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Instrumentation Laboratory - Bedford Senior Software Engineer - Embedded C++ in Bedford, Massachusetts

Instrumentation Laboratory

Our Passion. Your Results.

Founded in 1959, Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) is a global leader in the development, manufacturing and distribution of diagnostic solutions for Acute Care Diagnostics, patient blood management and Hemostasis testing. Our success comes from a specific focus in these rapidly evolving diagnostic areas, our commitment to customers, and our dedication to innovation and quality. We’re passionate about providing medical professionals the most valuable and complete solutions to enhance patient care.

As an integral part of Werfen, a global healthcare company dedicated to delivering the highest quality in vitro diagnostic products, IL is supported by significant resources, outstanding scientific expertise and a tremendous knowledge base. IL is headquartered in Bedford, MA, USA.

Position Summary:

Under minimal supervision, performs software development activities including software requirements, architecture, design, implementation, and integration.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Software architecture and design

  • Requirements gathering, and creation and maintaining of software specifications

  • Design and development of operating software for medical devices with special focus on process control and fluidic operations, algorithms and sequences, pattern detection and recognition, and image processing.

  • Software maintenance support for existing products

  • Development and maintenance of specialized real-time software written in proprietary scripting programming language

  • Collaborate with Analytical, Systems and EE teams to create complete and cohesive solutions

  • Agile software development

Budget managed (if applicable) N/A

Internal Networking/Key relationships

  • To be determined based on department needs

Skills & Capabilities:

  • Knowledge and experience in spectroscopy, camera systems, chemistry, electrochemistry, fluidic process, and scientific algorithms and applications is highly desirable.

  • Experience in software architecture, design and development for embedded systems is highly desirable

  • Expertise in software engineering methodologies such as object-oriented design, software patterns, and functional programming.

  • Strong in C++ programming language and STL, and Object Oriented Design

  • Deep knowledge of Python and its ecosystem, including writing and/or leveraging C extensions and Cython/Boost to solve performance bottlenecks

  • Strong math skills, including experience with off-the-shelf packages such as NumPy and SciPy.

  • Software architecture, design, and development experience with real-time multi-process/threaded applications

  • Working experience with design control processes, design control tools, and software build systems and configuration management tools

  • Working experience with writing software specifications from requirements to functional and design specifications, including UML diagrams

  • Proficient in software development under/for Linux Operating Systems

  • Good understanding of the computer hardware

  • Very good verbal and written technical communication and presentation skills

Min Knowledge & Experience required for the position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus a minimum 8 years of related experience or Master’s Degree plus a minimum 4 years of related experience or waiver based on experience. Degree should be in a technical discipline such as Chemistry, Math, Physics, Engineering, or Computer Science

  • Degree should be in a technical discipline such as Chemistry, Math, Physics, Engineering, or Computer Science Proficiency with a personal computer and software packages.

  • Proficient in computer codes (Assembly, C, C++, Java, C#, etc.) found in the development.

International Mobility: Required: no

Travel requirements:

  • <5% of time

If you are interested in constantly learning and being challenged on a daily basis we encourage you to submit your resume or CV.

Instrumentation Laboratory appreciates and values diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

Werfen is a global leader in in vitro diagnostics (IVD) in the specialities of Hemostasis, Acute Care Diagnostics and Autoimmunity. Our core business is dedicated to R&D, manufacturing and distribution of diagnostic systems for hospitals and clinical laboratories. Our other areas of expertise include Original Equipment Manufacturing, Clinical Software, Clinical Chemistry, Infusion Therapy, and Medical Devices and Scientific Instrumentation Distribution.

We operate directly in over 30 countries and in more than 100 territories through distributors. In 2016, our turnover was approximately 1.2 billion euros and we had an average workforce of 4,400 people. Currently, we are over 5,000 employees.

Job ID: 2018-2000

Shift: 1st

Street: 180 Hartwell Road

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