Embedded Software Engineer

Danaher Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description: Job ID: CEP002196

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert System, we've taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at www.cepheid.com or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


  • Overview:

As a leading molecular diagnostics company, Cepheid improves healthcare by developing, manufacturing, and marketing accurate yet easy-to-use molecular systems and tests. Our solutions deliver a better way for institutions of any size to access the full power of molecular diagnostics.

We are seeking an Embedded Software Engineer with hands-on C/C++ programming skills and good systems/robotics engineering experience. This person will be part of team that is developing our next-generation system platform.


  • Be a key contributor on the software engineering team that leads development efforts for embedded software for commercial products and in-house research.

  • Prototype, design, implement and maintain software applications.

  • Develop embedded software driver modules for hardware components.

  • Work on projects that will involve robotics/hardware interfacing and control, factory automation, mathematical data analysis and data acquisition and storage.

  • Participate in cross-functional project teams with scientists, technical support and other engineers to resolve software issues.

  • Work with multi-discipline teams on new production introduction project while adhering to software development and source control processes.

  • Develop, design, and implement embedded software for robots and other automation equipment.

  • Document software; write technical specifications for interfaces and testing.

Job Requirements


  • Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with a specialization in real-time embedded systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level.

  • Minimum 5+ years with BS or 3+ years with MS, of progressively responsible work experience in engineering.

  • Experienced C, C++ programmer with experience in real-time / embedded system design, debug, and testing in an Embedded Linux / RTOS environment.

  • Working knowledge of robotics (mechanical controls for fluidics), interfacing stepper/servo motor control, and system engineering along with architectural design experience.

  • Solid understanding of communications such as CAN, TCP/IP, UDP, serial.

  • Solid understanding of concurrency, threading and data structures.

  • Ability to work with existing systems and process to optimize and innovating.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and acts as resource to less experienced colleagues.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical device or regulated industry experience is a plus

  • Experience working with web, cloud, and/or mobile application is a plus

  • Familiarity with high level languages such as Java and/or C# is a plus

  • Basic knowledge of other engineering disciplines helpful (mechanical, electrical, physics)

  • Ability to be self-motivated, proactive, curious, accountable and flexible

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

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