Software Engineer II - Scientific Instrument in Miami, Florida at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

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Job ID: BEC015315

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.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at
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.


Are you interested in leading-edge technology? Do you like Research and Development (R&D)? Do you want to be empowered to influence the technology choices used to develop innovative devices that include complex robotic automation and fluidics for use in medical research? If “Helping Others Realize Life's Potential” is important to you, then working here in R&D is the place for you. As a Software Engineer II, you will work with a team of engineers to develop new medical devices which help humanity through revolutionary medical device breakthroughs.

Our R&D team is responsible for products that include UIs, databases, and machine control software, which requires you to know and/or learn a lot of different technologies and concepts. We are using mostly Microsoft technologies (Visual Studio 2017, C#, UWP, SQL server, Windows 10) to develop this software. Here, product development involves working together with cross-functional teams from sites around the world.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work in an obeya environment to design, develop, integrate, unit test, and document software applications using object oriented principles and Agile methodologies
  • Work with cross-functional teams including Systems Engineering, Regulatory, Verification, Quality, Program Management, Field Services, Scientists, etc. in a highly regulated industry
  • Conduct and participate in peer design, code, and document reviews

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or related technical field and 2+ years of experience, or a Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field and 0+ years of experience
  • Experience with the following: Key concepts in software design, development, and testing (data structures, structured code, unit testing, etc.), C#, and Object-Oriented Design (OOD) principles
  • Good communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate software and system design: Unified Modeling Language (UML), Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERDs), class diagrams, etc. 
  • User Experience (UX) / User Interface (UI) design and implementation 
  • Understanding of Localization and Internationalization 
  • Modern software development methodologies including Agile and Scrum 
  • Experience with GitHUB, Python, C++, JavaScript and/or Java 
  • Experience working in a multi-site and multi-cultural environment 
  • Experience in medical device design and development

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, 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.