Sr. Staff Embedded Software Engineer

Los Angeles, CA
August 16 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Job Description

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work. Surrounded by collaborative colleagues, you'll have the support and opportunities that only a global leader can give you. Our respected, growing organization has an exceptional strategy for the near term and beyond. Take your place on our strong team, and help us make significant contributions to the world.

Following are the essential functions in the position:

    Develop software for instrument control systems of mass spectrometry instruments using a combination of C, C++, Lua, Python, and some C#The control system includes controlling various devices, and peripherals to run scans and modify the control parameters based on the data set obtainedDesign and implement algorithms and software control services for prototyping of new functions and ideasDevelop procedures for calibration and tuning of various control elements in a mass spectrometer, like ion optic lenses, quadrupoles, ion traps and orbitraps, including mathematical and statistical modelingBring-up code/systems in lab and test software builds. Work closely with research scientists to implement and contribute to patentable ideasAdvance the group's capability by in-depth research, innovation and continuous improvementWork with field support in troubleshooting and reproducing customer issues, when required
Minimum Requirements or Qualifications:
    The individual must have strong systems programming and software development skills to design, implement, verify and deploy complex instruments and systems, interfacing with FPGA, DSPs, microcontrollers and standard operating systems like Linux and AndroidThe candidate should have a minimum of Master's degree in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering from a reputed institutionCandidate should be able to demonstrate strong object oriented design and strong API development and abstraction techniquesThe candidate must have a minimum of 10+ years relevant experience working with systems, devices and instrumentsExcellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to review and evaluate writing and work of others
Additional Skills and Knowledge:
    Data structures and basic computing algorithms including sorting and searchingExcellent understanding of real time and operating systemsExcellent programming know how with C++ and or C#Knowledge of scripting languages like Python or Lua

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 55,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today

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