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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Cepheid
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 20, 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](https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/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. Software Engineer who will be developing software applications for manufacturing our next-generation molecular diagnostics devices. This person will be a key contributor in the software engineering team that leads development efforts for manufacturing software.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:** Design and Develop software applications that are critical in the manufacturing of company's medical devices/instruments.* Prototype, design, implement and maintain software applications.* Participate in cross-functional teams with scientists, NPI, technical support, and other engineers to define the software specifications and resolve any system level issues.* Document software; write technical specifications for test interfaces and testing.*The essential requirements of the job include:** BS or MS in Engineering with a specialization in Computer Science or related field with a Minimum 5+ years with BS, or 3+ years with MS; of progressively responsible work experience in engineering.* Experienced C++/C# programmer with experience in Application design (Desktop), UI design and development in windows environment.* Working knowledge of interfacing with hardware devices along with protocol development and using existing protocols over TCP/IP.* Solid understanding of concurrency, threading, and data structures.* Experienced in application development using Visual Studio and interfacing with Databases.*It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:** Medical device or regulated industry experience* Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python/Matlab* Basic knowledge of other engineering disciplines(EE, ME) is helpful.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](https://danaherbenefitsinfo.com/). At Cepheid we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cepheid can provide.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](https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/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](https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters)*.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](mailto:applyassistance@danaher.com) to request accommodation.If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

Keywords: Cepheid, Palo Alto , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California

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