Embedded Software Engineer
Fremont, CA 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

Sartorius is seeking an Embedded Software Engineer to join its growing team!

As the Embedded Software Engineer, you will develop and support cutting edge software enabled products for customers in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. The holder of this position will be the primary developer of our next generation platform that will control the sensors and robotics of our Octet immunoassay instruments. The Octet platform is used widely in vaccine research and manufacturing

What you will accomplish together with us:

  • Design, develop and enhance our custom Linux OS.
  • Develop our toolchain, automated build system, and test and performance frameworks.
  • Collaborate with firmware and hardware engineers.
  • Implement digital signal processing algorithms.
  • Implement security features.
  • Integrate peripherals such as touchscreens, USB devices, and laboratory robotics.

What will convince us:

  • Bachelor's degree or master's degree in computer science/engineering or a related field.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in developing commercial software products.
  • Excellent development skills with proven high-level proficiency in C or C++.
  • Shell-script development using bash or python.
  • Experience with some of the following: UART, I2C, USB, SPI, CAN, MOD.
  • As a federal contractor subject to Executive Order 14042, we require all of our employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations for reasons related to a disability or for religion. If you will require an accommodation, we will discuss this with you should an offer of employment be extended to you.
  • Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment

Nice to have:

  • Experience with multi-threaded programming.
  • Experience writing or debugging Linux device drivers.
  • Experience with gRPC, MQTT, ZMQ, RabbitMQ, or REST.
  • Experience with CUDA.
  • Experience with CMake.
  • Experience with software development on NVIDIA Jetson or Raspberry Pi computers.
  • Experience writing firmware on modern microcontrollers.

What we offer:

Sartorius' ambition is to simplify progress in the bio-pharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. Nearly 10,000 employees at more than 60 sites are working together on achieving our goal: Better health for more people. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Enjoy the advantages of working with a global player:

  • Opportunity for international career development:
    a global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths
  • Open and highly collaborative culture: mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration
  • Work-life balance: Working from home at many sites
  • Intelligent working environment: working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment
  • Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years and expects to grow its global team to approximately 15,000 people in 2025.

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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Sartorius is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request reasonable accommodation by calling +1 631 254 4249 ext 8330 or via e-mail at accommodationrequest@sartorius.com

We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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