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Sr. Manager of Software Engineering

Company: Cepheid
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world's most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development. - - Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we're working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world's biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting. Learn about the -Danaher Business System -which makes everything possible. -Support of the DBS mindset and continuous improvement is integral to this role. We are looking for a Sr. Manager of -Software Engineering who -will be leading the development of software applications for our next-generation molecular diagnostics systems. -This person will be a key leader in the software engineering team that leads development efforts for software for commercial products as well as in-house research. This position is part of the -Biochip R&D Team -and will be located in Sunnyvale. -We value an approachable and credible communication style and we're proud of our efforts to keep all levels of the organization informed, engaged and motivated. Intellectual honesty and agility, with the ability to pivot based on shifting priorities and balance multiple projects seamlessly in a fast-paced environment, are key. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Take ownership and drive teams to deliver quality products on time following Agile lean software development process, while successfully adopting change and handling conflict / ambiguity. - -Ownership includes---requirements analysis, project planning and providing time/cost estimates---for projects.
  • Excellent collaboration skills - able to navigate complex matrix organization and proactively seek partnerships and collaborate with multi-functional product development teams and across Business Units to define software strategy, product roadmap and technology roadmap.
  • Build and nurture a culture of quality, ownership, collaboration, and continuous improvement, and data driven decision making.
  • Exceptional project/time management skills, with proven ability to clearly define objectives and priorities, establish milestones, anticipate and mitigate risks, lead cross-functional teams to meet and exceed goals in a dynamic environment, while maintaining strong attention to detail and quick recall. The essential requirements of the job include:
    • BS or MS in Engineering with a specialization in Computer Science or related field with a Minimum 8+ years with BS, or 6+ years with MS. Of which 3 to 5 years of managerial experience in leading high performing software teams.
    • Hands on experience in Enterprise Application design, UI design and development using java frameworks like angular/react, debug, and testing in a PC environment.
    • An approachable and credible communication style, with exceptional verbal and written communication skills; to keep all levels of the organization informed, engaged, and motivated.
    • Intellectual honesty and agility - able to pivot based on shifting priorities and balance multiple projects seamlessly in a fast-paced environment.
    • Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills. It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
      • Medical device or regulated industry experience
      • Experience working with web, cloud, and/or mobile application Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at -danaherbenefitsinfo.com. - When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. - Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

        The EEO posters are available here.

        We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

        If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

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