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Sr. Embedded Software Engineer – Medical Devices, Sensors

Greater Boston, MA Area
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Our client is a top manufacturer and OEM of advanced medical devices and connected electronics. They deliver solutions for a diverse range of healthcare applications, including clinical monitoring, exercise, imaging, safety, and medical instrumentation. They are hiring a Sr. Embedded Software Engineer to develop firmware components for advanced medical devices.

The Sr. Embedded Software Engineer will lead a technical team in developing software/firmware components for biomedical and medical applications. This person will have a high level of control over the scope and features within the devices.


This Role Offers:

  • Competitive base salary plus performance bonuses. Benefits include medical/dental/vision, 401(K) match, and more.
  • Opportunity to develop niche skills in the highly competitive medical devices space.
  • Diverse, successful portfolio of devices with a wide range of applications for hospitals and doctors.
  • Highly experienced leadership with an extensive hardware/electrical background at large enterprises and successful start-up companies, deep technical expertise, and R&D experience.
  • Financially stable company with low employee turnover.
  • Company is in the middle of a highly successful expansion of its products into international markets.
  • Agile and responsive team with an entrepreneurial mindset, backed by the resources of a multimillion-dollar company.
  • High level of control over project goals, process, and software platform features.
  • Opportunity to work with a highly successful and respected OEM.



  • Meet with customers and manufacturing team to gather and synthesize system requirements and technical specifications. Assist in defining project goals, and act as a technical resource.
  • Develop embedded software and features for advanced medical devices, including biometric data.
  • Oversee software development through the product lifecycle. Conduct system testing, debugging, and issue tracking using JIRA.
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional technical team in developing electrical product components, including PCBs and mixed signal hardware/firmware.
  • Develop and execute rigorous verification/validation testing strategy to ensure a high level of product integrity and safety.
  • Ensure products comply with regulatory requirements.



  • 10+ years of experience in embedded software engineering and product design, including commercial product development experience in the biomedical or medical device space.
  • Deep understanding of relationship between software and the physical layer. Strong system-level understanding, as well as individual software components.
  • Programming languages: C, C++. Python or other languages are a plus.
  • Technical proficiencies:
    • DSP / digital signal processing
    • Data flows for biometrics
    • PCBs and electronics schematics
    • JIRA or comparable issue-tracking platform
  • Master’s degree in computer science or electrical engineering, or bachelor’s degree with additional experience.
  • Understanding of security standards and industry best practices for device-level software encryption, secure access, and authentication.
  • Strong skills in design, development, verification, and device-level testing.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills.

Interested? Send resumes to [email protected].