Philips Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts

Role and Responsibilities

  • Write Design Specification and Design description document.

  • Implement embedded firmware to meet product requirements and commercial requirements for medical devices.

  • Testing device firmware/hardware and fixing bugs.

  • Automate firmware smoke test, build and release process.

  • Support formal Verification & Validation for product launch.

  • Firmware update, daily regression test, and manage bug tracking tool (Jira).

  • Provide technical support to sustaining products and field issue investigation.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIRED

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related science area

  • 23 years of embedded product development experience (will consider new graduate)

  • Experience developing embedded system using real-time OS and lower power MCU (ARM, MSP430 preferred)

  • Experience in C, C++ and Python for development and scripting

  • Experience in unit test, hardware integration test and debugging, and test automation

  • Familiar with version control tool and bug tracking tool (Jira)

  • Good trouble shooting, communication, and coordination skills

PREFERRED

  • Experience with home automation protocols such as ZigBee, Z-Wave;

  • Experience developing products in real time system and network protocols such as BTLE, Wi-Fi, ISM RF, and Cellular.

  • Experience with integration of third-party products;

  • Medical device industry experience;

  • Battery powered device development experience;

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Develop personal emergency response service wearable medical devices across sensors, microprocessor, Wi-Fi, GPS and Cell module and other RF components. This engineer may also be evaluating third party medical devices and IOT devices, and integrating solutions into the PERS service system of Philips Lifeline.

You are responsible for

  • Write Design Specification and Design description document.

  • Implement embedded firmware to meet product requirements and commercial requirements for medical devices.

  • Testing device firmware/hardware and fixing bugs.

  • Automate firmware smoke test, build and release process.

  • Support formal Verification & Validation for product launch.

  • Firmware update, daily regression test, and manage bug-tracking tool (Jira).

  • Provide technical support to sustaining products and field issue investigation.

You are a part of

A small but mighty team that develops the Philips Lilfeline product, which is an emergency response service. We are looking for someone who is eager to work hard and grow your career. The successful candidate shall have hands-on experience in embedded device design, familiar firmware version control and bug tracking tools. The candidate shall have experience working with teams for product development. The engineer will also help on testing hardware device and verifying firmware implementations.

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

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related science area

  • 23 years of embedded product development experience (will consider new graduate)

  • Experience developing embedded system using real-time OS and lower power MCU (ARM, MSP430 preferred)

  • Experience in C, C++ and Python for development and scripting

  • Experience in unit test, hardware integration test and debugging, and test automation

  • Familiar with version control tool and bug tracking tool (Jira)

  • Good trouble shooting, communication, and coordination skills

  • 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 not be provided for this position. Candidates need to live within the territory or within commuting distance to this location.

In return, we offer you

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 at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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 at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . 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 at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

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.