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Senior Firmware Engineer

Req #: JR - 066667 Location Bellevue, Washington, United States Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 04/29/2022

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Senior Firmware Engineer

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

The R&D lab at Bardy Diagnostics is currently seeking a full-time regular-employee Sr. Firmware Engineer to join the Engineering team at our Bellevue headquarters. Contribute to new product development, and work with and learn from accomplished and interesting engineers with a strong history of successful cardiac monitoring product development.

The right person will have a strong curiosity about how things work, has a history of taking things apart, likes learning, and does embedded projects on their own.  The main area of contribution will be firmware development, but strong HW debugging skills will be an asset.   PCB/PCBA design experience, while not required, is a complementary skill for this role.

In addition to a great team, Bardy offers good pay, excellent benefits, flexible hours, and meaningful work that helps make the world a better place.

Responsibilities

  • Work with development team to determine system performance requirements

  • Work closely with hardware engineers in developing embedded systems - help inform the hardware design with firmware insights and requirements

  • Develop requirements for, design, and author firmware in C for bare-metal microcontroller applications

  • Develop requirements for, design, and author LabView code for test fixtures

  • Participate in system design reviews, code reviews and hardware reviews

  • Work with the EE Team to bring up boards for new designs and troubleshoot issues.

  • Perform testing to assess implementation against the design requirements

  • Work with the Manufacturing Team to transfer embedded software systems to production.

  • Work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment.  Contribute to a collaborative environment.

  • Work with other engineers to improve operational strategies and development processes

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or other technical or science discipline

  • 4+ years demonstrated success in designing hardware for medical-device products and bringing them to market.

  • 0-3+ years developing embedded C software in a production environment.     

  • Strong C programming skills (e.g. pointer handling, optimize for reliability/speed/code size).

  • Strong LabView programming skills.

  • Comfortable working with microcontroller hardware (e.g. device drivers, interrupt handling). 

  • Hands-on experience developing and testing firmware in tandem with hardware. 

  • Familiarity with software configuration management and issue tracking

  • Familiarity with embedded software best practices.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and to meet deadlines.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently. 

  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills

  • Strong oral/written communication skills - ability to write and speak clearly about technical subject matter

  • Flexibility and responsiveness in a fast-paced, dynamic, small team environment

The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

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Amitha

Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Reagan

Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

"For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference."

Karthik

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

"I’m excited about my role because I believe that digital initiatives can make a tremendous impact on lives by allowing people to access the same therapies and have similar care — whether in a hospital, a healthcare clinic, or the patient’s home — anywhere in the world."

Amitha

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

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