Sr. Embedded Software Engineer - NxStage - Fresenius Medical Care


: $108,680.00 - $159,340.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Position Specific Details

NxStage Medical, a Fresenius Company is on a mission totransform renal care. To do that, we continually seek the best-of-the-best toexpand and improve our team of dedicated, innovative professionals. If youshare our mission and are committed to improving the lives of renal patients,then we invite you to explore our career opportunities.

Position Summary:

This Sr. Embedded Software Engineer will play a key rolein the software design, development, testing,

and support of dialysis instruments at NxStage Medical.They will be collaborating with a diverse team of

engineers and work in a dynamic and fast-pacedenvironment. The ideal candidate will contribute at

both the implementation and design levels, exhibitingoutstanding verbal and written communication


Key Responsibilities:

? Design and implement software for embedded devices andsystems from requirements to

production and commercial launch

? Design, develop, code, test, and debug system software followinginternal design control SOPs

? Collaborate with a diverse team of engineers to solvecomplex problems

? Conduct code reviews, create and maintain requirementsand specification documents

? Create and execute unit tests as part of softwarevalidation efforts

? Provide technical leadership for product design,development, integration, testing, and

reliability improvements

? Support software Quality Assurance to meet therequirements of our internal Quality System,

including specific requirements of GMPs, FDA QSR, IEC62304, and ISO 9001 standards

? Support other software develop areas, includingembedded processing / driver development,

GUI development, algorithm development &implementation, alarm handling,

Drive process and standards improvement efforts, providementoring to other software




The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

Education & Qualification:

? BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering orequivalent in a technical/scientific field

? 5+ years of relevant software product developmentexperience


  • Expert in embedded C software development
  • A solid understanding of embedded software, including:interrupts, ADCs, I2C, SPI, clock
  • management
  • Experience with Real Time Operating Systems
  • Experience with low level driver implementation andadvanced analog/digital signal processing
  • Experience developing and debugging software onembedded processors utilizing JTAG or
  • similar
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in smallteams
  • Strong analytical skills, with a desire to learn
  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Medical device or other safety critical devicedevelopment
  • Familiarity with FDA and international softwaredevelopment guidelines and standards
  • Strong knowledge of project lifecycles, softwaredevelopment environments, and source control
  • techniques
  • Previous experience designing and troubleshootingcircuit boards, board bring-up including
  • hands-on troubleshooting (e.g., oscilloscope, logicanalyzer)
  • Comfortable working with electronics schematics
  • Experience writing control loops, algorithm development
  • FPGA/CPLD programming experience

  • Associated topics: algorithm, application, back end, developer, matlab, perl, sde, sdet, software developer, sw * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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