30+ days ago


Job Description Summary

Are you ready to make a difference in this world? BD, a company standing on 120 years of innovation in medical technology, is currently recruiting talented individuals to join our new Research and Development (R&D) Centre of Excellence in Limerick. BD’s purpose is to advance the world of health.

Job Description

We are recruiting an Embedded Software Engineer to work with the design and manufacturing groups to develop robust, sustainable products that meet customer expectations and are cost effective to manufacture. The Embedded Software Engineer is responsible for providing software design, implementation, and testing of embedded software for medical devices to safely deliver fluids and medications to patients.

As an Embedded Software Engineer you will:

  • Provide technical documentation for the design, implementation and testing of the software.

  • Attend design review meetings as needed to adhere to the software development procedures

  • Document and repair errors related to fielded software issues

  • Work in a multi-disciplinary team including Clinical, Electrical, Mechanical, Software test and Quality

  • Assist the engineering staff in clarifying requests for software changes and understand reported problems

  • Perform software design based on input from clinical users, characteristics of the existing software base, consultation with other engineering staff, and system functional requirements

  • Perform software implementation, following coding guidelines and taking into account system characteristics to produce optimal performance, reliability, and maintainability

  • Conduct software evaluation and testing of own software, software from other engineering staff, and third-party software


The successful candidate will be educated to degree level, with a minimum of level 8 in Computer Science, engineering or related discipline.


  • Strong C/C++

  • You will have the ability to analyse software written in Assembly language.

  • Experience if embedded application with memory and timing constraints.

  • Good experience with controlling hardware, RS232, RS485, SPI or I2C

It is an advantage if you are familiar with

  • Graphical User Interface (GUI) design and implementation

  • knowledge of software life cycle processes including IEC 62304.

If you’re a team player who is passionate about Engineering and ‘advancing the world of health’ and we’ve just described your career aspirations, then please click on the APPLY button where you will be directed to our website to apply directly.

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Primary Work Location

IRL Limerick - Castletroy

Additional Locations

Work Shift

Source: BD