BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Lead Software Engineer in Limerick, Ireland

Job Description Summary

BD is looking for a highly talented Lead Software Engineer (Instruments) with a passion for delivering software products supporting the patient care continuum to join their Diagnostics Systems function.

Job Description

The Difference of One

Are you ready to make a difference in this world? Do you want to be part of a team that develops groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services and devices? One person can make a singular difference in saving and improving lives. At BD, we are looking for amazing, passionate and dedicated people like you. BD, a company standing on 120 years of innovation in medical technology, is currently recruiting talented individuals to join our new Research and Development (R&D) Centre of Excellence in Limerick. BD’s purpose is to advance the world of health. As part of our team, you will be on the forefront of creating and developing specialized devices, software solutions and systems to help others. Our new Centre in Limerick provides you with cutting edge technology and a creative environment to be inspired to tap into your inner genius.You are the one who can make the difference. Join us and be a crucial part of advancing the world of health!

Be the Difference in Software Engineering

BD is looking for a highly talented Lead Software Engineer (Instruments) with a passion for delivering software products supporting the patient care continuum to join their Diagnostics Systems function. You are self-motivated, innovative and confident in developing differentiating solutions. You are a strong team leader, experienced in the full software development lifecycle, including with agile methodologies, and have experience leading a software development project including giving technical guidance and mentoring less experienced software engineers.

Be the Lead Software Engineer (Instruments)

  • Be a ‘hands-on’ technical lead contributing to the software development effort (specify, plan, design, develop, test and support software components ), as well as technically lead a team of software engineers

  • Apply your software engineering prowess to development of complex electro/mechanical instruments.

  • Innovate at all levels of our products, from instrument control, management and performance to new instrument applications, all in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams.

  • Architect/design system software components for medical instrumentation platforms

  • Translate requirements into design and implementation of well-structured and documented software components; anticipate system faults, failures, or unusual events, ensuring software adequately mitigates identified risks, and develop automated unit test cases to assure software meets the design criteria

  • Adhere to all BD Life Sciences development policies and software quality procedures

Be Qualified

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other related engineering field with a minimum of 8 years of experience in software development,

  • A strong understanding of software design and systems & architecture concepts and their application in a professional environment within a software team structure.

  • Understanding of software development lifecycle methodologies, including Agile.

  • Experience with and proficiency in:

  • Multi-threaded C#/.NET development

  • Windows Embedded development including Multi-threaded development

  • Experience with serial protocols (rs232, rs485, rs422) and TCP/IP and socket development and knowledge of Windows networking fundamentals (IP protocol, switches, routers)

  • Additionally, experience with the following is an advantage

  • Developing with relational databases, SQL server preferred

  • Experience with electro/opto-mechanical instrumentation development

  • Experience with Entity Framework and LINQ

  • Experience with C++/C

  • Experience with VxWorks operating System

  • Direct experience leading software teams and projects

  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend and debug complex software systems

  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills are essential

  • Experience working in a regulated (FDA) environment with medical instrumentation is a plus

The BD Difference

BD, founded in 1897, is a global medical technology company with over 40,000 associates in over 100 countries. We create specialized devices, solutions and systems to address many of the world’s most pressing healthcare needs. We operate under a single purpose: “to advance the world of health”.We have been a strong employer presence in Ireland for over 50 years. Join us and be our newest team member making the difference!

Primary Work Location

IRL Limerick - Raheen Business Park

Additional Locations

Work Shift

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.