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Embedded Software Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/21/2017 5:49:27 AM
  • 2913276
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Life Sciences
Location(s): United Kingdom; Cambridge

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Role Summary:
Embedded Software Engineer will develop, introduce, and maintain new products in the Cell Therapy field. This role requires a versatile, driven software engineer who enjoys applying their problem-solving prowess to tackle challenges encountered when delivering new classes of products to an exciting area. You will be working within a tightknit multidisciplinary team, encompassing Physicists, Mechanical and Electronic Engineers and Industrial Designers.

Essential Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will:
• Bring together development kits and peripherals to develop prototype products.
• Help design and implement new products, liaising with our electronics engineers to create final designs.
• Aid discussions with product managers to fully understand and specify different product requirements.


• Degree in Computer Science or similar numerate degree or equivalent knowledge and experience
• Understanding of C, C++ or similar
• Proven problem solving ability
• Experience of bringing up new hardware

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Desired Characteristics:
• Thorough understanding of the use in C and C++ in an embedded, real-time, resource constrained device
• Some years’ experience writing software for embedded systems
• Experience of working in a regulated environment, ideally medical devices
• Knowledge of Unix-based operating systems and the GCC toolchain

Locations: United Kingdom; Cambridge
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