Position will provide expertise in Firmware development and electronics design in a multi-disciplinary product development team. The Sr. Firmware Engineer will have good embedded software and Linux application development experience and play a key role in architecting, designing, implementing, and testing complex, embedded systems. The candidate should be passionate about technology, healthcare, sovlving big problems and always have the patients best interest in mind.
The candidate must have the ability to work well with a variety of individuals ranging from various engineering disciplines (mechanical, electrical, and software) to marketing, clinical, reliability, regulatory and operations.
Develop and test software as part of a system, document and troubleshoot issues, and work with instrument and hardware functions.
Use a variety of software troubleshooting tools including OTS and custom-built.
Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of such engineering applications and wide range of products.
Participate in software system architecture development and document software requirements and development plan
Perform detailed design analysis and reviews with hardware engineering team to achieve product performance, cost, reliability and manufacturability requirements
Track software related issues and lead resolution of issues with a well-documented and methodical approach
Develop software test and verification plans and protocols, and conduct prototype testing and verification testing
Work closely with hardware engineering team to debug/integrate software with hardware
Collaborate with program managers to create and manage development plans and project plans related to software development
Lead and contribute towards creation of software design history file, risk management documentation, issue tracking, configuration management, etc.
Develop and maintain relevant documentation (for e.g. test plans and reports, etc.) required for medical product Design History Files
4+ years of embedded software design with Bachelors degree in Engineering (Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering)
Experience with microcontrollers/microprocessors, communication controllers (Zarlink, Bluetooth), IC interfaces (SPI,I2C), DSP
Extensive experience developing firmware solutions using C, C++, and Assembly (experience with event driven and state machines designs preferred)
Strong HW / SW bring-up and debugging skills
Capable of working independently in a hardware lab with oscilloscopes, signal generators, power supplies and other test equipment.
Knowledge and understanding of IEC 60601 and IEC 62304 and other relevant medical device regulatory standards highly preferred
Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English, and must possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Experience in technical specification and report writing
Experience with test automation
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