Senior Systems Engineer

    • Danaher Corporation
  • Chaska, MN
  • Posted 22 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Research and Development
Systems engineering
Medical devices
Machine Learning (ML)
Goal oriented
System requirements
Systems design
Mechanical engineering
Biomedical engineering
Electrical engineering
Requirements management
Life sciences
Value engineering
Health care
Computer hardware
IBM Rational DOORS

Job Details

At first glance, you'll see that for more than 80 years we've been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. We're building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and you'll see we are invested in you, providing the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics 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.

This position is part of the Systems Engineering Department located in Chaska, Minnesota and will be an onsite position, in office three days per week. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.

You will be a part of the Systems Engineering Department and report to the Systems Engineering Manager responsible for the design, development, and testing of the next generation of Immunoassay Analyzers. These are groundbreaking medical devices that utilize robotics, machine learning and vision systems to deliver critical results for everything from COVID-19 antibodies to tumor markers. If you thrive in a cross-functional, goal-oriented, fast paced role and want to work to in a world-class Research and Development organization-read on.

In the role of Senior Systems Engineer for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Work with fluidics, pneumatics, electrical motors, pressure sensors and vision systems on a software controlled medical diagnostic analyzer.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define, manage and test system requirements.
  • Understand customer workflows and support hardware and software changes to make product usability and reliability improvements.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to quickly investigate and identify solutions for new product issues at customer sites.
  • Facilitate design FMEAs and use error analysis to drive system design quality.

The essential requirements of the job include:
  • Bachelor's with 5+ years of relevant experience or Masters with 3+ years of experience within one of the field mechanical engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field.
  • Ability to analyze data and draw conclusions.
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast paced, changing environment.
  • Familiarity with requirements management.

It would be a plus if you also possess:
  • Medical regulated experience or experience in a regulated environment
  • Experience with integrated laboratory diagnostic equipment.
  • Experience troubleshooting hardware and software technical issues.
  • Experience working in a scrum/agile team or similar environment.
  • Familiarity with requirements management tools (Cockpit, Jama, Doors, etc)

  • Up to 10% global travel required.


At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow's science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what's next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit .

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