Embedded Software Engineer Diabetes

Abbott Laboratories
Published
October 4, 2020
Location
Alameda, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

DIABETES

 At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology. 

The Embedded Software Engineer will focus on algorithm development and digital signal processing for our fast-growing FreeStyle Libre product series. This is an exciting time to join Abbott Diabetes Care and change the future of diabetes.

WHAT YOU’LL DO 

  • Lead the design and development of software across one or more domains: mobile, web, desktop, and embedded under a disciplined product development process that meets FDA requirements
  • Work on software design, coding, and validating software, supporting verification and validation testing, and ensuring that all product development conforms to design specifications and coding standards for medical devices
  • Implement data processing algorithms efficiently in a programming language (C, C++, etc.) Define and implement data management and data flow in an embedded environment.  Develop productive internal/external working relationships

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING 

Knowledge of embedded software system design, experience in algorithm development implementation and data processing in embedded and other computing platforms. C, C++, structured software development and/or Object Modeling Design, digital data processing, debugger and ICE.

Required Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics)
  • 6 years of experience in software development (combination of programming-heavy coursework, school projects, freelance work and professional experience)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong familiarity with current development tools (IDEs, debuggers, unit test frameworks)
  • Strong mathematics background is a plus
  • Experience testing software is a plus
  • Knowledge of design controls and regulations for medical device development is a plus
  • Knowledge of the principles of quality software engineering as described by software lifecycle development processes that are consistent with ISO, IEEE, or other FDA recognized standards is a plus
  • Experience with software development life cycle processes is a plus

WHAT WE OFFER  

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer: 

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance  
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans  
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs 
  • Paid time off  
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match 
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities 

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:  www.abbottbenefits.com  

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity. 

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal. 

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