Director, Engineering in Bangalore, India at Danaher

Date Posted: 10/22/2019

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Job ID: COR001434

About Us

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, 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.


Description

Position Description:

You will report to the VP & GM of Danaher Digital and are responsible for developing the Danaher Digital engineering team and lead the India build-out and operations.

While developing the strategy, vision and plans for Danaher Digital site in India, you will lead a team of highly skilled Architects, IoT/Edge Engineering, Data & ML Engineering and DevOps to inspire, innovate, develop and accelerate IoT/Edge and Data Analytics solutions for Danaher OPCOs.

You will be comfortable to be simultaneously part adviser, part evangelist, part product manager, part architect and visionary, part engineering manager and part operations maestro for our software engineering initiatives in India.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop a vision, drive and manage the execution of that vision, and deliver top-tier results while load balancing and prioritizing efforts across strategy, leadership and software development operations for Danaher Digital site in India
  • Drive success of all work activities across multiple software engineering disciplines, without requiring daily direction from other Danaher Digital leadership.
  • Build, develop, inspire and lead a team of highly skilled associates in different functional roles; raise the bar relative to the best of the best in the external software market place.
  • Hire, develop and motivate staff across multiple disciplines, monitoring performance, adjusting as necessary. Mentor staff, and ensure backup and team resiliency
  • Connect and understand multiple technical disciplines and market segments across Danaher OPCOs. Provide hands-on detailed technical mentorship to development and operations teams to meet product deliverables and highest quality benchmarks.
  • Work closely with leadership across Danaher Digital globally to ensure that tactical needs are understood and that the work of the India team(s) is clearly delineated and fully understood. Some of your teams may be working in a matrix reporting structure with Danaher Digital leaders in the US.
  • Own and drive accountability for success (timeliness, velocity, completeness, quality, cost) of all product work and assignments.
  • Define and lead daily operational and risk management and risk mitigation processes, tools and techniques. Provide transparent and effective status reports on activities, including risk mitigation.
  • Design and deploy industry best practices; raise the bar on software innovation and processes across Danaher, including but not limited to Agile/Scrum/SAFe, SDLC, Release Management, Metric Reporting, DevOps, Data and ML validations/governance, and more.
  • Develop, monitor and report financials and cost forecasting to ensure best-in-class productivity and synergies via highest quality cost management of engineering operations. Provide presentations and reports on programs, costs, and KPIs.
  • Ensure compliance and ethical behavior without exception.
  • Travel to other domestic and/or international locations as required (about 25% on average).

Job Requirements



Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: 

More specifically, it is anticipated that the ideal candidate will possess the following direct experiences and skills during their progressive career (as they relate to the specified technology domains below): 

Technology Acumen & Vision
  • Broad knowledge and is frequently described as “visionary”. Strong Cloud, IoT platforms, Edge Computing and/or Data & Machine Learning platforms related technology foundations with solid understanding of disruptive technologies and developing innovative software solutions leveraging contemporary cloud-native and data-first SaaS/PaaS solutions or IoT platforms.
  • Strong technical expertise in software development, architectural patterns and tradeoffs, and operations acumen, with years of experience leading in high growth companies that leverage IoT, Data, cloud or SaaS/PaaS solutions (preferably in industrial, life sciences, healthcare or manufacturing markets).
  • Designed, developed, deployed and scaled end-to-end cloud-based and hybrid (on-premise) cloud or SaaS/PaaS solutions (preferably IoT and Edge solutions) – including backend micro-services and APIs as well as customer-facing user experiences (mobile and web apps).
  • Successful years of experience in developing customer-facing and market-selling contemporary software services and applications 

Setting Strategy 
  • Prior experience communicating the vision and strategy in bold, persuasive terms gaining buy-in from all relevant stakeholders. S/he will be accessible, yet an independent thinker, embracing and synthesizing disparate views. Experience managing “what if” scenarios and managing a high degree of ambiguity well.
  • Ability to define issues clearly, despite ambiguity and take a holistic perspective when making decisions.
  • Experience of strong awareness of both external and internal best practice perspectives, anticipating industry and product trends, capability prioritization and tradeoffs, balancing business needs versus technical and resource constraints. All while maintaining a balanced and fresh viewpoint.
  • Experience defining and deploying effective, efficient and scalable engineering organizational strategies, hiring and talent building strategies.
  • Executing for Results 
  • Distinct track record of demonstrating “Organizational Agility” by balancing the role of strategist with simultaneously setting and achieving aggressive short and long-term milestones and metrics, managing and delivering results in a high-urgency, high-growth environment.
  • Distinct track record of software product engineering operational excellence and program management.
  • Proven experience rapidly building and growing large engineering teams in India.
  • Prior experience of owning and driving accountability for success (timeliness, velocity, completeness, quality, cost) of all product work and initiatives.
  • Proven experience in building and maintaining budget plans, forecasts, tracking and overall financial managements of software development and engineering operations/DevOps teams
  • Prior experience of superior organizational skills and an affinity for detail. Track record of simultaneously managing multiple, mission-critical projects and the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Broad and Deep understanding of technology best practices, including, but not limited to: agile SDLC, release management, metric tracking, DevOps, ITIL, and cloud-based service management, and have implemented best practices in a former role with proven results.
Leading Teams
  • Successful track record to attract, retain, coach, develop, and mentor IoT/Edge or Data/ML specialists and product management talent. Created a culture of openness and collaboration that fosters innovation. Inspired others to achieve results.
  • Demonstrated acumen in organizational change and design for best-in-class contemporary SaaS/PaaS solutions.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills – servant leader with the ability to collaborate, leading through influence across a complex, global organization to drive direction. Strong facilitation and negotiation skills.
  • Proven ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people and senior leadership may understand
  • Building Relationships and Using Influence 
  • Strong communication and influencing skills with the ability and personal style to inspire confidence and work successfully with varied audiences.
  • An engaging, open, genuine personality that naturally encourages interaction with individuals at all levels.

Other qualifications:
  • 10+ yrs in senior management/executive leadership roles in software product management and/or engineering. 15+ yrs total in software engineering and/or product management
  • Compelling leadership style, consistent with Danaher values and culture. Presence and stature to generate respect, trust and a positive image for the organization; credibility through demonstrated expertise. 
  • Highest levels of personal and professional integrity and ethics. 
  • Likes to “win,” has fun doing it, and energizes the organization around a winning agenda
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline. MS or MBA preferred.


 




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, 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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