BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Systems Software Engineer in Sparks, Maryland

Job Description SummaryThe Becton Dickinson Diagnostics Systems (BDDS) division is looking for a senior level systems software engineer who has a passion for delivering great software products that meet customer needs. The right candidate will be a self-motivated, positive person who can work independently as well as being a team player, has excellent debugging/problem solving skills, has built innovative forward-looking solutions and appreciates delivering a quality product.

The candidate will have a good experience mix between embedded development and application development, preferably on instrumented systems and can move between embedded and application development easily. The candidate will be responsible for designing, and documenting software, mentoring and leading junior engineers and systems software integration and development. The candidate must be self-directed requiring minimal daily direction while collaborating with the project team to achieve agreed upon scheduled deliverables. The candidate will participate in a full software development life cycle.

Job Description


  • Works independently to specify, plan, design, develop, test and support software components as assigned

  • Contributes to project schedule generation including scope of work, duration of tasks, and order of execution

  • Monitors work progress against schedule commitments, reports progress to leadership in a timely fashion, including when work will not be completed according to schedule milestones

  • Works with team to establish necessary requirements specifications and test plans for software product validation

  • Responsible for translating requirements into design and implementation of well-structured and documented software components

  • Implement new software component designs or enhancements to existing software products; participates in the implementation of more complex subsystems and systems

  • Troubleshoot/debug issues within existing automation systems and implements modifications to resolve these issues

  • Presents/Participates with team in design reviews and code inspections in a constructive manner

  • Insure adherence to BDDS development policies and procedures

  • Ensures compliance to regulatory requirements, BD quality standards and conveys an expectation of high software quality


  • Requires a BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related Engineering discipline

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience using both C#/.NET and C/C++ is required

  • Minimum of 2 years work experience with multi-threaded software design and development is required

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with SQL Server, Entity Framework, LINQ is required

Required Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills is required


Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore

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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