Software Engineer I in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

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Job ID: CEP004677

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).


  • Job Description

    As a leading molecular diagnostics company, Cepheid improves healthcare by developing, manufacturing, and marketing accurate yet easy to use molecular systems and tests. Our solutions deliver a better way for institutions of any size to access the full power of molecular diagnostics.

    We are seeking a full stack engineer with strong technical skills to develop and test web and mobile application. The person should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. The Senior Engineer II will have responsibility as an individual contributor in the development of medical diagnostic applications including the web and mobile application framework.

    The main objective is to design, develop, maintain and review software in a small R&D group with high ambitions for innovation, growth and new development. High focus on quality and on time delivery!

    • Designs and Develops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.
    • Make informed decisions quickly and taking ownership of services and applications at scale
    • Exchange technical information with quality engineers and other members of your product group so as to review the design of the product features.
    • Act as a technical lead to design the solutions.
    • Supports and develops software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities.
    • Understand business needs and know how to create the tools to manage them
    • Grow engineering teams by interviewing, recruiting and hiring.


    • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time

Job Requirements


    Education and Experience (in years): 

    - Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of related work experience OR Master’s degree in field with 0-2 years of related work experience.

    - Master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field and 3+ years of experience.
    - Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field and 5+ years of experience.

    Knowledge and skills: 

    - Demonstrated progression and growth as an Full stack engineer through past career experiences with enterprise clients
    - 3+ years of Experience of developing web applications using web application development technology stack like Angular JS, React JS, JQuery, AJAX, HTML and CSS.
    - 3+ years of  Experience using RESTful APIs to integrate desktop and mobile applications to server side systems
    - 2+ Experience with relational database management systems.
    - 3+ years of experience with development tools and workflows (modern source control systems, unit testing, continuous workflow, etc.
    - Solid knowledge of object-oriented concepts and data structures.
    - 3+ years of knowledge and experience in java.
    - 2+ years of experience with mobile application development on Android is a plus.

    The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

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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