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Our multiport software team is expanding to meet the needs of next-gen flagship product development. We’re looking for a high energy, talented, individual to lead the Distributed Systems Software team, within the Multiport Platform Software group. The successful candidate is a hands-on technical manager that drives to solutions from rough requirements and has a commitment to high product quality. You see the Venn diagram and pull together the intersecting people/groups to come up with solutions. To be successful, you must possess a strong sense of shared responsibility and shared reward – there are no passengers on this ship, only crew.

  • Own, provide technical oversight, and drive development of:
    • Safe and robust higher-level communications protocols (OSI Layer 5+)
    • System configuration management
    • Distributed fault-reaction infrastructure
    • Distributed hardware control/monitoring infrastructure
    • 3rd party device integration
  • Recognize and attract top talent, mentor and train existing team members and new hires through one on one coaching as well as team wide initiatives.
  • Interface with a variety of cross functional teams including Mechanical, Electrical, Clinical, Interaction Design & Manufacturing, understanding embedded software needs to create, maintain, and track a bottom-up schedule that best supports business unit top-down goals.
  • Own the embedded software development lifecycle for team deliverables and associated documentation (negotiate requirements, systematic risk assessment and mitigation, prototyping, development, testing, and software releases).
  • Champion best practices in software development (code reviews, scrums, bug scrubbing meetings, coding conventions, continuous integration, defensive programming, static analysis, design patterns, etc.).


  • A natural communicator with high attention to detail
  • Hands on software development experience in C and C++. Experience in Python a plus.
  • Experience working with embedded systems and electromechanical systems
  • Experience planning and executing complex software deliverables on tight deadlines
  • Experience recruiting, mentoring, and functionally managing teams of highly skilled engineers
  • Experience with multi-threaded and multi-process programming, as well as inter-process and inter-node communication techniques
  • Experience working on product-focused designs in a team environment
  • Motivated to work with interdisciplinary teams
  • A desire to deliver a quality and innovative product that improves many people’s lives
  • Minimum, 10 years industry experience developing and supporting embedded systems
  • Minimum Bachelors or Master’s degree in Software/Computer Engineering
  • Experience with designing software products in an FDA or other regulated industry or for mission critical applications; comfort with concepts of design input, design output, traceability, and risk analysis, and mitigations

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