Embedded Software Engineer

DJO Global Switzerland Sàrl (DJO Switzerland, Schweiz) Vor 28 Tagen veröffentlicht

Job Description:


DJO’s Recovery Sciences business is the leading global provider of high-quality clinical equipment for rehabilitation and pain management used by physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, and chiropractors.  To improve our position even further, Recovery Sciences is focused on accelerating the pace of new product development and better integrating our global product offering to meet the changing needs of clinicians. Recovery Sciences R&D supports both the Chattanooga and Compex brands.

The Embedded Software Engineer will work with a high performing product development team to extend our current product offering with innovative software solutions.  This role will be specifically focused on developing software that controls neuromuscular electrical stimulation, ultrasound, laser and mechanical traction devices.  Additionally, this role will contribute to the evolution of connecting devices via network technologies to improve the workflow in clinical settings.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop, implement and verify microcontroller-based software for medical devices dedicated to both professional (Chattanooga) and consumer (Compex) markets
  • Improve and maintain existing embedded Software for electro-therapy products
  • Assist Senior Engineers for the conception of software system architectures
  • Contribute to new product development project success in a multidisciplinary, international team
  • Demonstrate an understanding of design control requirements for medical devices and successfully navigate the product development process to release successful products to the market
  • Work for elegant, subtle, innovative, cost effective and reliable solutions
  • Develop PC based tools for development purpose
  • Manage DevOps functions within the team



  • Bachelor or Master diploma (HES, EPF or equivalent) in industrial informatics or electronics
  • 5 - 10 years industrial experience in embedded software, preferably in the Medical Device Industry or another highly regulated environment
  • Autonomous in C99 and C# programming 
  • Ability to work under strong timing and performance pressure
  • Strong team spirit and ability to evolve in an international and multi-cultural environment

Role-driven Skills/Competencies/Knowledge

  • Fluent in English and French (both written and spoken)
  • Motivation and interest to work in the highly regulated medical devices world
  • Valid permit to work in Switzerland
  • Additional beneficial skills: 
    • Experience in battery powered designs with limited resources (battery, processor power, space and costs)
    • Programming experience on mobile platforms (Android and/or iOS)
    • Experience with Bluetooth LE
    • Programming experience on QNX Neutrino Operating System
    • Experience in SQL and/or in signal processing

General Skills/Competencies/Knowledge

  • Technical Skills – Demonstrates eagerness to acquire necessary technical knowledge, skills and judgment to serve customer needs and accomplish goals. Assesses own strengths and weaknesses. Pursues training and development opportunities. Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Quality Management – Demonstrates attention to detail. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Communicates changes and progress.
  • Analytical and Mathematical Skills – Synthesizes complex or diverse information. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively. Varies writing style to meet needs. Able to read and interpret written information. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Verbal Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Listens and gets clarification.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Ability to work with co-workers and customers, both internal and external, of all levels. Ability to professionally interact and build constructive and effective relationships. Ability to effectively interface with others on behalf of the organization.
  • Problem Solving – Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternative solutions. Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Decision Making – Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Includes appropriate people in decision-making process. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Adaptability – Embraces and adapts to change and demonstrates a willingness to learn. Ability to respond quickly to change, and to prioritize actions to meet customer needs.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork – Works collaboratively and cooperatively with teams cross-functionally. Energetic and willingness to work closely with all team members to achieve success.
  • Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions. Develops a strong grasp of business concepts and related issues. Shows understanding of issues relevant to organization. Keeps up to date with current practices and trends. Develops and uses cross-functional knowledge.
  • Customer Orientation – Demonstrates a keen understanding of various customers’ (internal or external) needs and utilizes a variety of resources to provide solutions and a compelling value proposition.
  • Computer Skills – Proficient computer system-based tools including Microsoft Office applications, e-mail, web browsers and spreadsheet software. Experience with Salesforce.com preferred.




Work Environment And Physical Demands

DJO Global is a leading global developer, manufacturer and distributor of high-quality medical devices that provide solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management. Our products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation after surgery, injury or from degenerative disease, enabling people to regain or maintain their natural motion. Our products are used by orthopedic specialists, spine surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. In addition, many of our medical devices and related accessories are used by athletes and patients for injury prevention and at-home physical therapy treatment. Product lines include rigid and soft orthopedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular therapy systems and compression garments, therapeutic shoes and inserts, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. Our surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder. Our products are marketed under a portfolio of brands including Aircast®, Chattanooga, CMF™, Compex®, DonJoy®, ProCare®, Exos™, Dr. Comfort®, DonJoy Performance® and DJO® Surgical.

For additional information on the Company, please visit [...] is a growing subsidiary of diversified technology leader Colfax Corporation

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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