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IT/Software

Software Engineer, Embedded Applications - Limerick

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Limerick
Date: 3/09/2018
Job Reference: 96073

Job Description

Contact: Karl Lippett
Email: recruit@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 1070950

Software Engineer, Embedded Applications

Our client, a medical device company in Limerick is currently looking to recruit a Software Engineer, Embedded Applications for their site.

Job Description
Be the Embedded Software Engineer
  • The Embedded Software Engineer will work with the design and manufacturing groups to develop robust, sustainable products that meet customer expectations and are cost effective to manufacture.
  • Duties and responsibilities:
  • Perform software design based on input from clinical users, characteristics of the existing software base, consultation with other engineering staff, and system functional requirements
  • Perform software implementation, following coding guidelines and taking into account system characteristics to produce optimal performance, reliability, and maintainability
  • Conduct software evaluation and testing of own software, software from other engineering staff, and third-party software
  • Provide a test plan for use by other engineering staff, quality assurance and support departments in validating a new implementation
  • Provide technical documentation for the design, implementation and testing of the software
  • Attend design review meetings as needed to adhere to the software development procedures
  • Document and repair errors related to fielded software issues
  • Assist the engineering staff in clarifying requests for software changes and understand reported problems

Be Qualified:
  • Strong C/C++ skills and software design for multi-threading and multi-processor application.
  • Knowledge in .NET C#, Compact Framework, ASP.NET.
  • Strong Object Oriented design skills, especially the State Machine and event driven design.
  • Strong knowledge in the embedded User Interface design and display device control such as LCD.
  • Strong knowledge in hardware-software interface and network communication using sockets.
  • Strong knowledge in Hard Real Time Control and inter-processor communication.
  • Strong knowledge of one or more of the Operating Systems and concepts, such as WinCE, Linux, cooperative OS (CoRoutines), etc.
  • Familiar with the microcontrollers and microprocessors such as ARM Application and Cortex architecture.
  • Experience with developing unit tests, test automation, and familiarity with UT frameworks (ex. CPPUnit, LDRA, Coverity, Parasoft)
  • Ability to plan and organise
  • Ability to work with little supervision and under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience of working in a collaborative engineering environment
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering. For example: Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Cognitive Science or Mathematics.
  • Additional Skills and Qualifications:
  • Knowing one or more of the Development IDEs such as IAR, Keil, Eclipse, and/or Visual Studio
  • Knowledge in JTAG debugging and error handling.
  • Knowledge in Wi-Fi connectivity and security
  • Knowing Python, Build Utilities, code analysis tools is plus
  • Knowing Quantum State Machine, ThreadX, SMX is plus.
  • Knowing XSLT, XML, HTTML, is plus
  • Familiar with Configuration Management and Issue Tracking systems
  • Efficient worker who leverages the latest technology and tools to improve productivity
  • Design for Six Sigma knowledge would be highly advantageous
  • Customer focused
  • Knowledge of international standards applicable to medical devices / risk management including ISO 60601-1, ISO 14971.
  • Familiarity with Agile / Scrum methodologies is desired.
  • Knowledge of software life cycle processes including IEC 62304
  • Experience with data acquisition, analysis, and statistical methods.
  • Experience in design verification of Medical Device in a FDA-regulated environment is preferred.
  • Experience over the full product life cycle is desired

For further information on this Software Engineer, Embedded Applications role in Limerick please contact Karl Lippett on 086 1070950 / recruit@hero.ie

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