Software Engineer

Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems

Software Engineering
Uppsala, Sweden
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva 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.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics. Our software products are essential cornerstones for the success of our BioPharma instruments.

We are looking for a Software Engineer to work with our Software team within Genomic Medicine R&D in Uppsala. The team is in a ramp up phase and will be part of a wider project team that develops a new product for the Nucleic Acid Therapeutics space.

What you'll do:

In the role as Software Engineer at Cytiva, you will work together with your team in a dynamic and agile environment. You will bring valuable software expertise to the team and work closely with colleagues from other areas such as Technical Writers, UX and Application Specialists, Hardware Developers and Product Managers.

You will be involved in the entire development process, from requirements management, implementation and testing to verification and strive to automate more levels of testing.

Tasks include:

  • Analyzing, designing, and developing new features in our products.
  • Development and configuration of UNICORN™ for control and monitoring of instruments, including user interface in HTML5/Java Script, instruction definitions and monitoring parameters.
  • DevOps tools like Azure DevOps.

The essential requirements of the job include:

We are looking for someone who has the drive and passion for technology development with at least a few years of experience. To be successful in this role, we believe that you are engaged by new challenges, curious about new technology, confident in your skills and enjoy working together to achieve results.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a university degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Working experience in developing Windows application using some high-level program language, preferable C#.NET.
  • Communicates fluently in speech and writing in English and preferable Swedish.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Biotechnology/Life Sciences industry or similar regulated environment.
  • Good Documentation Practices.

At Cytiva we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cytiva can provide.

Interview and selection will happen continuously, and the opening can be filled before last day of application. For questions regarding the role please contact hiring manager Jens Örnberg at We look forward to hearing from you!


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