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Sr. Software Engineer (Hybrid)

Req #: JR - 073953 Location Round Lake, Illinois, United States (Remote) Additional locations Chicago, IL (remote) Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 08/24/2022

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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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Sr. Software Engineer (Hybrid)

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
This is where your work saves lives
The research we do and the products we develop improve outcomes for patients around the world. As a Senior Software Engineer at Baxter, your work contributes directly to making a significant impact on others. It's challenging work—and you're not on your own. Our teams collaborate cross-functionally and lead by influence. Whether guiding a team through a project or managing direct reports, our research and development team is responsible for influencing others to achieve results.

What you'll be doing

As the Senior Software Engineer, you will lead the development of embedded software solutions to challenging problems associated with the design of infusion products within the medication delivery portfolio. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding developer using C/C++ on safety-critical devices. The candidate will possess knowledge of design patterns, latest software standards, and modern techniques -- with an eye towards secure code practices. It is also required to have knowledge of embedded RTOS systems and multi-threaded design patterns.

  • Define, design, document, implement, and support embedded systems with RTOS, User Interface, I/O, and digital communications.
  • Understand software test equipment, emulator/simulator software, and network device and communication test tools.
  • Lead the design, development, and documentation of software features. Drive technical design discussion at software architecture level.
  • Lead software technical risk mitigation, design review, unit test strategies, static code analysis, memory profiling, thread modeling for components or features.
  • Partner with Architect and Systems Engineering to define technical solutions to business problems 
  • Develop technical solutions to complex problems and ability to deliver high-quality solutions on tight schedules
  • Enact Agile planning/execution including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules.
  • Drive collaboration with internal and external stakeholders and enable the team on better processes, practices, and technical guidance.

What you’ll bring

  • Bachelors with 3+ year of experience or Master’s with 1+ years.
  • Excellent coding skills in C++, should be aware about latest C++ features.
  • Real Time Embedded development experience using a Real Time OS (RTOS).
  • Experience in microcontroller and electronic schematics reading.
  • The candidate must be fully proficient on microcontrollers architecture and hardware interfaces, specifically ARM Cortex M, and have real hands-on experience with at least two different vendors.
  • Capability to understand electronic schematics and discuss with electronics engineers.
  • Knowledge with different kinds of sensors and CMSIS is also desirable.
  • Good Knowledge on UART and TCP/IP communication protocol.
  • Experience with Linux platform and Yocto preferred.
  • Cybersecurity experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge and implementation of design principles and recognized design patterns to increase reusability.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent documentation skills.

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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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Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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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.

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

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."

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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