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Firmware Engineer II


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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Post Date:

Dec 09, 2020

Medtronic CRHF Device Embedded Systems is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer II to join our RD Organization to design and test software for implantable medical devices.


Change begins with you. We look for bold ideas and fresh insights that's what drives innovation. Come drive the future of healthcare with us.

Medtronics Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure (CRHF) division is looking for a motivated engineer to be part of a high-performing team that is revolutionizing the design and development of medical devices. In this role, you will leverage your technical breadth and innovation skills to accelerate the development, reduce cost and increase product quality for Medtronics device portfolio. The work you do will impact patients globally and help support Medtronics mission of alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life for millions.

Candidates must be able to: define requirements, design and verify embedded medical device software via design control procedures used within the medical device industry. A successful candidate is self-motivated, works well both independently and in team environment.

CRHF Device Engineering seeks candidates who will meet our customer expectations by striving without reserve for the greatest possible reliability and quality in our products, processes and systems by being accountable, having a voice, and taking action.


The candidate must have the ability to work well with a variety of individuals ranging from various engineering disciplines (systems, electrical, and software) to marketing, clinical, reliability, regulatory and manufacturing.

Develop and test software as part of a system, document and troubleshoot issues, and work with instrument and hardware functions.

Use a variety of software troubleshooting tools including OTS and custom-built.

Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of such engineering applications and wide range of products.


Bachelors degree with 2+ years of experience or Advanced degree with 0+ years of experience required


Degree in engineering (Electrical, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering)

Masters degree in engineering program or 1+ years of embedded software design experience

Embedded software development in C/C++ language

Experience working with embedded systems, interpreting specifications

Ability to write and interpret test scripts in C+ Must be able to work with minimal supervision

Ability to work in a team environment; strong collaboration skills

Effective verbal and written communication

Specific knowledge of embedded systems

Specific knowledge of implantable medical devices

Specific knowledge of Bluetooth

Experience in working in Windows and Linux environments

Experience with real-time operating systems


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer and communicate with peers and co-workers.

The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers

May need to sit at a computer terminal for extended periods of time

Employee must occasionally lift and move up to 30 lbs

May require domestic and international travel, up to 20% of the time

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

**Physical Job Requirements**

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of 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. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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