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Danaher Corporation IT Architect - AV Solutions in Sunnyvale, California


At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at www.cepheid.com or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).

Job Description


  • Translate business customer needs into functional and practical system designs

  • Write system specifications and statements of work, including RFPs/RFQs.

  • Coordinate, provide support to, and maintain positive relationships with audio visual vendors, integrators, and partners.

  • Support the installation, configuration, commissioning, and training of audio visual integration projects

  • Draft or supervise drafting of solutions. Provide final approval on drawings.

  • Develop, document, and maintain audio visual reference architecture and support standard operating procedures (SOP), making sure to keep current with industry standards.

  • Provide troubleshooting support to Cepheid and contractor audio visual support staff as needed and on a global level

  • Increase the capabilities of all operations staff by ensuring trainings are developed.

  • Ensure that a proof of concept process is followed by design engineers, resulting in documented testing, training, and updated reference architecture is ratified prior to putting into production

  • Evaluate products and stay up to date on product offerings

  • Keep current on industry standards and best practices

  • Define, architect (design), and implement enterprise communication and meeting solutions covering voice, video and teleconferencing

  • Define, in conjunction with users and service providers, the quality standards required to support business collaboration

  • Actively participate in developing operational models, processes, and procedures

  • Craft system documentation, testing, training, and post-deployment/upgrade assessments including regular system health checks for conference room technology

  • Lead and guide operations teams with skills and knowledge to address operational support needs

Minimum requirements:

  • You have at least 5-7 years performing as a lead architect or lead designer in previous AV roles

  • Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology or related subject area (Computer Science, Software Engineering, Math) and 10+ years related work experience with operating system hardware and/or software and components with an emphasis in Audio/Visual technology

  • You are proficient in Microsoft Office Products

  • You have deep knowledge of IT (OSI model, TCP/IP settings, LAN/WAN Technologies), and AV specific IT knowledge (Poly, Zoom, Crestron, Camera HW, H.264, H.323, etc.)

  • You have a solid grasp of architectural drawings, electrical and telecommunications drawings and related materials

  • You have excellent project prioritization and management techniques

  • You have superb communication, presentation, and training skills

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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 at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.


Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 202-419-7762 or e-mail applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.


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 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 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Operating Company: Cepheid