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Danaher Corporation Sr. Manager of Firmware Engineering 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 Sr. Manager of Firmware Engineering is responsible to lead an elite team that is developing Cepheid’s next generation medical instrument platforms as well as supporting existing on market platforms and lab automation systems.

This position is part of Firmware Engineering team and will be located in Sunnyvale, Ca. At Engineering we are delivering a better way to improve patient outcomes by developing innovative, best in class hardware, software, and consumables which enable access to molecular diagnostic testing everywhere.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Day-to-Day management of Firmware/Embedded engineers working on multiple simultaneous projects.

  • Lead projects that will drive innovations in mathematical data analysis, data acquisition and storage, and robotics/hardware interfacing and control.

  • Lead cross-functional project teams comprising scientists, technical support, and other engineers to resolve software/firmware issues.

  • Deploy industrial-strength, embedded instrument and lab automation software while adhering to software life cycle, risk management and source control processes in a fast-paced, evolutionary design context.

  • Drive design improvements that address the impact of the determined root cause and collaborate with other team members in the verification, validation and documentation of the design improvements.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • BS or MS in Engineering with a specialization in Computer Science or related field with a Minimum 9+ years with BS, or 7+ years with MS; of progressively responsible work experience in engineering and management.

  • Experienced C, C++ programmer with experience in real-time / embedded system design, debug, and testing in an Embedded Linux / RTOS environment.

  • Working experience of robotics (mechanical controls for fluidics), interfacing stepper/servo motor control, and system engineering along with architectural design experience.

  • Experience in the design and application of time-domain or classical control and estimation methods and algorithms.

  • Experience in networking and ethernet various computer communication methodologies.

  • Familiarity with coordinate systems, transformations and linear algebra, dynamic system modeling, state-space and classical control system design, optimal filtering, system identification is required.

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

  • Medical device or regulated industry experience very desirable.

  • Familiarity with tools such as Matlab and Python.

  • Experience working with web, cloud, and/or mobile application is a plus.

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. #LI-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 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.

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