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Danaher Corporation.

Senior Human Factors/UX Engineer

Danaher Corporation. - Chaska, MN

Senior Human Factors/UX Engineer

Danaher Corporation



Job #670559141

Danaher Company Description

At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory. For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care. We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our associates’ careers. We embrace continuous improvement, and are passionate about moving science and healthcare forward.

We have a vital role at Beckman Coulter: our focus on innovation, reliability and efficiency has led us to become the partner of choice for clinical, research and industrial customers all over the world.

Beckman Coulter is a Danaher company, operating in two industries: Diagnostics and Life Sciences.


Position Overview:

The Human Factors/UX Engineer (HFE) conducts user needs analysis, task flow analysis, wireframes, interface design, usability testing and use error analysis in an FDA regulated industry for current and next generation laboratory diagnostic systems, data analytics software and standalone software. The individual in this position will work in a cross-functional agile team to deliver products with best-in-class user experience.


* Apply FDA Human Factors Engineering processes towards the Product Management and Software Development teams by determining customer needs and requirements * Deliver task analysis, wireframe, and user error analysis * Collaborate with software team to define detailed user interface design * Assist and/or develop the Human Machine Interface (HMI) for next generation laboratory diagnostics systems, data analytics software and other standalone software * Plan and execute usability testing, analyze data, document results and present recommendations to product teams * Facilitate and complete use error analyses * Use proven HFE methodologies and tools; recommend changes to improve the overall usability and ensure safe and reliable user experience * Effectively negotiate trade-offs with product management and engineering * Collaborate with other Danaher and Beckman Coulter operating companies using UX principles and methods * Assist in training associates in UX and HFE methods * Author and contribute to HFE documentation needed for creating Usability Engineering File * Participate in the development of medical devices and follow the guidelines of the FDA (e.g. IEC 62366, AAMI HE75) * Occasional travel may be necessary, less than 25% of the time



* BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Human Factors Engineering / Ergonomics, Usability Engineering, Cognitive/Experimental Psychology, Industrial Design, Engineering Psychology or equivalent technical degree * At least 5 years (or MS 3 years) of total experience in software and hardware development of medical devices * At least 3 years of relevant UX and/or Human Factors Engineering experience * Graphic Design experience a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience with systems engineering, human factors, and usability engineering -preferably in the medical device industry * Experience working in a regulated industry * Expertise in one of the following: HMI Design, Graphical User Interface Design, User Experience Design * Good working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap (Reactjs a plus) * Familiar with emerging trends in desktop, web, and mobile app development * Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization, with geographically dispersed team members (including the offshore teams around the world) * Ability to travel as needed; valid passport and visas a plus

Essential Behaviors and Skills:

* Must be able to work independently * Must have good verbal and written communication * Must be able to communicate with software developers and product managers and understand their terminology

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.


Beckman Coulter - Diagnostics

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Primary Location:

North America-North America-United States-MN-Chaska



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Updated 05/23/2018

25 days 17 hours ago

Danaher Corporation.


Senior Human Factors/UX Engineer Danaher Corporation. - Chaska, MN, United States


Location: Chaska, MN

Company Profile:
Microscopes that let researchers see life at 100 nanometers in three dimensions. Dental diagnostics that spot decay as it forms, enabling painless, noninvasive treatments. Disinfection technologies that help ensure safe drinking water at the rate of billions of gallons of water a day. Transaction systems that bring new levels of speed and security to consumers. Network analyzers that link seamlessly with sophisticated software to maximize uptime. Danaher products span some of the most demanding applications in the world, creating new possibilities not only for those who use them, but for millions more who never give them a moment’s thought. In every case, they’re delivering benefits that matter to markets that are eager for innovation. And we are doing it through a customer-centric approach that unites our businesses and has made them global leaders.