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Danaher Corporation Staff UX Engineer in Torrance, California

Are you ready to help improve lives?

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our workplace culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence.

Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Staff UX Software Engineer is responsible for leading the research, prototyping, planning and execution of UX design activities. They use their experience in UX principles to develop highly polished components and experiences. They will work with the DevOps team to engage in process and workflow automation. They actively seek out and contribute to industry best practices and deploy them in their daily tasking. They are dedicated to constant evolution and continuous improvement and are eager to learn new topics and participate in thorough debates by offering constructive feedback followed by creative and effective solutions. Ultimately responsible for the design, documentation, deployment, and performance of a consistent intuitive user experience.

Major Responsibilities

  • Oversee UX software projects

  • Interact with Engineering and other development leaders

  • Providing clear guidance and recommendations on technical solutions to optimize value

  • Write design specifications, interface descriptions, and other documents

  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies, and process improvements

  • Prioritize sustainment issues

  • Mentor team members

  • Analyze the technical system and business models

  • Provide constructive reviews and feedback for team members

  • Set personal goals on a weekly, monthly, and yearly

  • Manage and secure portfolio of intellectual property relevant to UX


  • Lead multi-functional project teams to design, deploy, test, and maintain systems and workflows

  • May lead functional teams or projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity

  • Acts as Mentor and subject matter expert for local teams

  • Provides feedback to the team during reviews and evaluations

  • Develop long term strategy and messaging to be communicated with full organization

  • Expresses their views and concerns in an impartial and constructive manner with the intent to resolve issues

  • Listens to concerns from others and addresses them in an impartial and constructive manner

Required Education, Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, related STEM fields, or equivalent experience

  • 6+ years programming languages such as Python, PHP, TypeScript, C/C++, C, ASP.Net, Java (4+ years of the 6+ must be in web development technologies such as JavaScript, VUE JS, React, HTML, and CSS)

  • 4+ years creating intuitive, consistent, and responsive user experiences collecting and reporting data for web-based applications

  • Human factors and ergonomics

  • Creating and updating design documentation

  • Design change within a quality management system

  • Agile methodologies and principles. Preferably Scrum/Kanban

    Travel: Minimal < 10%

Desired Education, Experience & Skills

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, related STEM fields


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