Biological Applications Engineer

  • Cytiva
  • Eysins, VD, Switzerland
  • 16/06/2021
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

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.

What you’ll do
Be part of R&D Biological Applications team
Learn and master the Applications product lifecycle and be able conduct and support the execution of a project in context of Cell Biology
Contribute to the functional requirements analysis and technical solution design
Learn the Cytiva CGT Applications code base and improve coding skills
Write and maintain code for applications in high level language (XML) translating a manufacturing biological process into machine instructions
Conduct developer tests, participate to integration tests and write technical reports
Work closely with other engineers (i.e. electrical, mechanical, software, material) and biologists
Support key customers and users of the Applications by analyzing machine data and writing investigation reports
Has the ability and willingness to learn new technologies quickly and work in a cross-functional engineering team.
Actively participate in the Applications development team group life, i.e. attending to meetings and workshops, proposing improvements, etc.
Ensure compliance with ISO13485 or ISO9001 standards and other QMS requirements.

Who you are
University degree (Master) in Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent
2+ years’ work experience in R&D department related to Life Science industry
Knowledge and previous experience in developing in any programming language is a must
Prior experience in participating in software development by using development methodologies and source code management (e.g. Agile, Waterfall, GitHub)
Knowledge and previous experience in any markup language (e.g. XML, TeX, HTML) is preferrable
You have interest and willingness to use your software and engineering skills in the Biotech industry
You are interested in contributing in development lifecycle of Applications running on laboratory devices, or IVD, or medical devices or manufacturing equipment running in a GMP environment.
You have strong analytical thinking; you pay attention to details and you have a structured approach in your daily work
You can communicate complex procedures to other colleagues
Interested in gaining knowledge and practical experience of relevant regulations (ISO 9001, ISO 13485, cGMP), specifically for the US and European market
Fluent in English, a second language is a plus
Customer-oriented mindset, autonomous at work, creative and initiatives welcomed

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.

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.