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Philips Embedded SW/FW Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following;

  • Provide technical contributions to a highly motivated, multi discipline design team focused on the development of medical device interfacing solutions

  • Partner cross-site and cross-functionally on Medical Device Interfacing solutions

  • Demonstrate the ability to multi-task and manage time efficiently across multiple projects.

  • Provide high quality deliverables across all phases of development.

  • Contribute to and own the specification, design, development and test of complex solutions as a member of a multi-discipline, cross functional team.

  • Translate user requirements into unique solutions utilizing the latest Linux and Microsoft technologies.

  • Demonstrate exceptional teamwork to ensure on time commitments to our customers.

Qualifications include;

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related discipline. Masters Degree preferred

  • At least 5 years of related experience

  • Experience designing and developing application software on both Linux and Windows platforms

  • Embedded firmware development

  • Fluent in C++ and C# (.net) programming

  • Experience with relational databases is a must-have

  • Strong object oriented software design methodologies, development, and debugging in multithreaded environment

  • Experience with ACE framework is a plus

  • Experience with the 11073 protocol and HL7 is a plus. Experience with Ethernet based and serial communications is highly desirable

  • SOA, XML based technologies, and UML is desirable

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with the ability to interface with a cross-disciplinary team including project managers, marketing representatives, clinicians, IT representatives, quality and regulatory teams, tooling experts, software and hardware engineers

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to produce high-quality work independently

  • Self-motivated individual with good organizational and time management skills

  • Additional: Potential for some international and domestic travel (<10%)

  • Previous development experience within the medical products industry is a plus

This role will initially be based in our Andover office. Philips will be relocating this office to a new site at Cambridge Crossing , a large development underway on the Cambridge-Somerville-Boston line. This is a very exciting time to be joining Philips, as this new location will be our largest North American R&D innovation center. The new office is set to open in early 2020.

Schedule Flexibility

Work from home and partial telecommuting options will be offered.

This role comes with competitive compensation, benefits and a generous holiday/vacation offering, but that’s not all. At Philips we offer you:

The chance to develop innovations that matter to people from the hospital to the home. This includes collaborating with skilled developers on solutions used by doctors and patients all over the world

A Collaborative Culture. Some of our teams are moving to the Agile methodology of software development where developers are expected to voice opinions, research and propose different technologies to solve complex problems. You will work in close-knit teams dependent upon each other for success.

Why should you join Philips ?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .

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