Embedded Software Engineer – Medical Devices – Chicago, IL


• Contributes to the global research and development of products through embedded software engineering for medical devices and related products aligned to company strategy. 
• Functions as SME (subject matter expert) for key embedded software development expertise. 
• Ability to bridge cross functional project needs through extensive system integration experience with microprocessor based hardware and software. 
• Interface with other development groups and technical support groups as a participant or as a lead. 
• Ensures compliance to requirements management and traceability. 
• Establish software requirements from broad and generic product requirements. 
• Contributes to design verification & validation as part of a team. 
• Manage time and objective priorities among multiple competing tasks, providing updated timelines as priorities are assessed. 
• Direct and participate in effective cross-functional interaction between appropriate departments as required by individual assignments. 
• Strong team player with ability to meet deadlines and handle changing priorities. 
• Experience in resolving complex technical problems using strong analytical skills. 
• Familiarity with a broad spectrum of software tools, compilers, revision control systems, libraries, that kind of thing. 
• Familiarity with revision control systems, devops tools, compilers and IDEs. (e.g. Subversion, Git, Azure, IAR). 
• Familiarity with agile software development process and test driven development. 
• Familiarity with hardware development, debugging tools, reading schematics. Familiarity with Altium is a plus. 
• Familiarity with serial communication protocols (e.g. SPI, I2C, RS232, RS485). 
• Familiarity with brushed and brushless motor control and algorithms is a plus. 
• Complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. 
• Follows all Company rules and regulations, including health and safety rules. 
• Successfully interacts with employees at all levels. 
• Regular, reliable performance of all job duties. 
• Travel as may be required to meet business and customer expectations. 
• Performs all other duties as assigned or as may be required from time to time. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Software, Computer, or Electrical Engineering or related field required along with solid experience in an embedded programming environment. 
  • Minimum five years’ experience in design and implementation of complex embedded software electromechanical systems for medical devices. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of software design principles including architecture, implementation, and verification. 
  • Proficiency in computer languages including C, C++, and Python coupled with knowledge of computer principles, communications, networking and operating systems. 
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing embedded real-time operating systems. 
  • Ability to bridge cross functional project needs through extensive system integration experience with microcontroller based hardware and software. 
  • Knowledge & application of global medical device requirements and UL standards. (i.e. ISO 14971, ISO 60601, ISO 62304, FCC, EU etc.). 
  • Applied knowledge of regulatory guidance on design controls and software validation. 

Compensation Profile:
Base: $130,000
Bonus: $30,000
401K/Pension Plan
Full Medical/Dental Coverage

This will be a REMOTE position with the expectation for the employee to come into the corporate office once a month for 3-4 days, or as needed. 

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