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Staff Firmware Engineer

Company: Bigfoot Biomedical Inc
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Bigfoot believes people living with insulin-requiring diabetes deserve relief from its daily burden. We envision a world where the emotional, mental, physical, and financial burden of diabetes has been significantly reduced. We are passionately dedicated to delivering simpler, safer, and more effective solutions for life with insulin. We are personally committed to the mission of improving the lives of people with diabetes through the application of smart technology. We bring deep and nuanced understanding of customer needs, demonstrated technical capabilities in developing and commercializing technology, and proven business acumen in funding and growing startups into profitable publicly traded enterprises. What we are building at Bigfoot Biomedical Bigfoot is building diabetes management solutions integrating data, software, smart devices, and people. This is your chance to join a very talented team! As a key member of Bigfoot's Product Development and Engineering team, the Staff Firmware Engineer & Technical Lead is responsible for the technical leadership and direction of the company's engineering product development activities of Firmware and Electrical Engineering. He/She will focus on delivering high quality, efficiently developed, manufacturable products that meet the needs of Bigfoot's external customers. He/She will be responsible for maturing Bigfoot's Firmware and Electrical Engineering capabilities to have technical expertise, mature development practices, and predictable results. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high quality Firmware systems that are safe, effective and adhere to Medical Device quality and regulatory guidance.
  • Provide technical direction for the Firmware and Electrical Engineering teams including analog/digital electronics, embedded software operating systems, motor control, sensor integration, displays and user interface instrumentation.
  • Mature the development methodology in the Firmware team including requirements capture, analysis, design, programming, debugging, hardware integration and verification.
  • Define the rigor and process to create architecture, implementation, and validation of electrical and firmware systems for the Bigfoot product roadmap
  • Support discrepancy resolution and continuous improvement of the firmware and electrical system design by working with product management, dev ops, manufacturing, quality and regulatory
  • Utilize and adhere to the Bigfoot design development process and methods compliant with FDA/ISO Design Control regulations
  • Assure product quality by designing and verifying electrical test methods and firmware system capabilitiesEducation and Experience Requirements:
    • BS degree in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering with a minimum of 10+ years of experience in professional embedded software development, or equivalent. Preferred experience:
      • Experience with programming in C, C++ and Python.
      • Experience in microcontroller (MCU) firmware
      • Experience with embedded software security.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Knowledge of communication protocols, data acquisition and physical controllers.
      • Reading and understanding of block diagrams and electrical schematics
      • A collaborative team player.
      • Demonstrated track record of strong analytical and problem-solving skills
      • Strong experience with software development tools, version control, communication protocols, and a product development process across the entire range of life-cycle development
      • Experience bringing up and debugging new hardware and software Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess the following:
        • MS degree in Software or Electrical Engineering
        • A proven track record of working cross-functionally with engineers, scientists and related partners (Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, and Manufacturing) throughout the product development life cycle
        • Ability to lead, motivate, and inspire others
        • Experience in a highly-regulated industry including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, automotive and defense is highly desirablePhysical Demands:
          • Ability to sit or stand to perform work.
          • Manual dexterity to use computer systems and cellular phones. What will you do at Bigfoot Biomedical? What you do here at Bigfoot will largely be defined by your existing skills and desire to grow to help us achieve the above. We have an employee-friendly working environment that provides bike racks and showers, lunch and snacks, and flexible hours. Our culture helps us stay focused on our goals. We have competitive benefits. We have a great team culture. We understand that we all need to succeed as a team. We have fun while we're building a solution we can be proud of. If you're ready to make a dent in the universe, join the mission, and feel like what you do every day isn't just a job, come talk to us! Bigfoot Biomedical, Inc., provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Bigfoot Biomedical Inc, Milpitas , Staff Firmware Engineer, Engineering , Milpitas, California

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