BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Software Engineer in Sparks, Maryland
Job Description SummaryThe Becton Dickinson Diagnostics Systems (BDDS) division is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to be a member of the Product Engineering team responsible for supporting existing medical instrumentation and software. The right candidate is a positive, forward-looking person who must be self-directed requiring minimal daily direction, collaborates often and effectively with project team members of differing disciplines, presents a positive and professional demeanor with customers, and excels at solving difficult problems.
Medical instrumentation product issues arise from a number of different possibilities including software but also mechanical, electrical and system interaction. This requires someone who thinks on their feet and is willing to dive into a problem to understand it from all angles before deciding upon a solution path.
The candidate will need to possess excellent software skills to be able to assess product issues and apply solutions that best fit the situation. The role requires the addition of new features to existing products, correcting software anomalies, and rewriting less-than-optimized sections of existing software, all which require detailed attention to implementation and product risk for medical instruments.
The Senior Software Engineer will participate in a full medical software development life cycle and adhere to a quality management system.
Assist in leading a software development project which includes creating the time/resource estimation effort, regular updating of status in a project schedule.
Ability to work well with customer service technical staff to identify and document issues and the associated solutions
Architect/design system software components for medical instrumentation platforms
Hands on development effort as well as possibly technically leading a small team of software engineers
Interface with other technical departments such as Systems, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering functions
Interface with Quality, Regulatory, Marketing and Project Management
Architect/design/implement/recommend new software component designs or enhancements to existing software products; leads in the implementation of more complex subsystems and systems.
Document updated design documentation with change information
Demonstrate proper coding techniques including maintainability, reuse, unit testing, and commenting, driving standards within the team
Develops automated unit test cases to assure software meets the design criteria
Collaborate with other BD resources to ensure effective design and implementation goals
Lead technical design reviews and code inspections providing clear, actionable feedback for project team members
Assure adherence to BDDS development policies and software quality procedures
BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other related engineering field is required
Minimum of 6 years of experience in software development, systems & architecture concepts and designs
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are essential
Minimum of 3 years work experience with C#/.NET development
Minimum of 3 years of experience with relational database technologies
Required Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:
Experience with multi-threaded development in Windows – Windows Embedded
Experience with Agile including Scrum
Demonstrated ability to comprehend and debug complex software systems
Demonstrated positive work ethic with a strong commitment to achieving project goals
Experience working in a regulated (FDA) environment and previous development with medical instrumentation is a plus
Experience with electro/opto-mechanical instrumentation development is a plus
Experience with serial protocols (rs232, rs485, rs422)
Experience with VxWorks operating System is a plus
Minimum of 2 years work experience with C/C++
Minimum of 1 year work experience with Ethernet and TCP/IP socket development
Minimum of 2 years work experience writing automated unit tests
Minimum of 2 years expereience with SQL server, entity Framework, LINQ
Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore
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