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Application System Administrator in Brea, California at Danaher

Date Posted: 4/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: DEN000348

About Us

Danaher's Dental Platform is a $3B global business focused on all aspects of dental care.  With the intention to spin-off the Dental Platform to become its own public company in the second half of 2019, “Dental Co” will become one of the largest and most innovative dental companies in the world.  We are changing the face of dentistry with our differentiated portfolio of products designed to serve every dental professional’s need. It is our mission to make our dentist's work simpler and better connected so more patients are cared for in a shorter time. Our dental brands include traditional consumables and equipment (KaVo Kerr) and specialty products (Ormco and Nobel Biocare).


Position Overview:

The Dental Platform of Danaher runs a variety of off-the-shelf and custom applications that are utilized by various functions within the company.

This position will be responsible for deploying and supporting multiple, cross-functional software applications that are requested to be implemented or that are currently in use throughout the company. Support duties will include acting as a liason between the business user community, and the IT Technical Services team, as well as outside vendors and helpdesks who provide special purpose applications.

The applications that fall under this realm include "best of breed" and off-the-shelf specialty systems which are desired to be a corporate standard. Examples of these systems are Learning management systems, expense reporting systems, MindWireless, Gensuite, Quickbase, Yammer, Poppulo, Limelight, custom database management and administration, Sharepoint, WebTrends, and potentially other applications or application suites. 

This person should possess a general understanding of basic business processes as well as a solid high-level understanding and background with many mainstream technologies that are the basic building blocks of numerous off the shelf software applications. Support duties may include responding to user support calls as well as managing projects to ensure all applications are deployed, upgraded and administered to appropriate version levels. In addition, this person will be involved in addressing the improvement of operational efficiencies with respect to the usage of these various applications in order to add value and achieve significant ROI.  

This person must be a self-starter, must be able to work independently, with a strong ability to follow through and maintain focus on tasks and deliverables. This individual must be very customer service oriented.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The individual must be a self-motivated, highly approachable individual. (S)he needs to be well versed with packaged applications, cloud-based systems and integrations, and software development and deployment methodologies. Must have a general knowledge of relational databases such as Oracle, Sybase, SQL*Server.  Understanding of networking and database technologies is highly desirable.

This person must have strong relationship management skills and will work directly with numerous cross-functional stakeholders.  The desired candidate must have the ability to understand and sometimes anticipate client requirements, expectations and needs.   

Job Requirements



  • 3+ years of IT application support experience within the IT field
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field


  • Basic understanding of systems and underlying architectures.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work in stressful situations
  • Must have the ability to interface with vendors and users and staff at all levels of the organization
  • Must be able to work in a multi-cultural, multi-national environment
  • Must be able to multi-task

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified 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. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at:


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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