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Senior Software Engineer - Life Science Instrument in Redwood City, California at SCIEX

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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Job ID: SCI003064

About Us

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at

Sciex offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. 

Sciex is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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This new position supports the growth of the Sciex Separations business in all aspects of the software development lifecycle. As part of a distributed team, you will bring outstanding communications skills, excellent technical expertise, creative thinking, strong software development skills in Windows WPF and back-end (Services) to the organization. You will report to the Sr. Software Development Manager for the Sciex Separations business in Redwood City.


  • Create and maintain Liquid Chromatography instrumentation driver software for Life Sciences domain
  • Front-end WPF to back-end Windows service layers for instrumentation control and status
  • Scrum software development process, code reviews, design reviews, user story and tasks updates
  • Implementation of unit tests and automation scripts
  • Create and maintain software life-cycle documentation
  • Support the verification of software and systems
  • Comply to the quality management system and applicable regulatory requirements

Job Requirements


  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years C# with UI focus
  • 5+years .NET/WPF/WCF application/service development
  • Strong analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills through distributed layers of software
  • Agile software development process experience. Scrum environment for software development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and continuously looking to improve own skills
  • Results oriented both independently and in a team setting
  • Track record for delivering results, taking ownership and being accountable

Additional Requirements

  • 7+years C# for instrumentation control software for client facing device driver
  • Experience in Liquid Chromatography (LC) systems is a plus
  • Experience in Life Science or Medical Device domains
  • Strong business sense with customer focus

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.


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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.