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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Firmware Manager II in Andover, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

BD Medical – Diabetes Care is searching for a Firmware Manager II who will lead the embedded software team in design, development and commercialization of new wearable diabetes care products. We are recruiting for a highly driven Firmware Manager with a passion for problem solving and a proven track record of successfully leading embedded projects. The Firmware Manager II will report to the Director of Electrical Engineering.

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage both in house and out sourced embedded software resources

  • Split time between management and programming (80% management & 20% programming)

  • Write firmware for Microchip and Silicon Labs Microcontrollers/SoCs

  • Lead embedded architecture design and code reviews

  • Support integration activities with other teams (Electrical, Software, Systems, Mechanical & Quality)

  • Support verification & validation testing of firmware and systems

  • Manage design tradeoffs on performance, risk, manufacturability, and cost

  • Participate in Risk Analysis meetings

  • Establish, maintain, and enforce Firmware development SOP’s and practices

  • Write software development plans

  • Write architecture documents

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.

  • 10+ years of design and development experience in embedded software

  • 2+ years of management experience

  • 3+ years working in medical device

  • Proficiency in C programming and debugging.

  • Experience in Microcontroller-based bare-metal software development and RTOS

  • Understanding of Standards: FDA 21 CFR Part 820 and IEC 62304

  • Experience with communication protocols & stacks.

  • Experience with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) systems

  • Experience with UART, USB, I2C, and SPI

  • Knowledge of modern best practices for professional software development including agile development, scrum, secure coding standards, code reviews, source control

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Proven track record of effective teamwork within a cross functional team

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with wearable/portable devices

  • Cybersecurity knowledge and experience

  • Experience with writing interface code for motors, sensors, batteries, ADCs, and DACs

  • Knowledge/experience in iOS and Android development tools and environments

  • Knowledge of C++, C#, Python, and MATLAB

  • Experience with the unit test software VectorCAST

  • Experience with FMEA and Hazard Analysis

  • Experience with Fail-safe designs

  • Experience with disposables

  • Experience in a fast-paced work environment

  • Firmware development experience on Microchip and Silicon Labs Microcontrollers/ SoCs

Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to encouraging an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

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Primary Work Location

USA MA - Andover

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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