Senior Software Engineer in Melbourne, Australia at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

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Job ID: ADV001088

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.


This is a great opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join a Medical applications domain and make a difference to people’s lives. You will be working on active product development and ongoing support activities.

As the  Senior Software Engineer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Design, Develop and Test software in compliance with the applicable sections of the our Quality Management System.
  • Investigate and analyse software related issues.
  • Learn new skills quickly through internal and external training.
  • Develop and contribute to product documentation.
  • Define technical procedures.
  • Maintain & configure development and test environments following DevOps principles.
  • Strive to provide detailed effort estimates for software design implementation.
  • Provide feedback through development reviews.
  • Implement our values and processes.

Job Requirements


You will possess:

  • Graduate or post-graduate qualifications in Computer Science or Software Engineering (or equivalent qualification)
  • A Minimum of 7+ years experience in Software Development including exposure to the full software development life cycle
  • Implementation experience with software development technologies subject to project needs.  Technologies may include:
    • Microsoft .Net Framework C# with experience in developing applications using WPF and/or WCF technologies.
    • Experience in software solution design including experience in applying Object Oriented Analysis and Design techniques and patterns.
    • Experience in developing applications for Microsoft Platforms including Windows Desktop,  Windows Server
    • Developing Relational Database applications
    • Experience in the use of Configuration Management Systems.
  • A solid understanding of the software development life cycle and applicable best practice design control procedures including experience in applying Object Oriented Analysis and Design techniques. 
  • Strong verbal, documentation and communication skills.

                  Highly Desirable:

                  • Experience with the following technologies: Dapper, NHibernate, NUnit, NAnt, Windows Installer
                  • Agile practices: Test Driven Development, Pair Programming, Continuous build/integration
                  • Experience working on medical applications or other regulated application domains would be highly regarded. 
                  To Apply:
                  Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.  As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best. 
                  If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration.
                  Be sure to follow Leica Biosystems on LinkedIn!

                  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.