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Danaher Corporation Software Verification Manager in Mount Waverley, Australia

Who we are

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers Realize Life's Potential by solving complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. Our world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries and our technologies address a broad range of societal needs.

With more than 35 operating companies, Danaher’s globally diverse team of 69,000 associates is united by a common culture and the Danaher Business System.​ Our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by more than 5,000% over the last 25 years. Our record of success is due, in large part, to hard work and dedication from our associates. We are counting on you to help us deliver another 25 years of outperformance!

About Leica Biosystems

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.

Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers.

The Role

Provide strategic leadership and test expertise for the verification effort required by a programme or a capability within the Research and Development group.

Implement Programme level Test Plans and Strategies to satisfy the quality and regulatory requirements of Leica Biosystems products. Work closely with the Programme Managers in supporting the test effort. Direct the Test Teams in meeting their project goals and objectives.

Your key responsibilities will include, and not limited to:

  • Define and maintain the verification and validation methods and approaches to be adopted in the development and/or maintenance for a program within LBS.

  • Direct and authorise verification and validation approaches on all projects within a program.

  • Recruitment of skilled verification associates in line with program and business needs with a focus to establish and team capable of high performance.

  • Performance assessment of verification associates in line with Danaher performance appraisal process.

  • Professional development of verification associates in order to meet the requirements of the program and LBS objectives and engagement.

  • Allocation of suitably qualified and trained verification associates within the program in line with business priorities.

  • Continuously improve verification processes and procedures in line with quality assurance and regulatory requirements.

  • Mentor and direct Test Leads and Test Analysts in line with business/project objectives

  • Provide detailed effort estimates for programme and project related verification activities.

  • Organize and facilitate system verification deliverable reviews

  • Ensure compliance is maintained with applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Standard of professionalism and cleanliness in verification areas.

To be successful in this opportunity, a prior experience in the following criteria would be required:

  • Graduate or post-graduate qualifications in Information Technology, computer science or Engineering. Alternatively, equivalent experience in related field.

  • A Minimum of 10+ years’ experience in software testing.

  • Of which a minimum of 5+ years experience in directing and leading a team of Testers including Test leads with the ability to motivate and inspire team to achieve objectives.

  • Manage teams of 8-15 testers in verification activities

  • Manage test environments

  • Ability to work with Project Managers and Programme Managers to establish Test Strategy and Test Plan for a program of work.

  • ISTQB foundation certification or equivalent.

  • Experience in the application of test processes and methods throughout the testing lifecycle.

  • Experience with the following technologies:

  • Experience in use of HP Quality Centre

  • MS Windows OS environment.

  • Establishment of automated testing framework or Automated Test Jigs.

  • Management of defects and change using systems such as JIRA.

  • A solid understanding of the software development life cycle or product development lifecycle.

  • Highly developed documentation, communication and presentation skills.

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience in the implementation and use of test automation frameworks and tools e.g. Postman, Telerik, WCF (Windows Communication Foundation), WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation), API, Rest, etc.

  • Previous experience in a Regulated (eg. FDA) or Biomedical domain

  • Agile practices.

  • Experience in the testing of embedded software/firmware.

To Apply:

You must be an Australian citizen or a holder of a Permanent Residency visa to be eligible to apply for this position.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of Leica Biosystems and its ongoing success

Please apply for this position by submitting your confidential application online.

Applicants must submit a cover letter explaining their interest in joining Leica Biosystems and relevant experience related to this role. Applications must be submitted by close of business 30th September 2021.

Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities. If you are seeking a new challenge where your performance and contribution is valued, and the role aligns with your next career move, we would love to hear from you.

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Qualify the reliability and robustness of products that not only satisfies the maintainability and supportability requirements of the group but which improves the customer experience from a useability and performance perspective. Additionally, provide technical advice and guidance in aspects of the product domain to other areas of the Leica Biosystems business as and when required.

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.