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Principal Engineer, Embedder Software

Req #: JR - 086554 Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 01/25/2023

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This is where new knowledge is discovered. Baxter’s Research and Development teams work cross functionally to innovate, develop and introduce creative solutions for patients needs globally. From Scientists to Engineers, your work creates the products that save and sustain lives.

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Principal Engineer, Embedder Software

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.

Your Role at Baxter:

Baxter’s Respiratory Health business unit products expand therapies to better help patients and

physicians to manage chronic or acute respiratory and cardiac diseases (COPD, CHF, etc.).  The earlier the treatment for these patients – the better the quality of life.  The $150M business portfolio includes products for airway clearance and ventilation.   

The role of Principal Engineer- Software  is to be responsible for development of products and providing creative solutions associated with the design, development, and sustaining engineering for our new and existing software product portfolio. The successful candidate will possess solid “hands-on” technical abilities, an excitement and energy for product development, and a passion for their work and the impact it has on meeting the needs of patients.

This position is based out of Bangalore and reporting to the Software Manager for Respiratory Health division of Front Line Care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the architecture and design of a module/project, makes architecture and design choices for new product development, sustenance activities, field issue resolution etc.
  • Identifies technical problems, provides innovative, creative solutions and shares technical knowledge with team.
  • Incorporates business, market, industry and competitive knowledge into technical solutions that can be readily adapted to changes in technology and/or clinical use.
  • Generates alternatives and takes reasonable risks while solving technical problems.
  • Reviews and approves the design of a module/project
  • Owns/leads technology strategy and roadmap for the product line
  • Demonstrates customer focus by ensuring quality of software releases and timely resolution of field reported issues
  • Responsible for analyzing and understanding the requirements.
  • Identifies key module/product level technical risks and assists project manager in developing mitigation and recovery plan
  • Review work products and ensure the quality of deliverables
  • Provides input to the test strategies at a product level
  • Provides guidance to development and test teams with respect to overall design and development.
  • Leads and coaches the team members.
  • Drives the application of principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and testing techniques.
  • Owns and drives continuous improvement activities by identifying and appropriately escalating process and product quality gaps.
  • Work and collaborate closely with Project Manager to define and solve engineering changes/problems to make products that meet all performance and functional criteria within required project schedule, with minimum guidance.
  • Lead in design/change reviews with the Sustaining Team and Engineering Change Board – justify design detail and collaborate with other team members
  • Challenges project teams and established work processes and proactively finds creative methods to reach desired performance levels
  • Collaborate with internal and/or external parties in the development, improvement, and maintenance products.
  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective / Preventive action as needed.

Your Team:

You will be reporting to Software Manager for Respiratory Health. This position does not have any direct reports. You will need to work collaboratively with R&D and cross functions.  

Your Location:

The role is located in the BRD facility in Bangalore India. 

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer/ Electronics Engineering, Computer Science with 8 to 15 years of work experience in embedded SW development.
  • Experience in complete embedded software development life cycle from concept to release.
  • Excellent software architecture, design and implementation skills
  • Expertise in development and maintenance of Software embedded/distributed systems
  • Strong Object-Oriented development and design knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of IoT, Cloud, Mobile App development and Cybersecurity technology will be an advantage.
  • Deep understanding of technology & software development principles:
  • Analysis and Design: Object oriented architecture, Design Patterns
  • Programming Languages like C, C++, Python, C# etc.
  • Experience in Embedded OS like Embedded Linux, VxWorks, Micrium, FreeRTOS, embOS, , µC/OS etc. Experience with Bare Metal Architecture and Device Drivers is a plus.
  • Experience in Communication/other protocols: CAN, I2C, Bluetooth, UART, SPI, USB, TCP/IP   etc.
  • Experience in Development and Continuous Integration tools like Visual Studio/Eclipse, SVN, Git, Gerrit, Jenkins, BitBucket, Jira etc.
  • Experience in Code Quality tools like Coverity, Fortify, Unit test tools.
  • Experience in technically leading project teams involving SW architects and SW design engineers.
  • Demonstrated success in delivering results on technical challenges.
  • Good understanding of Healthcare domain (regulations and standards) and Medical software development process.
  • Excellent communication, inter-personal and leadership skills
  • Firm decision maker and shall possess good influencing skills
  • Openness to collaborate in interest of project/organization.
  • Proactive and self-driven, possesses due sense of urgency                  
  • Shall possess systems mindset and good problem-solving abilities.
  • Working with multisite teams, Quality conscious and Process & customer Oriented
  • Coaching capabilities.
  • Self-motivated with good interpersonal skills

Reasonable Accommodations

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Hear from Our Employees

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Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

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Reagan

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Karthik

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."

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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