Senior Manager, Software Development

  • Danaher
  • La Canada Dr, California, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Positioning statement:This position supports the Sciex Capillary Electrophoresis Biopharma Business Unit in all aspects of the software development lifecycle. This is a senior role supporting a significant growth business within Sciex. The ideal candidate brings outstanding leadership, teambuilding skills, communications skills, excellent technical expertise and creative thinking to the organization. The role reports to the Sr. Director of Capillary Electrophoresis Research and Development.Responsibilities:* Lead and monitor creation/maintenance of new and existing software products for life science instrumentation and systems.* Lead a multi-disciplinary software development team of approximately 10 members.* Manage off-site temporary resources necessary to accommodate workload fluctuations and goal achievement.* Work with a cross functional leadership team on defining product development strategy.* Serve as a software architect for the development team.* Contribute directly to the leadership of projects where necessary.* Drive results in a fast paced work environment.* Guide user experience from a software perspective.* Ensure quality and consistency of software deliverables; code, lifecycle documents, etc.* Comply to the quality management system and applicable regulatory requirements.* Ensure teams have the resources and execution methodologies to succeed.* Ensure excellent working relationship between software team and other teams (e.g. hardware, consumables, manufacturing) to contribute to on-time and on-budget delivery of complete integrated products.* Ensure timely and accurate reporting of project status. Assist project management to resolve issues.* Understand the product roadmap and provide accurate information about team capacity to inform roadmap negotiations.* Develop team to meet the software needs of the established Product Development Roadmap.Qualifications:* Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering (or related field) with at least 9 years of experience or Master's degree with at least 7 years of related experience.* Ability to develop instrumentation software in C#/.NET/WPF/WCF for the Life Sciences or Medical Devices field.* Experience leading and developing Software Engineers (at least 4+ years).* Knowledge working with geographically-distributed teams.* Knowledge of agile/scrum and traditional (waterfall) software development processes.* Excellent communication & presentation skills.* Proactive and results-oriented problem solver.* Comfortable dealing with grey areas and managing the "white space".* Strong business acumen.* Demonstrated history of continuous process improvement.* Excellent team building skills - creating a sense of team driven by common goals, motivation, facilitation, and conflict resolution.* Ability to work in a fast-paced, matrixed environment.* Experience in Capillary Electrophoresis systems and/or Mass Spectrometry systems is a plus.* Knowledge in HTML 5, CSS and JavaScript or developing iOS applications is a plus.* Experience with both embedded software and application software is highly desirable.#LI-SL2Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified 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. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here.
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