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Danaher Corporation Development Scientist 2 in West Sacramento, California

The Development Scientist 2- Microbiology is primarily responsible to:

  • Support systems deliverables associated with the commercialization of new or updated assays (Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility tests- ID/AST) and associated software updates.

  • Support systems validations studies

  • Maintain the System Validation Laboratory

  • Support non-product software tool development/validation

At Microbiology, our vision is to ensure we that every patient has access to the right antibiotic at the right time as one of the leading ID/AST companies. This position reports to the Microbiology Operating Company nested within Beckman Coulter, located in West Sacramento. You will be an integral part of the R&D team and report to the Director, Systems Group for Microbiology.

If you thrive in a fast-paced setting, collaborating with multi-functional teams across many location, and inspiring change describes you - read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Prepare, execute, and author protocols and reports for system validation studies.

  • Be responsible for the Systems Validation Laboratory, including maintaining equipment calibration, supply inventory, and compliance to laboratory safety requirements.

  • Provide key Systems deliverables associated with the commercial launch of new ID/AST consumable products and associated software updates.

  • Provide support to other Systems members with documentation such as Design Requirements, Design Outputs, and Specifications

  • Provide support to non-product software tool development and associated verification/validation activities.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering or related field, with 1-2 years of working in a Medical Device industry.

  • Work experience should include cross-functional development experience with excellent written and spoken communication skills.

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

  • Experience and understanding of design controls and risk management

  • Experience with creating standard work and other types of process improvement activities

  • Experience working with clinical pathogens such as bacteria and yeast

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 require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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.

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