BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Software Engineer, Embedded in Limerick, Ireland
Job Description Summary
The Difference of One
Are you ready to make a difference in this world? Do you want to be part of a team that develops ground-breaking medical and biotechnology services and devices? One person can make a singular difference in saving and improving lives. At BD, we are looking for amazing, passionate and dedicated people like you.
BD, a company standing on 120 years of innovation in medical technology, is currently recruiting talented individuals to join our new Research and Development (R&D) Centre of Excellence in Limerick.
BD’s purpose is to advance the world of health. As part of our team, you will be on the forefront of creating and developing specialized devices, software solutions and systems to help others. Our new Centre in Limerick provides you with cutting edge technology and a creative environment to be inspired to tap into your inner genius.
You are the one who can make the difference. Join us and be a crucial part of advancing the world of health!
Be the Difference in Embedded Software Engineering
BD is looking for a highly talented Embedded Software Engineer with a passion for delivering software products supporting the patient care continuum. You will be responsible for providing software design, implementation, and testing of clinical information software used in healthcare institutions to chart review and analyse patient clinical data.
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
Strong C/C++ skills and software design for the embedded multi-threading and multi-processor applications with the memory and timing constraints.
Strong design experience in inter-processor communications using event driven State Machines and message synchronization.
Strong experience in the device driver development on microcontrollers, such as Cortex-M, MSP430, Zilog, Atmel, etc.
Strong knowledge in the software-hardware interface, digital electronic logics, System On Chip (SOC) of the common communication interfaces such as RS232, RS485, USB, Ethernet, SPI, I2C, etc., and System On Chip (SOC) programming
Strong experience in the JTAG based debugging.
Reading the schematics and knowing the digital logics
Good knowledge in electromechanical controls, sensors and actuators.
Strong knowledge in Real Time Operating system.
Familiar with the microcontrollers and microprocessors such as ARM Application and Cortex architecture.
Experience with developing the development tests to ensure the reliability of the low level system.
Ability to plan and organize
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
Additional Skills and Qualifications:
Knowing one or more of the Development IDEs such as IAR, Keil, Eclipse, and/or Visual Studio
Familiar with using the Digital Storage Scopes, Logic Analyzer, Functional Generators etc. to debug the system.
Efficient worker who leverages the latest technology and tools to improve productivity
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.
The BD Difference
BD, founded in 1897, is a global medical technology company with over 40,000 associates in over 100 countries. We create specialized devices, solutions and systems to address many of the world’s most pressing healthcare needs. We operate under a single purpose: “to advance the world of health”.
We have been a strong employer presence in Ireland for over 50 years. Join us and be our newest team member making the difference!
Primary Work Location
IRL Limerick - Raheen Business Park
BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.