Production Data Analyst in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: CEP000564

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).



  • Design, implement, and maintain software tools for the SPT program.

  • Make data-driven recommendations in response to out-of-control conditions.

  • Prepare and manage supporting documentation.

  • Collaborate with scientists and engineers to establish SPC.

  • Review/Change existing and/or create new tools and processes to improve functionality and efficiency.

  • Engage in data analysis in support of other functional groups.

Job Requirements



Education or Experience (in years):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science.

  • Minimum 7 years directly related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Background in software/macro development and data analytics.

  • Detail-oriented and analytical. Comfortable working with data and computer systems.

  • Driven by the desire to solve problems.

  • Desire to learn and apply new skills.

  • Strong communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional colleagues.

  • Confidence working independently with minimal supervision.


  • Experience working in a GMP and FDA-/ISO-regulated environment.

  • Familiarity with Operations and Quality.

  • Expertise in SQL, Python, and Excel.

  • Working knowledge of statistical software packages (e.g., Minitab and JMP).

  • Proficiency in SPC.

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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% 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.