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Danaher Corporation Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, California

Do you enjoy Automation and want the opportunity to support software projects within the Automation and Workflow Solutions (AWS) group? Do you thrive in an Innovative Environment? Do you want to help advance scientific discovery, improving quality of life around the world? We do, too.

Molecular Devices has the opportunity to be the innovation partner that empowers scientists to fast-track research breakthroughs, leading to earlier diagnoses and safer drug treatments. We’re a dynamic, female-led life science solutions provider of high-performance bioanalytical measurement systems, software, and consumables. With Molecular Devices, you’ll grow your career with best-in-class teams in a culture of collaboration engagement, diversity, and inclusion.

Molecular Devices 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.

Job Summary:

Projects will range from feature additions to large development projects that can involve a cross-functional team. In addition, the successful candidate will work with various third-party scheduling software packages, creating workflows and modifications for automation solutions. This will include development/modification of drivers, creation of scripts and design of UI elements.


• Assist in the definition of customer project scope and objectives• Work with Automation and Workflow Team on SOW generation• Customize existing Instrumentation Software• Development of automation software methods and drivers• Remote software testing, documentation, and Ops Transfer support• Work on multiple customer projects simultaneously and be organized• Support field commercial team by teleconference and occasional travel


• BS in Software Engineering or similar degree• 4+ years of experience in software development • Proficiency with Microsoft Visual Studio, .NET framework, C#, Winforms • C++ is a bonus skill• Able to respond to changes in process, responsibility, or assignment quickly without losing sight of the overall goal.• Metrics-driven individual that thinks about measurement of progress and opportunities for improvement• Leading software projects in geographically dispersed teams a plus• Java, COM, Microsoft SQL or similar database technology


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.

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