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Danaher Corporation Director, Software Reliability Engineering in Wood Dale, Illinois


  • As Director, Software Reliability Engineering , you will play a critical role in establishing and executing a software reliability/quality strategy for Videojet Products and Services

  • You will partner with and influence our global software development engineering teams in complex embedded software used to run high-speed industrial coding and marking products for our customers

  • As a servant leader, you will be responsible for identifying on-market issues, software reliability improvement opportunities and influencing change within the organization

  • You will have demonstrated the ability to develop, communicate and execute your vision resulting in the adoption of practices and tooling that will help strengthen our position as a global leader in coding, marking and printing systems solutions.

  • Be a thought leader and mentor in Software reliability engineering

  • Develop and enable a culture of reliability / quality in our software development, delivery and operational practices

  • Anticipates, identifies, and resolves internal and external customer quality issues through understanding of processes, product performance and customer applications

  • Establish a comprehensive site reliability/quality engineering strategy and roadmap in partnership with the global software R&D teams

  • Help software engineering teams and business stakeholders establish and evolve reliability goals and measure progress against those goals

  • Create and enforce software reliability standards and work with software development engineering teams to adopt those standards and to continuously improve production stability and resilience

  • Establish and lead a software reliability community of practice and foster a culture of continuous improvement of system site and application performance and reliability


  • You will need a strong software engineering background in a global environment and have software engineering expertise

  • You will need extensive technical knowledge in the development, delivery, and implementation of complex software systems

  • Expertise in the value and principles of Software Reliability Engineering is critical for success in this role

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a relevant field

  • Minimum ten years of experience managing large-scale digital software systems

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.

Given the essential job duties of this position, the employee is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and applicable law.

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