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Senior Software Development Engineer

Apply Now Job ID R-347949 Date posted 09/13/2019

Job Description Summary

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of embedded software on wearable and handheld medical devices with BLE connectivity to a remote controller and smart phone.

The ideal candidate will have strong electrical engineering background, experience in board bring-up, device drivers, power management, battery technologies, wired and/or wireless communication protocols including Bluetooth Low Energy and documenting per quality system procedures and related FDA, IEC regulations. Experience in mobile application development would be a plus.

The ideal candidate will possess experience with real time operating systems (RTOS), bare-metal firmware development, use of Windows development environments and product security techniques. The candidate will have high proficiency in C programming language. Knowledge of C++ and C# would be a plus. Good understanding of FDA 21 CFR 820 and IEC 62304 software development standards are highly desired.

The candidate will participate in technical design reviews, safety hazard analysis, product security assessment, user interface reviews and regulatory submission activities. The candidate will work closely with electrical engineers, usability engineers, clinical evaluation team and the software test team (unit, integration, and verification). The candidate will also work closely with the other functional disciplines including systems engineering, mechanical engineering, and operations, quality and regulatory to ensure successful implementation of intended designs.

Job Description

BD, a leading global medical technology company that makes and sells medical devices, instrumented systems and reagents, is dedicated to improving people's health throughout the world. The Company has been instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs nearly 50,000 associates in approximately 50 countries throughout the world. The Company serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public.  BD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


This role is in BD Diabetes Care (BDDC) which is one of the fastest growing and most patient-connected Business Units with the company. The BDDC business unit has a 92 year history within BD and is unique in that it focuses on one important disease state which is a threat to world health.  The Diabetes Care (DC) business unit is comprised of approximately 1,850 associates globally.  The growth strategy includes strengthening our leadership position in diabetes drug delivery devices, entering targeted adjacencies to satisfy significant unmet needs, developing and commercializing transformation products designed to eradicate the complications associated with diabetes.  The DC business unit is committed to easing the burden and making health care affordable for people living with diabetes worldwide.  


Within the Diabetes Care business, you will have the opportunity to play a vital role in the Advanced Diabetes Care platform, make a key impact in the Diabetes Care market and be a key contributor to BD's future growth. You will also have the advantage of combining the best of both worlds; the agility and creativity of a start-up environment, and the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company. We are looking for highly innovative, passionate, and talented individuals to develop these innovative products. If you're interested in being a part of developing and commercializing exciting, revolutionary products for the Diabetes Care market, and with the goal of improving the lives of people with Diabetes, please read on.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, document, and test the embedded software for the next generation drug delivery devices following BD’s SW lifecycle process.
  • Test, debug and resolve issues, and perform software integration as necessary.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to gather specifications.
  • Support Clinical and user studies as needed.
  • Perform other job-related duties as needed.
  • Assure adherence to BDDC SDLC development policies and software quality procedures
  • Develop and implement software tools as needed.
  • Support unit, integration, and verification test teams
  • Work closely with hardware, mechanical, quality, regulatory, and manufacturing teams to conduct research, draft proposals, and design software tools to improve quality control procedures and manufacturing processes.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • 8+ years with medical device software development
  • Proficiency in C or C++ programming, and debugging.
  • Experience with Bluetooth / BLE, Low-Power Systems.
  • Knowledge of modern best practices for professional software development including agile development, scrum, secure coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Experience in Microcontroller-based bare-metal software development and RTOS.
  • Working experience with embedded development tools and environments.

Desired:

  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • Experience with communication protocols & stacks.
  • Knowledge/experience in iOS and Android development tools and environments
  • Experience with TFS and/or IBM Rational Tools suite, DOORS, and RTC a plus.
  • Experience with Static (Coverity) and Dynamic Tools (VectorCAST) a plus,
  • Experience with JTAG, BIST, debuggers, and hands on test capabilities. Experience with iOS and Android application development
  • Knowledge of modern best practices for professional software development including Agile development, Scrum, secure coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

Primary Work Location

USA MA - Andover

Additional Locations

Work Shift

US BD 1st Shift 8am-5pm (United States of America)
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