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Danaher Corporation Software Engineering Manager (m/f/d) in Eysins, Switzerland

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Cytiva is looking for a software engineering manager who will be located in Eysins (Switzerland) and be part of a multidisciplinary and global R&D team developing manufacturing equipment aiming to process biological cells in the field of cellular therapies. This position supports Cell and Gene Therapy R&D in all aspects of the software development lifecycle. This is a senior role supporting a significant growth business within Cytiva. The ideal candidate brings outstanding leadership, teambuilding skills, communications skills, excellent technical expertise and creative thinking to the organization. The role reports to the Director Software Engineering within Cell and Gene Therapy R&D.

What you’ll do

  • Lead and monitor creation/maintenance of new and existing software products for Cell processing and expansion 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 functional leadership team on defining product development strategy.

  • Contribute directly to the leadership of projects where necessary.

  • Drive results in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Ensure quality and consistency of software deliverables; code, lifecycle documents, etc.

  • Comply to the quality management system and applicable regulatory requirements (ex. ISO13485).

  • Ensure teams have the resources and execution methodologies to succeed.

  • Ensure excellent working relationship between software team and other teams (e.g. hardware, consumables, service, 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.

Who you are

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or related field) with at least 9 years of experience or Master’s degree with at least 7 years of related experience.

  • Experience of instrumentation software in C#/.NET/WPF/WCF for the Life Sciences or Medical Devices field.

  • Experience of leading and developing Software Engineers (at least 4+ years).

  • Experience of working with geographically distributed teams.

  • Experience of agile/scrum software development processes.

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills.

  • Bilingual English and French speaking Preferred.

  • Proactive and results-oriented problem solver.

  • 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 Cell processing systems and/or Cell expansion systems is a plus.

  • Experience with both embedded software and application software is highly desirable.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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.At Danaher, 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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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