Software Engineering Manager_Suzhou in Suzhou, China at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 7/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC014438

About Us

Founded in America by Professor Beckman and the Coulter brothers, Beckman Coulter Limited is dedicated to the to the development and sale of instruments, reagents, software and products that simplify and automate laboratory processing that are widely used in hospitals, clinics, and commercial laboratories worldwide. Clinical diagnostic tools implemented within company products include: laboratory automation systems, biochemical analytical systems, immunoassay systems, hematology systems, protein chemistry systems, urinalysis systems, microbiological detection and analysis systems, and blood bank analytical systems. In future developments, Beckman Coulter will continue to lead in the field of medical equipment research and development with cutting-edge technology and complete product lines, and continue to make outstanding contributions to the development of global scientific research! For more information, please visit


The Manager Software Development Engineer conceives, applies and implements product design concepts and unique solutions involving specific software products and applications. The incumbent coordinates the introduction of methods, tools, technologies and processes with the project team; develops and synthesizes software system requirements; provides internal consultative support to the technical organization and product development teams; develops, acquires and implements new technological capabilities; appraises new products, applications and/or process proposals; and leads and/or participates in multi-functional product research and development teams as well as product and/or system design reviews.

  • • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criterion for obtaining results
  • • Formulates changes in development, maintenance and systems standard
  • • Formulates/monitors single project plan and may lead a multi-functional project
  • • May serve as the Engineering project lead with knowledge of the development process, design control and basic Regulatory issues
  • • May be the key contact for outside application/technology providers
  • • Adheres to technical standards
  • • Recommends and leads process improvements
  • • Provides guidance to junior scientists; reviews and approve junior scientist’s work
  • • Adheres to policies and procedures
  • • Exercises independent judgment
  • • Develops advanced concepts and designs for complex issues
  • • May serve as a hiring manager
  • • Resolves (with limited direction) complex manufacturing discrepancies
  • • Begins to apply knowledge and experience in instrument theory of operation to achieve work objectives
  • • Begins to broaden professional expertise by studying related disciplines and innovations in the larger technological arena
  • • Begins to consider organizational issues, external factors, and customer perspective when making decisions.
  • • May provide direction and guidance in design, development and application of new technologies. Begins to elaborates technical strategy and promotes introduction of methods, tools, processes and technologies. Mentors and provides ongoing teaching, guidance and assistance to technical staff in area(s) of expertise.
  • • Attends external seminars and visits customers and other companies to continue learning.

Job Requirements


  • • Bachelor’s degree in field with 10+ years exp.
  • • Individual contributor specialist with broad understanding of work concepts, principles and practices
  • • Begins to use knowledge to expand on standard techniques and processes
  • • in creative and effective ways
  • • Applies broad knowledge of technical principles, theories, and concepts in chosen field and employs sound project management
  • • Guides the successful completion of minor to moderate programs, processes and/or projects for the department/function, and often takes on a project leadership role
  • • Effects of decisions are long-lasting
  • • Decisions and results have impact on function and/or moderate
  • • impact on organization’s resources and objectives
  • • Meet regulatory requirements and establish policies and procedures
  • • Begins to Integrate research, information and trends into solutions to identify and solve complex problems that require evaluation of variables and the regular use of ingenuity and innovation
  • • Works with general direction and acts as contributor in own area of knowledge 
  • • May provide guidance to lower-level employees

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.
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