Senior Software Verification Engineer in Chaska, Minnesota at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/31/2019

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Job ID: BEC016314

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
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Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Senior Software Verification Engineer

Beckman Coulter specializes in lab automation to improve the efficiency, cost, and accuracy of medical laboratory testing.  As a software development verification engineer on our research and development team, you’ll be working on our next generation of clinical chemistry and immunoassay systems.   We work in collaborative cross-functional teams with engineers from multiple disciplines to bring innovative solutions to our customers.  You can expect to collaborate and coordinate with diverse development teams across the globe. You’ll have the opportunity to work directly with scientists and marketing teams to ensure we have the right solutions to meet the needs of an ever-changing healthcare environment.
  • As part of the Chemistry/Immunoassay software development team, you’ll work with a variety of technologies to bring new products to market.   We develop product software with primarily a C#/.NET windows-based technology stack.  We write software for robotic control, image processing, and use machine learning to optimize our system. We are continuously developing our verification strategy to bring new products and improvements to our customer at an ever-increasing pace.  Continuous improvement, including staying current with the latest tools and methodologies, is important to us, and we want people who will help drive this goal.
  • We use agile/scrum to collaborate effectively and respond rapidly to change.  We balance the support of a committed team with lots of opportunities for individual growth and leadership.  Growing your career with us will give you a chance to express your talent while fulfilling the mission of improving healthcare for everyone.  

  • Responsibilities:
  • Create and support coded automated test protocols
  • Participate on an Agile Scrum team
  • Collaborate on requirements and design options with stakeholders and teammates
  • Give/Receive feedback in peer code inspections to ensure quality
  • Produce documentation required for medical device regulatory clearance
  • Execute and troubleshoot automated tests, collecting and documenting objective evidence
  • Collaborate in the troubleshooting and determination of root cause of failures
  • Work both independently and as a team member
  • Possibility of domestic and/or international travel ( < 3 weeks per year)

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, BME with computational focus, or similar
  • Experience writing software using an object-oriented programming language such as C#, Java, or C++
  • Ability to develop comprehensive test plans and protocols based on requirements, risk analysis, and designs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Other desirable skills and traits:
  • Worked with a modern version control system, such as GIT or TFS
  • Familiarity with medical device development regulations
  • Knowledge of common object-oriented design patterns
  • Willingness to supervise 2-5 junior engineers
  • Has some interesting side projects such as a mobile app, built something with a Raspberry Pi project, etc.
  • Has responded to a Stack Overflow question with a solution
  • Has tried to check the math of a ‘What If’ article on xkcd

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.

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.
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