Design Engineer – Embedded Software - NSE - 21557BR - EN in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 4/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want
Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
Dedicated achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Curious learners. Engineers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop software.
Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and system requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
User-focused creators. Engineers who design with the user in mind, developing software that helps change patients’ lives.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.

What you will do
A Design Engineer (Embedded Software) is responsible for the software system design of their product or subsystem from start to finish. You will provide design creation concepts to a new product development project to ensure design alignment with overall scope. Working in a cross functional team is a guarantee. Navigating your way through technical design discussions and ensuring appropriate analysis of decisions through application of sound engineering judgment and risk analysis will be the normal. This highly strategic role with broad organizational influence is a key part of ensuring overall product alignment with user needs and requirement specifications.
  • Learn, understand, and continue to grow fundamental knowledge of embedded system engineering principles and practices. Utilize this knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures to ensure alignment of product design or subsystem design with requirements.
  • Under minimal supervision designs, develop, modify and evaluate software systems and/or electro-mechanical software systems.
  • Hold active role in New Product Development team discussions. Provide engineering input on key topics to reduce time to market.
  • Evaluate product designs at a subsystem level and ensure appropriate performance based upon customer and standard requirements. Typical analysis includes understand engineering fundamentals and sound coding structures.
  • Work with minimal supervision. Utilize senior engineers for discussion of unique embedded software opportunities.
  • Determine and implement design approaches and parameters and conduct feasibility studies on new designs.
  • Analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental tests and evaluate the results. Select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide periodic reports on assigned topics to supervisor.

Job Requirements

What you need
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer engineering, Electrical engineering, or related field.
  • GPA minimum of 3.0, strongly preferred.
  • 0-5 years related design engineering experience.
  • Proficient in C and/or C++.
  • Knowledgeable about at least one MCU architecture.
  • Proficient in communication protocols such as UART, SPI, and I2C.
  • Comfortable with gathering data from sensors.
  • Proficient in basic electrical circuits.
  • Hands on experience with debugging tools such as debuggers, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and multimeters.
  • Experience with linux
  • Experience with RTOS
  • Experience with C and C++ on baremetal
  • Familiar with mixed signal design
  • Demonstrated ability to translate requirements to design
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, hammer, wrenches, etc.), power tools and test/inspection equipment.
  • Demonstrated numerical problem solving skills.

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