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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

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Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Req. ID

    R3623

  • Organization

    Life Science

  • Job Category

    Engineering

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Job Location

    15 Elizabeth Drive
    Chelmsford, MA 01824
    US

Overview

Job Summary:

Performs design, development, testing, documentation, and analysis of software applications for company products. Assignments include development of new programs and subprograms, as well as enhancements, modifications, and corrections to existing software/software systems. Duties include designing application, writing code, completing programming, developing and executing testing and debugging routines, and documenting work and results. May be responsible for developing or executing project plans, budgets, and schedules and for documentation of work and results. May function as a project engineer/leader with the resident responsibilities of proposals/project plan, schedules, work assignments, prime contact, technical presentations, cross functional issue resolution, etc. Is expected to keep up to date on technical advances in the discipline and related fields.

The Software Engineer will be responsible for developing software for new and legacy products within the Instrument Group. The candidate is expected to be able to quickly assimilate technical details of Software and Controls Architectures of legacy products and provide outstanding support for Design-In-Wins, bug fixes, customer support (remotely or on-site) and make recommendations for architectural changes to greatly improve Software Quality of existing products and to support development of new features on-demand. The candidate is expected to be familiar with Software Quality Assurance testing, Software Release procedures, Revision Control Tools. The candidate is expected to have high exposure to customers to address field issues, report on status, and manage field issues. The candidate is expected to have outstanding verbal and written communication skills to communicate status to Senior Management as well as to major customers. The candidate is expected to successfully deal with tight deadlines, conflict resolution (internal and with customers), open to criticism and capable to be a team player.

Responsibilities:

The candidate should have a proven record of being a lead architect in software design for complex real time systems, preferably motion controllers within the robotics field.

Experience and extensive knowledge in the area of embedded controls and real time data processing such as Real Time Control implementation in Embedded Systems. Expertise with Object Oriented Design and Multi-Threading architectures. Proficiency in Programming languages such as C and C++. Familiarity with various Operating Systems such as VxWorks, QNX, Windows CE and Windows XP.

Expertise in using simulation packages such as MatLab and Simulink. Extensive knowledge of design, controls and operation of electric machines. Familiarity with modeling and simulation of Robot Direct and Inverse Kinematics and Trajectory Planning.

Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills with proven record of being able to meet tight deadlines while delivering high quality software products.

Has the ability to mentor and collaborate with a cross functional team including mechanical and electrical engineering, supply chain, manufacturing engineering, quality and reliability in order to introduce new products to market.

Team player, open minded, willing to mentor others and at the same time capable of providing intervention in order to address conflict resolution among resources.

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field with 5 years relevant experience or a Master’s Degree with 3 years’ experience
  • 2+ years of software development experience

Position Requirements:

  • Solid experience in C and C++ programming.
  • Proven experience in embedded systems design with preemptive, multitasking real-time operating systems: VxWorks, QNX and Windows CE
  • Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review
  • Excellent knowledge of OS coding techniques, IP protocols, interfaces and hardware subsystems
  • Adequate knowledge of reading schematics and data sheets for components
  • Understandings of motion controllers within the robotics field
  • Understanding of any object-oriented programming language, preferably C# and Java
  • Understanding of assembly language is a plus.
  • Understanding of processors architecture, IO, Stepper meteor control
  • Experience with Microchip processors,
  • Experience with TCP/IP interface software drivers for microcontrollers
  • Ability to work across the organization.
  • Strong communication, organization, and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to think creatively, takes initiative, and work independently.
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio technology stack.

EOE  M/F/Disabled/VET

JOB LOCATION

15 Elizabeth Drive
Chelmsford, MA  01824

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