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Danaher Corporation Engineering Project Manager in Sunnyvale, California

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development.

Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we’re working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.

Learn about the Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) which makes everything possible.

The Engineer Project Manager is responsible the Planning, coordination, tracking, and successful implementation of multiple Cepheid diagnostics application software and instrument projects. Ensure projects meet corporate strategies and goals around on-time delivery, budget, product development processes, quality system and regulatory requirements.

This position is part of the PMO - Engineering Systems, connectivity & Informatics organization and will be located in Sunnyvale, CA. The PMO provides unique value to Cepheid by delivering products and solutions on time and within budget that enable patients to access high quality molecular diagnostics everywhere.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead the planning and implementation of multiple Software and instrument engineering development programs, with full responsibility for the project from both business and technical perspectives.

  • Work side-by-side with Technical Leads in the planning, coordination, and implementation of Cepheid’s diagnostic application software.

  • Facilitate the definition of project and program scope, goals and deliverables. Make project trade-off decisions within the boundaries of the approved project.

  • Serve as the communication focal point for the project to the Senior Leadership.

  • In coordination with the Cepheid diagnostics application software Team, utilize best-practice Agile methodologies (like Scrum) and processes, including issue identification and resolution, change control, and risk planning and mitigation

  • Manage and report project and program resource allocations.

  • Should be able to manage geographically dispersed team (Ex, Solna- Sweden, India & Sunnyvale, USA.) Should be available for conference calls late in the day with management team in Sunnyvale.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with two (2) years of experience managing medical software application or other software project/program capacity with experience in all aspects of product development and sustaining projects, planning, execution and product launch Or Master’s degree with experience managing projects or programs.

  • Experience managing and delivering medical device instrument & software projects/programs.

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Power Point, Visio, Outlook, Excel) is required.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Experience in Quality System Regulations (QSR) 21 CFR 820; Design Control: ISO 13485:2003, FDA regulations is required.

  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification is a highly preferred.

  • Managing and/or architecting diagnostics or medical software solution and providing business and governance recommendations.

Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our 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.

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 tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out. #L1-WT1

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 require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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