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Device Software Engineer

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Pleasanton, California
Start date
May 26, 2023

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Discipline
Engineering, Software Engineer
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Biotech Bay, Best Places to Work

Job Details

The individual works within cross-functional teams and provides software requirements, design and implementation for current and next generation software and systems projects. He or she develops a thorough understanding of design requirements to ensure that the system’s objectives are properly defined and ultimately achieved. 

This role is focused on Windows development. This individual must have strong technical skills complemented by great communications and teamwork qualities. Experience in a software development background in a structured/regulated environment such as medical device development is required.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned.):

  • Design, develop, and support embedded, Windows desktop applications.
  • Maintain and improve released software products.
  • Contribute to requirements definition at the functional level.
  • Participate in software work product reviews/inspections.
  • Interface, integrate, troubleshoot and debug software and hardware components.
  • Generate required product development documentation including Functional Specifications and design documents. 
  • Execute manual or automated tests for verification and validation of software applications.
  • Design, code and validate software tools for use in the manufacturing of the product.
  • Work with Software Test, Support and Manufacturing to resolve software issues.
  • Drive improvements to product and process quality.

  • BS in Software Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least 3 years of software design and development working experience with Windows programming with C# and . NET.  GUI development experience is preferred.
  • Experience in medical devices or similarly controlled software environment preferred.
  • Experience in developing event driven, multi-threaded Windows-based applications using .NET Framework and C# preferred.
  • Must have experience in structured software and systems development and integration, including experience in software design methodologies, design patterns, component-oriented software architecture to produce high-quality software applications.
  • Knowledge of software life cycle processes used in regulated development environments.  Agile process is preferred.
  • Result-oriented, self-motivated and able to participate as both a team member and an individual contributor.
  • Willing to learn new technologies and wear multiple hats.

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience in Windows Wix Toolset /Microsoft msi package building and deployment is a plus
  • Prior working experience with Azure or AWS is a plus.
  • Knowledge of wired and wireless communication interfaces for embedded systems – modem, WiFi, LAN, USB, Serial preferred
  • Responsible for performing all duties in compliance with FDA’s Quality System Regulation (QSR), ISO13485, the Canadian Medical Device Regulations, and all other international regulatory requirements with which ZELTIQ complies.

Language and Verbal Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret engineering specifications, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, specifications, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in English. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers. Ability to clearly and concisely convey project accomplishments, obstacles, issues, and project status.

Math Skills:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in complicated, advanced engineering or mathematical formats.

Analytical and Reading Skills:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to analyze a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and interpret various abstract and concrete variables.  Ability to read technical and clinical literature and documents and extract important concepts.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear; up to 8 hours per day.  The employee is regularly required to lift and carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Duties also involve daily keyboard data entry. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

Most work is performed in an office-like setting.  The noise level in the environment is usually low to moderate

Requires regular presence in a (clinical or engineering or animal) laboratory setting where protective equipment or other health and safety measures and training are required to protect against chemical, biological or other hazards..  Noise levels may be moderate to high.

Safety:

ZELTIQ is committed to the health and safety of our employees.   We expect that all employees will perform their responsibilities while maintaining a safe, cooperative, and productive work environment, thus ensuring the health and safety of themselves and others.

 

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law: 

The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs. 

This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs. 

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law. 

AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer including disability/vets. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, or any other protected group status. We will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with a disability, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans or active-duty wartime or campaign badge veterans. The Affirmative Action Plan is available for viewing in the Human Resources office during regular business hours.


Company

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

Company info
Website
Phone
1-800-255-5162
Location
1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago
Illinois
60064
US

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