Firmware Design Engineer

Job Title: Firmware Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Munster
REF: 123079
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Firmware Design Engineer
Our client, a multinational medtech company, now seek a Firmware Design Engineer who will operate as a technical lead and project manager representing within the corporate strategic plan to develop novel implantable medtech products.

The successful candidate will be responsible for device level software programming to enable functionality. The engineer will establish state machine based on device level requirements and develop software in accordance with industry and company software standards.

Ideally this individual will be experienced in functioning as part of a team responsible for designing a hermetically sealed, long term implantable device which incorporates electromechanical and fluidic components. Preferred programming languages are C and C# but other skill sets welcomed.

Responsibilities for Firmware Design Engineer:
Develop complete Firmware solutions.
Work closely with the hardware team to define the architecture of new products.
Microcontroller selection for new designs.
Debug, verification and validation of design.
Document design progress and activity.
Ability to work both independently and within a team.
Participate in cross functional product development.
Demonstrate best-in-class software development methodologies.
Collaborate with R&D colleagues to develop robust designs meeting all of the required design inputs.

Requirements for Firmware Design Engineer:
Bachelors/ Master's degree in Computer science / Electronic engineering, or related field (Ideally in medical devices / regulated industry).
5+ years' Experience developing embedded code in C or C++.
Experience with Microcontrollers (preferred Microcontrollers: Microchip, Atmel and TI).
Familiarity with popular interfaces: Bluetooth, UART, I2C, SPI, RS232, RS422
Embedded fundamentals: Timers, PWM, ADC, DAC, DMA, Watchdog, Interrupts, Power saving etc.
Proficiency in understanding electronics schematics and use of lab test equipment (e.g. oscilloscope, logic analyser, signal generator, etc.).
In motor control would be an advantage.
Android Application development would be an advantage.
Strong communication and influencing skills - good listener.

Please phone Larry on 01-2302400 / /

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Keywords: Munster, R&D, Device Design, Firmware, Electronic Design, Project Manager, Project Manager, NPI, Biomedical, MedTech.