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Danaher Corporation Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California

Danaher Company Description

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for abetter wayand help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us atwww.cepheid.comor follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).





As a leading molecular diagnostics company, Cepheid improves healthcare by developing, manufacturing, and marketing accurate yet easy to use molecular systems and tests. Our solutions deliver a better way for institutions of any size to access the full power of molecular diagnostics.

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer, Global Software Development with strong technical skills to develop and test mobile application and instrument software. The person should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. The Senior Software Engineer will have responsibility as an individual contributor in the development of medical diagnostic applications.




The main objective is to design, develop, maintain and review software in a small R&D group with high ambitions for innovation, growth and new development. High focus on quality and on time delivery!

Key Activities



• Build our instrument software using Java and Unix shell scripts which facilitates the running of diagnostic tests and the transfer of results to the cloud.

• Build secure and compliant system that handle patient sensitive data.

• Exchange technical information with quality engineers and other members of your product group so as to review the design of the product features.

• Be a team player who collaborates with cross functional teams which consists of members from firmware, hardware, technical support and software quality teams.

• Conduct design reviews of software implementations and document the detailed designs.

• Understand business needs and know how to create the tools to manage them

• Ability and willingness to learn new technologies and tools quickly.

• Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

• Build automated tests for all software changes made using Junit or TestNG framework.


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time





Education and Experience (in years): *



  • Master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field and 6 years of experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field and 8 years of experience.

*Knowledge and skills: *



  • Experience in building REST services in Java to integrate mobile applications to the instrument.

  • Experience with development tools like Eclipse, IntelliJ and Continuous Integration systems like Jenkins.

  • 6 years of professional software development in Java.

  • 3 years of experience in developing persistence layers using ORM frameworks like ORMlite or hibernate.

  • 3 years of experience with SQL.

  • 2 years of experience with Linux

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Organization: Cepheid

Job Function: Engineering

Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-CA-Sunnyvale

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: CEP004221

Cepheid is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.