BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Job Description Summary
The Staff Embedded Software/ Firmware Engineer is a technical leadership position leading the embedded software/firmware development and electrical design/architecture for medical device product advancements. The individual would have responsibility for working cross-functionally to understand end-user needs and system requirements and mapping them to detailed embedded software and electrical design specifications and translating these into robust architecture and design elements.
The responsibilities can include, but are not limited to: embedded electronics and software architecture definition, board design and updates & design for critical features and functions, leading & enabling implementation of features as part of a multi-disciplinary R&D team (systems, electrical, mechanical and application software). Integrating and verifying implemented features through unit and functional testing.
Typically, the Staff Engineer will interface with other development teams for product integration and will interface both internally and externally to understand the clinical use cases, usability and system requirements.
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Engineering, software engineering or similar.
A minimum of 8 years of post-educational professional experience, with focus on Embedded Software Development, Board design and development with at least 2 years of project leadership experience.
Hands on experience developing embedded software in C/C++/Assembly and programming knowledge of Real-Time operating systems such as VxWorks, Micrium etc. is required
Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Engineering,or software engineering.
10+ years of professional experience in the medical device industry.
Experience programming PIC32, the SAM4, and the 8051 processors
Previous experience leading and architecting medical device embedded software and electrical design efforts.
Experience developing low level device drivers for hardware peripheral interfaces and devices such as SPI, I2C, USB, LCD, ADC, DAC, RFIC
Experience in a structured development environment with source control and bug tracking systems
Knowledgeable in hardware/software interfaces, programming of embedded processor utilizing a Real Time Operating System (RTOS), real-time and post processing data analytics,
Experience with software quality assurance to include unit and integration test development and execution, and code inspection and reviews.
Experience with digital and analog circuits, microprocessor hardware and software and development environments
Working knowledge of advanced mathematical Digital Signal Processing (DSP) concepts and implementation techniques, software instantiation of both linear & non-linear algorithmic processes associated with both the analog and digital highly desired
Experience working with WiFi, Blue Tooth, and other wireless technologies
Experience generating technical documentation and authoring internal/external publications
Read and understand of schematic designs and Electrical components reference manuals
Programming: application development and testing instrumentation in python, etc.
Significant experience with board bring-up; effective use of hardware test equipment including logic analyzers, digital storage oscilloscopes, etc.
Experience with schematic tools such as ORCAD, PSpice or DXdesigner
Working knowledge of applicable standards for medical devices: FDA QSR, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, IEC 62304.
Excellent written & verbal communication skills
Self-directed with the ability to learn and adapt quickly to new technologies and trends
Leadership, mentoring, organization and coordination skills
Demonstrated customer focus, track record of innovation and publication
Primary Work Location
USA NJ - Franklin Lakes
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