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Senior Software Engineer (Embedded Applications)

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 30/08/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH15561


Senior Software Engineer (Embedded Applications)

  • Limerick
  • Permanent
  • Neg. Salary



My Client is a global medical technology company which specialise in devices, solutions and systems to address man of the world's most pressing healthcare needs.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform software design based on input from clinical users, characteristics of the existing software base, consultation with other engineering staff, and system functional requirements
  • Perform software implementation, following coding guidelines and taking into account system characteristics to produce optimal performance, reliability, and maintainability
  • Conduct software evaluation and testing of own software, software from other engineering staff, and third-party software
  • Provide a test plan for use by other engineering staff, quality assurance and support departments in validating a new implementation
  • Provide technical documentation for the design, implementation and testing of the software
  • Attend design review meetings as needed to adhere to the software development procedures
  • Document and repair errors related to fielded software issues
  • Assist the engineering staff in clarifying requests for software changes and understand reported problems



Qualifications include:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering. For example: Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Cognitive Science or Mathematics
  • Strong C/C++ skills and software design for multi-threading and multi-processor application
  • Knowledge in .NET C#, Compact Framework, ASP.NET.
  • Strong Object-Oriented design skills, especially the State Machine and event driven design.
  • Strong knowledge in the embedded User Interface design and display device control such as LCD.
  • Strong knowledge in hardware-software interface and network communication using sockets.
  • Strong knowledge in Hard Real Time Control and inter-processor communication.
  • Strong knowledge of one or more of the Operating Systems and concepts, such as WinCE, Linux, cooperative OS (CoRoutines), etc.
  • Familiar with the microcontrollers and microprocessors such as ARM Application and Cortex architecture.
  • Experience with developing unit tests, test automation, and familiarity with UT frameworks (ex. CPPUnit, LDRA, Coverity, Parasoft)


Additionally, experience with the following would be a plus:

  • Knowing one or more of the Development IDEs such as IAR, Keil, Eclipse, and/or Visual Studio
  • Knowledge in JTAG debugging and error handling.
  • Knowledge in Wi-Fi connectivity and security
  • Knowing Python, Build Utilities, code analysis tools is plus
  • Knowing Quantum State Machine, ThreadX, SMX is plus.
  • Knowing XSLT, XML, HTTML, is plus
  • Design for Six Sigma knowledge would be highly advantageous
  • Customer focused
  • Knowledge of international standards applicable to medical devices / risk management including ISO 60601-1, ISO 14971.
  • Knowledge of software life cycle processes including IEC 62304
  • Experience with data acquisition, analysis, and statistical methods.
  • Experience in design verification of Medical Device in a FDA-regulated environment is preferred.
  • Experience over the full product life cycle is desired



For more information or to apply to the role contact Emmet on 01 6455250 or email to .

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