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Embedded Software Engineer

Company: Cepheid
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world's most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development. - - Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we're working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world's biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting. Learn about the -Danaher Business System -which makes everything possible. -Support of the DBS mindset and continuous improvement is integral to this role. We are looking for an Embedded Software Engineer who will be developing embedded and controls software for our next generation molecular diagnostics systems. -This person will be a key contributor in the software engineering team that leads the development efforts for the next generation commercial products. - This position is part of the -Biochip R&D Team -and will be located in Sunnyvale. -We value an approachable and credible communication style and we're proud of our efforts to keep all levels of the organization informed, engaged and motivated. Intellectual honesty and agility, with the ability to pivot based on shifting priorities and balance multiple projects seamlessly in a fast-paced environment, are key. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop software and driver modules that are critical to the functioning of company's medical devices/instruments.
  • Work on projects that will involve hardware interfacing and controls, mathematical data analysis and data acquisition and storage.
  • Participate in cross-functional project teams with scientists, and other engineers to resolve software and system level issues. - The essential requirements of the job include:
    • BS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with -minimum 2 years with BS, or 0 to 1 years with MS; work experience in engineering.
    • Experience in C/C++ programming for real-time / embedded systems, debugging, and testing in an Embedded Linux / RTOS environment.
    • Knowledge of controls and systems engineering.
    • Solid understanding of communication protocols such as CAN, TCP/IP, UDP, serial. It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
      • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python/Matlab
      • Basic knowledge of other engineering disciplines(EE, ME) is helpful. Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at - When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. - Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

        The EEO posters are available here.

        We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation.

        If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

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