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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Req ID:  2292


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Senior Embedded Software Engineer performs Software/Firmware development for new NPI (New Product Introduction) projects and perform hardware/firmware integration testing and debugging. NPI projects will utilize ~ 80% of work load; the remaining work effort will be in software support of related products. The successful collaborates with other departments including Operations Product Management Customer Support and Sales in providing quick robust system solutions. They work with a dynamic team of systems software electrical and mechanical engineers to improve existing and creating new NDT products.

Job Duties

* Design software for embedded systems coding unit testing and system integration on complex problems of diverse scope requiring judgment and creativity.


* Determines methods and procedures on new assignments.


* May coordinate activities of other personnel (Team Lead) or serve as a mentor to junior employees or interns.


* Works collaboratively in a team environment.


* Performs Design documentation and communication.


* Adheres to schedules and timelines.


* Performs software/hardware system integration using debuggers oscilloscopes etc.


* Makes judgements/suggestions on hardware schematic reviews.


* Develops/executes test plans.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor's degree in Engineering required (EE/CE preferred)


* Minimum of 5 years of development experience with C/C++ coding Embedded Linux required.


* Strong knowledge of embedded development tools required.


* GUI development experience using off-the-shelve GUI components. (e.g. QT PEG ZINC etc.) a plus.




* Working development experience with Device side iOT a plus.


* Working knowledge with OS/micro-OS and multi-threaded application development desired.


* Software development for Analytical instrumentation hand-held electronic devices or gaming a plus.


* Working knowledge of digital hardware a plus.


* Working knowledge of GIT source control.


* Working knowledge of software development best practices required e.g. Agile Scrum a plus.


* Development experience with Embedded Linux driver development.


* Working experience with Texas Instruments TMS320C6748 DSP processor a plus.


* Working knowledge of peripheral driver development experience a plus


* Working experience with Freescale i.MX or Xilinx Ultrascale+ a plus.


* Able to work well individually and as a member of a team.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, Olympus is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. Olympus’ Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, visit


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham || 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

Job Segment: Developer, Embedded, Informatics, Engineer, Software Engineer, Technology, Engineering

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