Software Project Manager in Melbourne, Australia at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

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Job ID: ADV000742

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.


With the need for high quality and highly reliable software, medical device software development is both challenging and rewarding. 
As Project Manager for Leica Biosystems’ BOND Controller, you will be responsible for the definition, development and delivery of software that positively impacts on thousands of lives, globally every year.
Working in a lean and agile environment you should be inspired to lead and mentor highly engaged and motivated development teams that are geographically diverse with locations in Melbourne, Australia and Bangalore, India.

In this role you will:

• Manage the day to day activities of a globally distributed software development team
• Track progress through burn-up/burn-down charts and associated leading metrics
• Organise and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews and retrospectives
• Manage the product backlog and associated work packages
• Lead sprint and release planning
• Collaborate with key stakeholders

Job Requirements


Required Skills and Experience:

• Agile delivery  and associated relevant experience e.g. Scrum, Kanban etc.

• Prioritising, estimating, iteration planning, managing burndowns and retrospectives

• Issues management and stakeholder management

• A team leader with a high level of initiative, self-motivation, proactive and energetic

• Be commercially pragmatic while dedicated to excellence and continuous improvement

• Ability to sustain a high level of engagement and trust with team members

• Excellent face-to-face and written communication skills 

Desirable skills & Experience:

Hands on experience with .Net development 

• Worked in a Continuous Integration/Continuous delivery environment.

To Apply:

Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.  As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best. 

If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration.

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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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% 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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