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Danaher Corporation Software Developer in Coralville, Iowa

Employment Status: Exempt

Location: Coralville

Purpose statement:

The Software Developer I is responsible for developing and maintaining internal software utilized in the process of synthesizing DNA as well as software required for the use with some third-party machines. Duties include definition of requirements; business analysis; development, testing, implementation and support of applications to designed to benefit the organization, its’ customers and other business partners.

The ideal candidate can develop in the .Net C# language; but has an understanding in the following areas: Cloud Data Storage (AWS, Google, Azure), Operations (Web servers and Window Servers), and a willingness to support third-party tools (TeamCenter, DynaTrace, etc).

Essential Functions:

  • Provides architecture/design/workflow input to IDT software efforts

  • Provides functional, easy to use applications using IDT’s internal design standards

  • Works closely and communicates effectively with the customer to design software that closely fits their needs

  • Provides documentation and/or descriptions for designs and projects as needed

  • Keeps development manager informed about the status of projects and any problems or issues related to the projects

  • Identifies optimal processes and opportunities for the improvement with an aim to improving department operations

  • Performs and maintains support and maintenance of existing applications, refactoring as needed to match current requirements in the simplest way possible

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Specific Duties/Essential Functions:

  • Works with Engineers to provide support in the design and functionality of new processing equipment.

  • Designs application interfaces to support the communication of synthesis requirements to internally designed or third party machines.

  • Handles support inquiries and escalates as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience required; B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or other STEM-related fields preferred.

Professional Experience:

  • Two years of experience in C# language preferred

  • Two years of experience in C, C++, and/or other .Net based programming language preferred

  • Experience with Delphi preferred

  • Two years of experience with current relational database products required; experience with MS-SQL server preferred.

Position Specific Experience/Skills

  • Ability to work with third party SDK’s to design communication protocol as required per machine preferred

  • Cloud (Amazon AWS/Microsoft Azure) and/or experience with other Big Data systems preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Ability to develop software in a team environment. Including: Iterative development, functional reviews, code reviews, group development sessions, version control, unit and integration testing, etc.

  • Ability to consistently manage multiple priorities and solve problems using critical thinking skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, to customers and colleagues

  • Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.

  • Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.

  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.

  • Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

  • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.

  • Ability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.

Physical Requirements:

Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

Constant (67%-100% of work day)

  • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.

  • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch.

  • Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work- those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

  • Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing.

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment of

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