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Danaher Corporation DevOps QA lead in Solna, Sweden

Cepheid is a leading molecular diagnostics company dedicated to improving healthcare by developing, manufacturing, and marketing accurate yet easy-to-use molecular systems and tests. Our facilities in Solna develop and manufacture diagnostics tests that improve patient outcome all over the world.

We are still growing and are now in search of a star who is passionate about quality to join our DevOps team!

The role

As the DevOps QA lead you will get to work in an international, and fast-paced organization that offers an opportunity to grow, while also contributing to improving lives. You will have the opportunity to work alongside our forward-thinking team of developers and testers to assure timely deployments, patch releases, and infrastructure updates of high quality. An essential part of this role is risk management: identifying and mitigating safety, cybersecurity, and business risks, assuring that these activities are carefully documented according to established procedures.


The daily work of the DevOps QA lead is to

  • Assure that established procedures and validated tools exist for deployment, backup and restore, change control, IQ/OQ/PQ etc.

  • Drive continuous improvements on infrastructure and production environments, including working closely with supplier quality regarding evaluations and qualifications of new suppliers.

  • Build working relationships with stakeholders in Software Engineering, Program Management, Customer Care and Product Owner to ensure efficient teamwork and reduce product time to market

  • Participate in DevOps activities from planning, testing, documentation, deployment and qualification

  • Ensure that product- and change control documentation is compliant towards regulatory requirements and Cepheid's Quality Management System

  • Facilitate Cybersecurity Risk Management activities throughout the entire Product Life Cycle

  • Participate in failure investigations of customer complaints to ensure compliance to regulatory requirements, and that complaint resolutions conforms to intended use and user needs


We believe that to succeed in this position you have at least a Bachelor's degree, preferably even an advanced degree within Computer Science, or similar. We believe you also have a strong understanding of quality systems methodology and applications. This combined with following experience will increase your chances of being qualified for joining our team:

  • Training and certification in Lean Software Development, Cloud Software Performance Testing, Continuous Integration etc. is advantageous

  • Demonstrated ability in a DevOps QA role, or similar experience of related activities, preferably in a regulated industry, such as medical device or diagnostics.

  • Experience from QA, configuring and testing Amazon Web Services environments.

  • Experience from working with computer systems validation and qualification in relation to Part 11, or Annex 11, in medical device industry

  • Experience from performing cybersecurity risk assessments of cloud deployed software.

  • Proven knowledge of domestic and international quality systems and other standards such as GDPR, HIPAA, ISO 27001 etc.

We believe that as a person you have strong interpersonal skills and can connect with all kinds of people throughout an organization. You are by nature analytical, self-motivated, and eager to learn new concepts and technologies. You are most likely also dedicated to quality and want to work hard for the happiness of our customers around the world. We offer a friendly and diverse environment, where you will find it meaningful to go to work. At Cepheid we take pride in making a difference. We also offer opportunities of performance and growth, together with competitive salaries and wide range of staff benefits.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

Operating Company: Cepheid