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Danaher Corporation Operations Instructional Designer II (Hybrid / Evergreen) 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.

Are you a well-established Instructional Designer who wants to make a difference?

Do you value autonomy, creativity and engagement?

Are you ....

  • Passionate about creating successful e-learning for diverse end-users?

  • Driven and tech-savvy

  • Positive, self-motivated, innovative, adaptable, agreeable personality

  • Collaborative and team-oriented

This could be the next step on your journey!

Come join a highly-collaborative team of L&D and creative professionals who impact not only their colleagues here but humans around the globe.

This role is primarily remote option, but will require on-site presence at least one day per month.


The Operations Instructional Designer II, reporting to the Instructional Design Manager, will design and develop engaging and interactive online learning for Operations.

In this specialized role, you will create, modify, and assess e-learning modules utilizing instructional design theories, practices, and methods, as well as utilize video and graphic design tools, to create effective Computer-based Training and video tutorials.

You will will also help in achieving departmental goals to increase employee retention, engagement, and satisfaction.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop training content built on sound instructional design principles that engages employees, address their individual needs, learning styles, and maximize knowledge retention.

  • Design and create training manuals, online learning modules, videos, and other course materials, by applying best practices in adult learning theory and instructional design.

  • Create a digital library of soft skills through bite-sized e-modules or videos with open access to employees and contingent workers to boost confidence and performance – leading to both, qualitative and quantitative ROI.

  • Create video tutorials of most commonly used software in the workplace to increase employee efficiency and reduce stress.

  • Collaborate with SMEs and other department staff to identify target audience’s training needs.

    The essential requirements of the job include:

    Education and Experience (in years):

  • Bachelors in Educational Technology or related field

  • 3+ years of Instructional Design experience

  • Proficiency with E-learning, video production, and graphic design

  • Familiarly with effective learning and development methods, adult learning theories and varied learning styles

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

  • Masters in Instructional Design, Education, or industry certification

  • 1-3 years with video production and editing experience

  • 1-3 years with technical writing, and/or content management experience

At Cepheid we believe in designing a better, more sustainable We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement.

This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can workpart time at the Company location identified above and part time remotely from your home.

Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team.

Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cepheid can provide.

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 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.

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.

Operating Company: Cepheid