Staff Software Algorithm Developer (m/f/d) in Munich, Germany at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

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Job ID: BEC013202

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.


We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Staff Software Algorithm Developer to join our team and become an integral part of Research & Development. The candidate will contribute to the success of our clinical laboratory customers by developing our current and next generation of laboratory software systems.

The Software Algorithm Developer will report to the Manager, Software & Firmware Engineering and will be responsible for translating high-level requirements into software algorithms that align with the overall system.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Optimization of existing algorithms towards throughput and delivery time, optimization of conveyor workload, and improving error handling, automated recovery, and solution strategies for difficult situations.
  • Developing new algorithms by testing and applying new simulation strategies such as Monte Carlo simulations or similar. 
  • Applies extensive state of the art knowledge of technical principals, theories, and concepts in optimization .
  • Acts as a key collaborator with System Engineering and software verification teams.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree and 9+ years of relevant experience, or Master’s degree and 7+ years of relevant experience, or Doctoral degree with 4+ years of relevant experience, preferably in the field of medical engineering.
  • 5-6 years of experience in automation or laboratory device environment.
  • Self-driven and self-motivated expert  having experience in minimum three areas in the following fields:
    • Algorithm development for routing optimization.
    • Go live experience / commissioning of 1 -2 products on customer side.
    • Simulation of transport mechanism (routing, in general “traffic” on systems).
    • MSc degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or similar.
  • Know How of TFS and Visual Studio toolbox is essential.
  • Experience in the Medical device industry is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills.
  • Proficient in English language; German is preferred. 

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.


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