Embedded Software Engineer


Minnesota and Texas, United States

full time

27 Dec 2022


Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn’t exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it’s important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking.” – John Banovetz, executive vice president, chief technology officer and environmental responsibility at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As an Embedded Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Acting as engineering software lead on projects, integrating all aspects of design work from other engineers, mechanical, electrical and software, to complete the design and development of products.
  • Designing, developing, and maintaining both new and legacy code for computer-controlled medical devices.
  • Assisting project managers in the creation of detailed project plans; be accountable for and adhere to agreed upon development schedules.
  • Deriving detailed technical specifications from general product requirements and specifications.
  • Working closely with cross-functional resources to ensure regulatory compliance and effectiveness during the product development process.

Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited university
  • Five (5) years combined industry experience in embedded software development and/or product design in a private, public, government or military environment
  • Three (3) years experience leading or managing projects.
  • Hands on experience with either C or C++ programming.

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Experience in a regulated design environment with medical device development highly preferred, FDA or ISO registered work experience. Experience in GMP certified Manufacturing Processes and UL, IEC Standards.
  • Experience with ARM based processors including Cortex M0, M4, and A series
  • Experience with USB, RS-232, I2C, and SPI interfaces
  • RTOS (e.g. Micrium, ThreadX) design and architecture experience
  • Experience with Graphical User Interface development.
  • Experience with wireless communications (Cellular, Bluetooth, Zigbee, WiFi) or location services (GPS)
  • Experience with Cybersecurity for Medical Devices.
  • Excellent collaborative skills.

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