)fluidics, instrument design, user interface/experience, reagent integration, and artificial intelligence & machine learning. If you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced role and want to work to build a world-class Research & Innovation organization—read on!

Senior Staff Technologist. In this role, you will have the following opportunities, but are not limited to:

  • Drive cutting edge technology, creative solutions, and first-class development agility and speed through a hands-on and can-do attitude, and strategic alignment and collaboration internally and externally

  • Contribute to the overall system architecture and technology roadmap for the development of new platforms

  • Translate customers and market needs into technological criteria, product features, and performance attributes

  • Work closely with other technical teams within and across business units in Beckman Coulter Dx as well as across other Danaher Opcos

  • Interact regularly with external partners and customers to identify opportunities

  • Strategically define, and execute on, elements related to technology selection and integration, component design and fabrication techniques

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Systems Engineering

  • 15 years of experience in analytical instrument development, preferably in a medical device/diagnostics or other regulated environment

  • Deep knowledge of core instrument technologies related to sample preparation, detection and data-analysis

  • Demonstrated strong technical leadership and communication skills: curiosity, critical thinking, motivated, motivator, influencer, customer focused, accountable, and result driven

  • Experienced in technology assessment, selection, integration, and platform design/architecture

  • Ability to located near Brea, CA; Carlsbad, CA; Chaska, MN or Miami, FL in order to access labs weekly if needed

It would be a plus if you also possess:

  • (Micro)fluidics and imaging system design experience

    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. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com . We believe you’ll like what you see.

    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. If you’d like to learn more, read stories from our associates on our Careers Blog (https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/blog) or contact one of our recruiters.


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.