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Lead Embedded Software Engineer

Req #: JR - 070421 Location Cary, North Carolina, United States Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 06/15/2022

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Lead Embedded Software 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. 

We're looking for a talented Lead Embedded Developer to join our Care Communications business in Cary, NC.  Baxter Care Communications produces medical solutions to empower clinical communication and collaboration and promote patient safety and satisfaction in the acute care hospital environment. 

The Lead Embedded Developer is an exciting role in supporting embedded software design activities within our research and development team.  Primary focus of the role will be to provide engineering support for new product development, responsible for performing engineering analysis, design, and verification to requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads requirement analysis, detailed design, and verification activities for a product or solution.

  • Makes difficult design trade-offs and decisions about features, schedule, quality and cost.

  • Seeks the optimal technology solutions to problems from internal and external options, and applies appropriate methodology to identify issues/concerns.

  • Primary accountability for major element of a project, determines all tasks that are required, and is responsible for project outcome.

  • Designs, develops and/or directs research and tests to validate effect and consequences of designs, process or product enhancements across projects and/or products.

  • Proactively determines measures and standards of success for project, product, and process quality within project teams.

  • Provides guidance to development and test teams with respect to overall design and development.

  • Applies principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and testing techniques.

  • Participates in continuous improvement activities by identifying and appropriately escalating process and product quality gaps

Qualifications

  • Expertise in software development in C/C++ for microcontrollers / microprocessors

  • Excellent software design and implementation skills

  • Strong Object-Oriented development and design knowledge and experience

  • Broad understanding of technology, software development principles and best practices

  • Development and Continuous Integration Tools: Visual Studio/Eclipse, Git, BitBucket, Jira etc.

  • OS: Fluency and comfort working with Linux, Embedded Linux. 

  • Experience and knowledge of standard embedded technology and protocols (RS485, UART, SPI, etc)

  • Experience with embedded programmers and debuggers (JTAG/SWD)

  • Experience and comfort with hardware debug using logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, power supplies, multimeters, etc

  • Fluency in EE/electronics basics

  • Strong Interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment.

  • Ability to effectively document software architecture and design

  • Demonstrated success in delivering results on technical challenges.

  • Experience in Healthcare domain is a plus

  • Bonus: Experience with embedded RF technology (eg: BLE, NFC)

  • Bonus: Python, C#, MATLAB/Octave, R

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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Hear from Our Employees

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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."

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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