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Danaher Corporation Principal Software Engineer 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 Principal Software Engineer is responsible for domain expertise, software architecture and design initiatives for Cepheid product software ecosystem. You’ll need to be well versed and current in software development technologies including both frontend and backend framework. You will use your technical judgment, experience, and knowledge to build out the vision, execution strategy, architecture, and provide technical leadership to the development teams. The engineer will adopt and leverage lean software development skills from the DBS toolkit to drive software quality in an Agile scrum environment. This position is part of the Software Engineering Group and will be located in Sunnyvale, CA. At Cepheid, Delivering A Better Way to improve patient outcomes by enabling access to molecular diagnostic testing everywhere.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Take ownership and drive teams to deliver quality products on time following Agile lean software development process.

  • Proactively seek partnerships and collaborate with multi-functional product development teams to define software strategy, product roadmap and technology roadmap.

  • Lead and mentor other engineers.

  • Evaluate new technology/product ideas and develop them into new software features/products.

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 16+ years of related work experience OR Master’s degree in field with 14+ years of related work experience OR Doctoral degree in field with 10+ years of related work experience.

  • Five years in a lead software engineer role.

  • Strong Java experience, minimum 8 years of experience using Java in application development.

    It would be a plus if you also possess:

  • Prior experience in software development in regulated industry such as medical device.

    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