Senior Systems Software Engineer in Leica Biosystems at Los Angeles, CA

Website Leica Biosystems

This listing is about Leica Biosystems in Los Angeles, CA
in 2022

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About the job

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence.

Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

Are you a Systems Software Engineer looking for a role with an impact on saving lives? We encourage you to put your experience and spirit to work at Leica Biosystems in our Digital Pathology business! Here at Leica, we engineer and build Digital pathology scanners, which are a high precision and automated electro-mechanical instrument for high resolution scan of pathological samples. The Senior Systems Software Engineer will contribute to the design of Imaging Solutions Systems Software and the integration with the rest of the Image Solutions Products and Workflow solutions. In addition to the sustainment of our current products, you will be responsible for new design and manufacturability aspects of new products plus knowledge transfer to production.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a creative person to invent new solutions in an exciting field as we expand our product capabilities!

We are open to remote work from any continental U.S based major city with access to an international airport.


  • Implement Systems Software solutions for existing and new scanner products following the Software Development and Change Order Procedures.
  • Assess the technical feasibility of concept designs through building and testing of prototypes or theoretical calculations and/or simulations.
  • Verify product performance against design inputs. Write or review verification protocols, perform testing, analyze, and interpret test data, write and present verification reports.
  • Provide second level support to project managers through estimation, prioritization, tracking of project tasks.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or STEM field and 5+ years Software Engineering experience or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3+ years C++ and/or scripting experience with python or equivalent languages
  • Experience with Windows and Linux based software development tools and build environments including Visual Studio / CMake.
  • Experience with secure coding practices, familiarity with Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or STEM field and 3+ years Software Engineering experience or equivalent.
  • Experience in medical product development environment (FDA, ISO) with exposure to design control regulations
  • Experience with unit tests tools / techniques.
  • Experience with agile software development in a scrum environment.
  • Familiarity with Verification and Validation methods for medical device development.

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 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 [email protected] to request accommodation.

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

Company: Leica Biosystems

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Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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