Embedded Software Engineer II

| Brooklyn Park, MN, USA
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More than just another design shop or contract manufacturer, Cirtec offers a uniquely comprehensive range of vertically integrated capabilities. Cirtec specializes in complex, difficult to produce components and devices in today's most advanced product technologies including, neuromodulation, implantable drug delivery, cardiac rhythm management, ventricular assist and interventional devices and delivery systems. We have the capabilities needed to bring products to full production, including assembly, packaging and testing, and in-house sterilization.

Our employees have the expertise needed to design innovative devices, solve complex design challenges, and help bring our customers' devices to market. If you are interested in working in a fun, challenging, fast-paced environment with a company that is growing and providing leading edge technology, Cirtec is the company for you!


The Engineering team consists of engineers with diverse backgrounds and expertise. The Engineering team works in close collaboration with Operations, R&D, and Purchasing. You will be involved in the design, development, documentation and validation of new customer products, and modification of existing products including defining requirements, timelines, and deliverables with a focus on prototypes, process development, design verification, clinical builds, training production, and preparation for process validation and manufacturing transfer of products.


The Embedded Software Engineer II will be responsible for software development for Class II and III medical devices. Based out of our headquarters in Brooklyn Park, MN, Cirtec Medical is a vertically integrated, full-service, outsource partner, bringing more than three decades of expertise to every phase of the product development lifecycle for complex medical devices, including state-of-the-art product design, development, and manufacturing. We partner with our customers to bring medical devices to market quickly, predictably, and cost-effectively.


  • Develop embedded software designs for various active implantable medical device applications.
    • Our embedded software typically runs in an environment that includes a microcontroller/processor of the ARM or MSP430 class, MICS-band and/or Bluetooth Low Energy communications, inductive recharging circuits, and fully custom ASICs.
    • We also develop code for a variety of external devices used by clinicians and patients to interact with the implanted device.
  • Develop software requirements and create software design control documents.
  • Perform software design risk management activities according to applicable standards in the medical device field.
  • Unit, integration, and system testing of developed embedded software including static and dynamic testing.
  • Participate in design reviews and in software process development activities.
  • Create and maintain project plans and Design History Files (DHF) for each project.
  • Develop embedded software life cycle plan and management for new products.
  • Reliable, consistent and punctual attendance is an essential function of the job.
  • Other duties as assigned

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


  • A Bachelor's degree (STEM engineering discipline preferred) and 2 years of experience required; or a combination of education and relevant work experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in embedded systems software development preferably with active implantable medical devices.
  • Extensive experience programming in C, and C++ for embedded medical device applications.
  • Experience using hardware diagnostic instruments to troubleshoot embedded devices.
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills.


  • Engineering experience with active and passive implantable devices and peripherals for Class III medical devices.
  • Experience with Texas Instruments and Zarlink microcontrollers, DSP, SPI, I2C.
  • Experience with MICS-band and/or BLE communications.
  • Exposure to Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE), SysML, UML.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Human Interface Devices (HIDs).
  • Familiar with IEC 60601 and IEC 62304 international standards.


  • A fast-paced work environment.
  • Paid time off.
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a company match.
  • Clean, and well-lit production areas.
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance.
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans.
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs.


Work is performed in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.


Cirtec Medical Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer

Cirtec Medical Corporation considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law. Cirtec Medical Corporation and all of its related companies fully endorse equal opportunity for all. Cirtec Medical provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in the job application process.

More Information on Cirtec Medical Corporation
Cirtec Medical Corporation operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Brooklyn Park, MN. Cirtec Medical Corporation was founded in 1987. It has 588 total employees. To see all 11 open jobs at Cirtec Medical Corporation, click here.
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