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Philips Firmware Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado


In this role, you have the opportunity

Become a part of a dynamic team to develop and maintain state-of-the-art laser medical equipment and smart therapy catheters, solving important clinical needs and positively impacting patients, saving lives and limbs.

You are responsible for

Developing, maintaining embedded and service software for laser medical equipment and disposable, intravascular catheters

  • Providing subject matter expertise in software engineering for project teams

  • Developing and maintaining software requirements content and traceability

  • Performing software risk analysis and contributing to system level risk analysis

  • Creating, reviewing, and maintaining software architecture and detailed design documentation

  • Creating, executing, and reviewing software test procedures, troubleshooting, and system level analysis

  • Analysis, disposition, and resolution of internally and externally reported software defects

  • Software change management and change effects analysis

  • Technical oversight of external software development partners and contractors

  • Following Quality System procedures and applying industry standards for software development lifecycle management

  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of software engineering best practices

You are a part of

Our R&D organization dedicated to the delivery and accessibility of important laser and catheter based medical device solutions for Lead Management, Coronary Atherectomy, and Peripheral Atherectomy businesses within Philips Image Guided Therapy Devices. You will belong to a fast-paced, motivated, and collaborative cross-functional project team.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering OR applicable engineering/scientific field

  • 6 + years’ combined experience in embedded systems

  • Strong experience with C, C++ programming languages and development environments and Linux operating systems

  • Firmware experience with Low level/ Bare Metal

  • Experience with LabView, JAVA, Python, and other scripting languages is preferred

  • Experience in a regulated industry required (medical device development experience along with a solid working knowledge of FDA Quality System Regulations, IEC 62304/82304, ISO 13485, and ISO14971 is preferred)

  • Familiarity with software quality and reliability practices is desirable

  • Ability to work independently and in teams, with a proactive sense of urgency

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Experience collaborating with external software development partners is highly desirable

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

Company relocation benefits will be provided for this position.

In return we offer you

  • The opportunity to learn from our engineers, clinicians, sales leaders, and other industry professionals about our state-of-the-art laser systems and disposable products.

  • The opportunity to become a highly influential subject matter expert for software engineering in our products.

  • The opportunity to be among experts and leaders in the medical device industry who are dedicated to creating a dynamic, challenging working environment and who will support your continued growth.

Why should you join Philips?

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As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.