Senior Embedded Software Engineer *SIGN ON BONUS*

Job Description

Do you want to join us in helping to fight the world’s most threatening diseases and enabling access to care for more people around the world? At Siemens Healthineers, we pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare.  For everyone. Everywhere.


We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting? Then come and join our global team as a Senior Embedded Software Engineer in Knoxville, TN. We have a hybrid environment where work-from-home is possible a few days a week, however the successful candidate would need to relocate to Knoxville, TN and we have excellent packages available to support.


Our global team: We are a team of 66,000 highly dedicated employees across more than 70 countries passionately pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in healthcare to help improve people’s lives around the world. As a leader in the industry, we aspire to create better outcomes and experiences for patients no matter where they live or what health issues they are facing.


Our culture: We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, to improve people’s lives around the world.  We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success. Check our Careers Site at

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a Senior Embedded Software Engineer in our Electrical Research and Development department focused on embedded software, circuit board, FPGA, and custom ASIC designs.  You’ll be joining an experienced department which promotes an open and collaborative team culture to develop innovative and market leading molecular imaging systems. Candidates should be comfortable with all aspects of the product life cycle as our development cycle begins with concept generation and ends with product sustaining.  Our team utilizes cutting edge development tools as well as Agile development principles

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As an embedded software engineer, you will be responsible for:

·       You will be implementing embedded software using C/C++ programming languages

·       You will be performing board and system level processor integration using development environments in Windows, Linux, and MQX

·       You will be coordinating with board and system level design engineers

·       You will be creating documentation of new software command interfaces, features, and verification plans

·       You will be utilizing C# and python to create GUI applications for automated testing of hardware and to create debugging and integration tools for new designs

·       Depending on the candidate, you may be implementing firmware using VHDL

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

·       You have demonstrated excellence working with some of the following: embedded software development, Unix/Linux environments, application development, software verification and validation

·       You have demonstrated an interest and ability to learn other coding languages and frameworks as needed

·       You possess a proficiency in C/C++ programming languages for embedded and real-time operating systems (RTOS)

·       You are familiar with the Xilinx/Intel embedded software development tool suites, for both soft and hard processor subsystems

·       You adhere to common software development processes for writing reliable/maintainable code and performing unit testing

·       You are proficient in reading and understanding complex electrical schematics

·       You have experience working in a team environment and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills

·       You have experience with FDA software development regulations for medical equipment

·       Experience with VHDL and Xilinx tools preferred

Required skills to have for the success of this role

·       Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical, Software, or Computer Engineering

·       Minimum of 3-5 years of embedded software development experience

·       Occasional (5%) travel may be required

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

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Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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