Job ID R-473478 Date posted May 1, 2024

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll join a driven, agile engineering team working in a startup-like environment that has the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company. In engineering, you could be involved in everything from operations, production and construction to information technology and maintenance environments, all while analyzing and developing solutions to further our engineering capabilities. You’ll use your talent and track record of solving complex problems to achieve one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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We are the makers of possible

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.

BD Medical is among the world's leading suppliers of medical devices and a leading innovator in injection and infusion-based drug delivery. We are passionate about providing innovative solutions to reduce the spread of infection, improve diabetes treatment and advance drug delivery.  As a Staff Software Engineer you will be a part of a team that drives business growth, primarily through new products, while collaborating with peer leaders across the organization.

The Staff Embedded Software Engineer in the MMS Device Engineering organization will be responsible for architecture, design, and implementation of software to support the next generation of infusion products as well as maintaining existing infusion product platforms.  This specific role will have an emphasis on network communications and WiFi development.
This position will be onsite at our San Diego location!

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Software architecture and design in the areas of the network communications, WiFi, cybersecurity, and embedded device firmware.

  • Translate user needs and develop product requirements / specifications, working closely with the system engineering, connectivity, and Product security functions.

  • Develop and implement secure, fault tolerant network communication.

  • Test strategy and test automation development.

  • Detailed design review and documentation.

  • Detailed risk and hazard analysis.

  • Mentor and coach senior and junior engineers to improve team productivity and meet the project milestones.

Required Education and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree is minimum, advanced degree is preferred in Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronics, Biomedical Engineering, or related filed.

  • Medical device experience a plus.

  • Cyber security, threat analysis and penetration testing experience a plus.

  • Essential ‘Technical’ and ‘interpersonal’ competencies (technical and interpersonal skills, knowledge and experience):

  • Strong experience with C/C++ development on embedded devices/MCUs, OOD/OOP

  • Strong experience with network communications (TCP/IP, IP routing, etc.), WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WPA2/WPA3) and cybersecurity of the embedded devices.

  • Experience with hardware-software interfaces.

  • Experience with hard Real Time Control and inter-processor communication.

  • Experience with one or more of the embedded Operating Systems and concepts, such as SafeRTOS, QNX, OSE, Real Time Linux and their network modules.

  • Experience with the microcontrollers and microprocessors such as ARM Application and Cortex architecture.

  • Experience developing unit tests, test automation, especially in the area of network performance and security.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, analytical and report writing skills

  • Experience of working in a collaborative engineering environment, Agile development environment.

Additional Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in one or more of the IDEs such as IAR, Keil, Eclipse, and/or Visual Studio.

  • Knowledge in network protocol debugging, and familiarity with tools such as Wireshark.

  • Knowledge in JTAG debugging and error handling.

  • Knowledge of Python/C#/.NET/Java, build utilities, code analysis tools is a plus

  • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems and Standards to medical devices/risk management including IEC60601-1, IEC62304, ISO13485.

  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies is desired.

Travel Requirements:
Employees may be expected to travel and remain away from home for short periods of time where necessary to meet appropriate training and work objectives.
The duration is normally a week, or less, but longer periods may occasionally be required.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.  

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.  

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. 



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Salary ranges have been implemented to reward associates fairly and competitively, as well as to support recognition of associates’ progress, ranging from entry level to experts in their field, and talent mobility. There are many factors, such as location, that contribute to the range displayed. The salary offered to a successful candidate is based on experience, education, skills, and actual work location. Salary ranges may vary for Field-based and Remote roles.

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$121,100.00 - $199,800.00

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health™ by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care.

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