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Software Engineer II

Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 217074
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

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With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description:

Position Overview

Siemens Molecular Imaging is looking for a talented Embedded Software Developer to be part of a 10 member team responsible for the design and development of the motion control system of SPECT cameras.  Responsible for safety critical systems, coordinated motion across multiple axes, plus diagnosability/serviceability improvements to help make the system remotely diagnosable.



Successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to contribute to the team in the following areas:


  • Driver level interface to embedded OS (Linux, custom).  Driver level development, and support for OS issues
  • Programming in C/C++, with some assembly level development required
  • Motor control, safety requirement implementation, hazard mitigation, and serviceability enablers.
  • Participate in requirements definition, and architecture level specification
  • Document design and develop code to meet requirements/architecture
  • Development automated testing in parallel with development, where applicable
  • Participate in the definition, development, and execution of test cases
  • Work with HW and embedded SW level tools such as scopes, analyzers, and debuggers
  • Support for escalated field issues

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Education and experience requirements


  • Degree in CS, EE, or CE, plus 2-5 years experience
  • Programming in C/C++ with some assembly language
  • Strong knowledge of hardware/software interfacing and working directly with HW
  • ARM processors and embedded OS (Linux, QNX, etc)
  • Hands-on testing/debugging of embedded systems

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Education and experience expectations


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Knowledge of risk mitigations, and safety considerations for motion control systems
  • Motor control and tuning
  • Diagnostic interface and data collection
  • Travel is possible, but not a key expectation for the position


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