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Senior Firmware & Software Engineer

Job Title: Senior Firmware & Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 90320
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Karl Lippett
Telephone: 086 1070950
Senior Firmware & Software Engineer
Our client, a medical device company in Clonmel are currently looking to recruit a Senior Firmware & Software Engineer for their site.
  • Firmware/Software Engineer is responsible for firmware and software programming of medical devices and systems.
  • Individual will be functioning as part of a team responsible for designing a range of medical devices including implantables.
  • The engineer will develop embedded firmware and software in accordance with medical industry and Boston Scientific software standards.
  • Preferred programming languages are C and C#  on embedded and Linux platforms.  
  • Develop complete Firmware and software solutions.
  • Work closely with the hardware team to define the architecture of new products.
  • Microcontroller selection for new designs.
  • Develop Bluetooth communications solutions for medical devices and apps.
  • Debug, verification and validation of design.
  • Document design progress and activity.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team.
  • Participate in cross functional product development.
  • Demonstrate best-in-class software development methodologies.
  • Collaborate with R&D colleagues to develop robust designs meeting all of the required design inputs.
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Computer science / Electronic engineering, or related field (Ideally in medical devices / regulated industry).
  • 5+ years’ experience developing embedded code in C or C++.
  • Having worked in Medical device software systems is an advantage but not mandatory.  
  • Experience with Microcontrollers such Microchip, Atmel and TI.
  • Experience with motor control and fluidics an advantage.
  • Familiarity with popular interfaces: CAN, UART, I2C, SPI, RS232, RS422
  • Embedded fundamentals: Timers, PWM, ADC, DAC, DMA, Watchdog, Interrupts, Power saving etc
  • Proficiency in understanding electronics schematics and use of lab test equipment (e.g. oscilloscope, logic analyser, signal generator, etc.)
  • Strong communication and influencing skills – good listener.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge in motor control would be an advantage.
  • Android Application development would be an advantage
For further information on this Senior Firmware & Software Engineer role in Clonmel please contact Karl Lippett on 086 1070950 /
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