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IT Site Manager in Solna, Sweden at Cepheid

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job ID: CEP002382

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


    IT Site Manager - Solna

    The IT Site Manager will be responsible for IT Support for the Solna site and acting as a liaison between various business functions and IT. The role will be responsible for coordinating with the corporate teams based out of Sunnyvale in implementing best practices and taking care of the regional needs as necessary. This role will be in a matrix organization structure, providing individual contributor support for local function as well as a supervisory role for the local IT resources with direct line responsibility and coordinating with corresponding functions – IT Infrastructure, Client Systems etc., - who’d have a dotted line responsibilities to ensure global standards are appropriately established and followed.
    The IT Site Administrator scope of responsibilities is the following but do not exclude any other local commitments outside of the general Global IT scope:
    • Installs, configures, upgrades and maintains operating systems and software, using standard business and administrative packages, processes and procedures.
    • Troubleshoots problems with computer systems, including troubleshooting hardware and software, e-mail, network and peripheral equipment problems; makes repairs and corrections where required
    • Participates in process improvement projects – both with the local business leaders as well as corporate IT functions.
    • Deploy and configure computers, monitors, network infrastructure and peripherals such as printers, scanners, laptops, desktops and related hardware
    • Works together with Service Desk and other support teams on projects and assists where needed.
    • Provides remote support to remote locations
    • Serve as a contact toward local business to identify any IT needs or challenges and report back to IT management or propose solution when possible.
    • Deliver weekly/monthly KPIs report following IT Global standards and ensure all activities above meet standard Service Level agreements.
    • Serves as a positive role model to others by demonstrating flexibility and resilience in the face of constraints, frustrations and adversity
    • Represent the IT Management locally
    • Leads the effort to develop work processes in collaboration with Business Functions
    • Continuously search for ways to increase customer satisfaction
    • Prioritize own work based on understanding of customer needs
    • Report regularly to General Manager and direct Supervisor through meeting and Monthly KPIS.

Job Requirements


  • Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent
    • 7+ years of Infrastructure Technologies – servers, storage systems and networking
    • 4+ years of Managing team of associates
    • Preferred comparable experience to have managed a Site for all IT Support needs.
    • Strong communication skills and ability to translate technical details in terms of business context
    • Languages Required: English, Swedish, French (Optional)
    • Require travel to other sites in Europe one a quarter and once a year to USA

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.