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Danaher Corporation Lead Software Algorithm Engineer - Remote in Vista, California

Looking for a role with an impact on saving lives? We encourage you to put your Algorithm Engineering experience and spirit to work at Leica Biosystems in our Digital Pathology business! Here at Leica, we engineer and manufacture Digital pathology scanners, which are a high precision and automated electro-mechanical instrument for high resolution scan of pathological samples. The Technical Lead - Software Algorithm Engineer, will champion the design of software Algorithms and the integration with the rest of Imaging Solution Products and Workflow Solutions for digital pathology applications. As part of this role, you will guide the teams to ensure we continue to place high priority on technical integrity as we tackle research and sustaining projects to meet customer and business needs. You will be expected to play an active role to drive Image Acquisition and Image Analysis products through the entire software development process in a regulated environment. The role requires a balance of strong technical leadership and business knowledge such that the associate can act as an effective liaison between the R&D team and Product Management. This is an outstanding opportunity for a creative person to invent new solutions in an exciting field as we expand our product capabilities.

This position works in a Remote work arrangement.

Major Responsibilities

  • Work closely with other software developers and technical leads to develop a scalable and sustainable platform architecture to support application development in the algorithm space.

  • Be a domain specialist for the products within Image Acquisition and Image Analysis portfolio.

  • Mentor Junior engineers for overcoming challenging technical hurdles throughout development.

  • Participate in Critical Design Reviews and challenge development teams to maintain a standard for high performant and exceptional quality for image analysis / algorithmic solutions.

  • Perform assessments on technology and tooling utilized for development of innovative software solutions.

  • Support in introduction of SW technologies to improve efficiency and productivity of current software development process

  • Support creation of product strategy and champion execution and implementation.

  • Collaborate with technical and product leaders to create technical roadmap and future vision to accommodate a dynamic and high potential clinical market in Digital Pathology including interface and integration with other internal and external systems.

  • Support generation of Software product requirements and lead generation of detailed engineering requirements and specifications.

  • Learn and apply DBS (Danaher Business Systems) tools and processes for problem solving, lean product development, inspection of code & design review and ultimately for driving customer happiness.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or STEM field.

  • Preferred, Master’s or PhD in computer science, electrical engineering, or STEM field.


Required skills/ experience:

  • (Bachelor’s) 8+ yrs. or ( Master’s / PhD) 5+ yrs. experience in image and signal processing techniques, and a minimum of 5+ years' in C++ and scripting experience with python or equivalent languages.

  • Proficient in creating design documentation and defending design concepts through formal/informal reviews.

  • Experience with Risk Assessments in areas of safety, process, information security and, software design using unit tests tools / techniques.

  • Experience in technology assessments and integration.

  • Experience leading technical projects and track record of mentorship and upskilling team members

  • Experience with Linux / Windows based software development tools and build environments including CMake / Visual Studio.

Desired skills/ experience:

  • Experience in medical product development environment (FDA, ISO) with exposure to design control regulations

  • Experience with image file formats (DICOM, JPEG, TIFF, GIF) and with compression techniques (JPEG, LZW).

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This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department or unit. This job description may be changed at any time



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.

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