Software Developer (1 Year Placement) in Guildford, United Kingdom at IDBS

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: IDB000169

About Us

IDBS helps research and development (R&D) teams around the world make discoveries that have the potential to transform the lives of populations worldwide.

Our advanced scientific informatics platform, The E-WorkBook Cloud, enables organizations to securely capture, manage, share and gain insight from their structured and unstructured data.
Our diverse customer list includes 22 of the top 25 global pharmaceutical companies, and other R&D-driven organizations in biotechnology, agricultural sciences, chemicals, consumer goods, energy, food and beverage, and healthcare.

Privately held since 1989, IDBS joined Danaher's Life Sciences platform at the end of 2017. IDBS will help provide the foundation for a portfolio of life sciences informatics and knowledge management solutions, within Danaher, that will accelerate the speed of discovering, developing and producing new drugs and therapies.

IDBS 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.


You are passionate about coding, love to work with technology and want to deliver cloud based solutions that make a difference on a global scale.

You want the opportunity to be part of a small intake of highly motivated students where you learn, evolve and have fun.

You want to be part of an organisation that still has that start-up spirit, treats you like a valued and contributing team-member and provides you with the support and mentorship you need to develop during your placement year. 

Learn from the best (and maybe teach them something along the way!)

The IDBS Engineering department consists of agile, self-organising, feature teams having ownership of development, test and support of discrete areas of functionality within our product suite. Working closely together in our teams we rapidly deliver value solutions used by our customers to drive forward science, knowledge and industrial processes. 

Student Placement Opportunities (starting July 2020 for 1 Year)
IDBS offers student placement positions for developers within the Engineering department. These are typically one year placements starting each summer. 

The objective of the placement is for you to gain the best hands-on industrial experience available. You'll use agile development practices and work with a rich selection of modern technologies all within a supporting and highly experienced development team. Your technical proficiency and knowledge of the modern software life cycle will grow throughout the year.

As a member of the development team you will implement functionality using technologies such as Java/JavaScript/HTML/CSS/AWS/Docker/Kubernetes. The work you undertake will include green field development on existing and new products. At all times you will be mentored by members of your agile team and the management team to help you develop your knowledge across relevant areas of the software domain and to grow your skills as a software developer.

Support, mentorship and on-the-job training is an intrinsics part of our approach for an individuals growth and will be tailored according to your specific needs.

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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.
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.