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Danaher Corporation Data Platform Architect (m/f/d) in Wetzlar, Germany

Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future of microscopy for over 170 years by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

We currently offer the following position in Wetzlar

Data Platform Architect (m/f/d)

The Data Platform Architect is responsible for the analysis, modelling and design of microscopy imaging related data as well as the design and continuous improvement of an efficient and reliable data management platform. Furthermore, you will take ownership for the design, development and documentation of data abstraction interfaces and APIs. In this exciting role you will work in our Digital Organization and report directly to the Manager of the Platform Architecture Team.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Define, design and implement data structures, interfaces to the data and the corresponding data management platform and components in close collaboration with the platform development teams and architects

  • Identify business needs and translate them into the data platform requirements

  • Design efficient data platform solutions as well as consult and support all stakeholders and development teams in all relevant data platform matters

  • Use POC and feasibility studies to continuously investigate new and upcoming technologies

  • Take responsibility for data storage configuration, maintenance and administration as well as perform data migration.

  • Support data management platform owner in identifying current and future skills and carry out the corresponding trainings for stakeholders and users of the data management platform

  • Support deployment and administration of data platform solutions

  • Support production, technical service/helpdesk and RA&QA when needed

OUR EXPECTATIONS

  • BA in Computer Science or in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and several years of professional experience within data platform architecture

  • Proven experience in data modelling and data systems design using formal methods and tools (e.g. UML) as well as experience in business analysis and translation of business needs into data models and structures

  • Strong knowledge and several years of experience in database modeling and design - using SQL, NoSQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, BDB, Azure SQL, DB2, Oracle in a cross-platform environment under Windows and Linux

  • Confident knowledge of Python programming language is desirable. In addition, knowledge of one of the following C++, C#, Java is an advantage

  • Experience in cross-platform software development under Windows and Linux is a big plus

  • Experienced in requirements engineering and management

  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities

  • Great communication and conflict resolution skills

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive salary and Bonus

  • Attractive compensation package (pension, healthcare and many more benefits)

  • Continuous training, support and focus on your personal development

  • Work in a global environment with cross-cultural teams

GET MORE INSIGHT

Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zHmalqMXN4

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment? Do apply online with your complete documents (cover letter, CV, certificates). We are looking forward to your application!

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.

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.At Danaher, 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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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