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Danaher Corporation Associate Software Engineer in Mount Waverley, Australia

Position Description

Business Title:

Associate Software Engineering I

Job Family Group


Job Family

Software Engineering

Career Band


Career Level


Operating Company:

Leica Biosystems

Business Unit:

Advanced Staining Instruments




R&D Software Engineering

Position Summary and Overview

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation for anatomical pathology (histology) to aid cancer diagnosis.

This role is an entry level software engineering role within the Leica Biosystems Melbourne R&D Software Engineering group which enhances and sustains medical device products. The Associate Software Engineer is a Scrum team member working with other team members to develop and release new features for our BOND IHC & ISH staining platform.

Key responsibilities:

  • Participate in all Scrum events to effectively transform the product backlog into working product increments.

  • Work with stakeholders, subject matter experts and the product owner to understand the product, domain, and tools.

  • Participate in design activities

  • Code and test new features

  • Perform code reviews

  • Write unit and other automated tests

  • Maintain and configure your development environment

  • Investigate and fix software anomalies (defects)

  • Author and review software engineering documentation, including specifications, design documents, release documents, plans, etc.

  • Understand and adhere to Leica Biosystems Quality Management System procedures.

  • Proactively participate in continuous improvement activities.

Selection Criteria


  • No prior industry experience required.

  • Graduate or post-graduate qualifications in Computer Science or Software Engineering (or equivalent qualification)

  • A solid understanding of the software development life cycle

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, ensuring you can clearly articulate your ideas, while actively listening and understanding others perspectives.

  • Demonstrated team player who thrives working collaboratively.

  • Willingness to take on any task and learn the skills and capabilities required.

  • Committed to your own development to grow and expand your skillset.

Highly Desirable:

  • Programming experience with C# .Net, Python, and/or Javascript

  • Expertise in Mechatronics, Robotics, and/or Electronics

  • Confidence working in both Windows and Linux

Travel: work days per annum



This is a predominantly onsite role with a minimum of 4 days per week onsite (Mon, Tue, Wed and Thu) at our office at 495 Blackburn Road Mount Waverley VIC 3149 Australia. You may work from home on Fridays.

Reporting to:

Manager, R&D Software Engineering

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.