Senior Verification Software Engineer - Medical Instrument in Chaska, Minnesota at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

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Job ID: BEC014619

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
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Beckman Coulter 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.


Our team is looking to add another engineer who can help design and build software for new, next generation instruments! The team is responsible for a product that includes a UI, database and machine control software, requiring knowledge and experience in a broad set of technologies and concepts.

The team uses Microsoft technologies (Visual Studio 2017, C#, WPF, SQL server, Windows 10) to develop the software. We work closely with other software development teams at our site and at other sites around the world. As part of this team you also get to interact with cross functional engineering teams including electrical, mechanical and system engineers.

People depend on our product to make life saving decisions. We put in the effort and discipline upfront so we can sleep every night knowing our customers, and ultimately patients, are getting a product they can trust a life with.

  • Participate on an agile scrum team as a high performing, individual contributor who takes initiative to get the job done
  • Develop verification protocols using C# and Windows Automation Framework for use in automated regression testing in a virtual environment; and semi-automated protocols for use in laboratory and on hardware scenarios
  • Produce high quality documentation to support the maintenance and review of the software to clearly communicate the quality of the product
  • Collaborate in the troubleshooting and determination of root cause of failures
  • Participate in technical decisions affecting product modules and/or subsystems, including functional specifications and technical reviews
  • Analyze and write requirements to support the design
  • Be relentless in making our process and product better. We plan time to solve our systemic problems and expect team members to help expose them and find creative solutions.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent with 5+ years of experience
  • Experience writing code in an object-oriented programming language such as C#, Java or C++
  • Experience troubleshooting software failures at all levels (UI to motion control)
  • Experience writing robust documentation (that will allow your manager to clearly communicate our evidence of product quality during an FDA audit while a VP is looking at them with laser beam eyes from across the board room table)
  • Worked in a product development environment where quality is a major driver of release schedules
  • Worked with modern version control, bug tracking and requirement management systems

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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.
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