Supervisor Software Development in Bangalore, India at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

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Job ID: ADV001139

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.

Leica Biosystems Imaging, Inc. 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.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check. 

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Position Summary and Overview

The Supervisor Software Development, will use design and development leadership skills to lead the software design process. This position will apply software design principles to lead a team of designers and engineers to deliver consistent and timely software releases.  The position will lead development processes and projects using the latest in Agile and Scrum development methodologies, and champion best practices in SDLC throughout the suite of LBS software applications. As Supervisor, the position will facilitate a team approach to design and development, collaborating within their team as well as across other development and cross-functional teams. A key part of the role will be effective communication with other stakeholders locally and those in other LBS sites.


Major Responsibilities

  • •         Line management of associates in both development team and test teams
  • •         Communicate progress and issues to senior management both locally and remotely
  • •         Works collaboratively with project manager and partners to create resourcing and execution plans, regularly tracks team progress against objectives, identify and manage organizational risks to ensure successful accomplishment of objectives.
  • •         Leader and champion of scrum agile development methodology.
  • •         Play the Scum master role and guide teams with regard to project planning and technical leadership.
  • •         Facilitate collaboration of teams with cross functional teams and Product Owners.
  • •         Supervise and direct the design activities of software team members.
  • •         Research and keep abreast of industry trends and approaches relevant to LBS products and solutions.
  • •         Advocate the use of DBS tools such as Daily Management, Problem Solving, Standard Work, PRTI and others as appropriate to the needs of the business.
  • •         Liaise on a global basis with the Group Quality, Regulatory and R&D staff.
  • •         Develop and maintain a strong working knowledge of all LBS products.
  • •         Support needs of other managers as needed.
  • •         The incumbent will be involved in interviewing new hires, guide and manage the daily activities of assigned reportees. Assign resources, monitor workloads, conduct performance assessments, coordinate discipline and oversee employee development.
  • •         Set clear objectives, evaluate progress against objectives, and instil performance-oriented culture with a focus on accountability.
  • •         Mentor direct reports with attention to individual professional and leadership competencies in order to help them achieve short-and long-term career development goals.

Job Requirements


Required Skills/Experience/Education

•         4 year degree (Computer Science, Math, or Engineering) or equivalent industry experience

•         Windows/ .NET 4+  framework and C# Programming Language

•         Deep understanding of agile development methodologies.

•         A minimum of 12 years’ experience in Software Development

•         A minimum of 8 years of experience as individual contributor.

•         Proven experience with best practices in project management. 

•         Strong experience leading scrum teams

•         Work related experience of 2+ years in the management of staff numbering more than 4 persons.

•         Excellent oral and written communicator skilled at creating alignment.

•         Able to lead in a cross functional team setting working with team members from multiple functions and disciplines.


Desired Skills/Experience

•         Experience with design and development of FDA regulated medical devices.

•         Experience with Medical Devices or Healthcare Domain

•         CSM certification

•         Six Sigma or strong process orientation.


•         Managing Scrum Team

o    Demonstrated ability to provide clear direction and keep pace with desired timelines.

o    Decisive and independent, able to make sound decisions to move the teams forward in line with stated department objectives. 

o    Clear understanding and practical know how of agile iterative principles and early customer involvement

•         Collaboration

o    The ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen cooperation and teamwork with associates throughout the organization. 

•         Leadership

o    The ability to manage change, influence others, set vision and strategy, manage daily work to efficiently accomplish work, and develop and grow people.

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 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.


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