C/C++ Firmware Software Engineer

  • Reference: CJ45579
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Munster, Tipperary
  • Category: Information Technology


  • Responsible for firmware and software programming of medical devices and systems.
  • Individual will be functioning as part of a team responsible for designing a range of medical devices including implantables.
  • Preferred programming languages are C and C#  on embedded and Linux platforms.  


  • Develop complete Firmware and software solutions.
  • Work closely with the hardware team to define the architecture of new products.
  • Microcontroller selection for new designs.
  • Develop Bluetooth communications solutions for medical devices and apps.
  • Debug, verification and validation of design.
  • Document design progress and activity.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team.
  • Participate in cross functional product development.
  • Demonstrate best-in-class software development methodologies.
  • Collaborate with R&D colleagues to develop robust designs meeting all of the required design inputs.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Computer science / Electronic engineering, or related field (Ideally in medical devices / regulated industry).
  • 5+ years’ experience developing embedded code in C or C++.
  • Having worked in Medical device software systems is an advantage but not mandatory.  
  • Experience with Microcontrollers such Microchip, Atmel and TI.
  • Experience with motor control and fluidics an advantage.
  • Familiarity with popular interfaces: CAN, UART, I2C, SPI, RS232, RS422
  • Embedded fundamentals: Timers, PWM, ADC, DAC, DMA, Watchdog, Interrupts, Power saving etc
  • Proficiency in understanding electronics schematics and use of lab test equipment (e.g. oscilloscope, logic analyser, signal generator, etc.)
  • Strong communication and influencing skills – good listener.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge in motor control would be an advantage.
  • Android Application development would be an advantage


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Karen Collins on 021 4911064 or email karen.collins@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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