Software Engineer I in Indianapolis, Indiana at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

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Job ID: BEC012683

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.


At Beckman Coulter Life Sciences we are at the heart of discovery, assisting the world's life sciences professionals with solutions that simplify complex processes, automate procedures, and integrate workflows to accelerate breakthroughs in scientific research, medicine and industry.  By listening to our customers' needs, we develop products that fuel groundbreaking research, ensure uncompromising quality, and enable improved productivity.

We are currently looking for an entry level software engineer to join our new product development team in Indianapolis.  This team designs and builds robotic liquid handling systems for medical research and laboratory work.  The successful candidate will help us develop robust application level and hardware control software.


•       Perform software development work in a collaborative team environment.

•       Assist in collecting customer input, developing concepts, and conducting feasibility studies.

•       Participate in all phases of new software development, including requirement specification, design, implementation, software integration, testing, and documentation required to meet company procedures.

•       Participate in quality assurance activities such as software deliverable technical reviews, and code inspections.

•       Help with software maintenance efforts.

•       Support the improvement of the software development process and development cost reduction efforts.

•       Recommend or support the implementation of software development tools.

Job Requirements


Minimum Qualifications:

•       Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field with 2 years of experience, or Master’s degree in the same fields with no experience.

•       Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

•       Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively.

•       Strong documentation, communication, and interpersonal skills.

•       Understanding of the principles of object-oriented programming and functional programming.

•       Interest in hardware control and drivers.

•       Must be legally authorized to work in the US.

Preferred Qualifications:

•       Experience in commercial software development.

•       Experience in C, C++, C# or other object oriented languages.

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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.


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