Merck Associate Director, Embedded Software Engineering in San Diego, California
Our IT Team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.
We are seeking a Growth and Improvement minded Embedded Software Engineering Associate Director that can help drive our Strategic Operating Priorities.
Invent | Pursue the Most Promising Internal and External Science to Address Significant Unmet Medical Needs
Execute | Prioritize Resources Behind Our Key Growth Drivers (Oncology, Vaccines, Select Specialty Areas, Animal Health) While Optimizing Our Base Business)
Adapt | Develop Our People, Culture and Business Model to Evolve with a Dynamic Landscape
Diverse Talent | We are dedicated to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment with supporting leadership behaviors because having a high-performing, engaged workforce is critical to our ability to deliver innovative solutions to patients and customers around the world
Values and Standards | Our Steadfast Dedication to Our Values and Standards will Continue to Guide Us as We Take on New Challenges and Will Always be Fundamental to Our Success – They are a Competitive Advantage for Us
Summary, Focus and Purpose
The Embedded Software Engineering Associate Director will lead development of operational and test firmware for ruggedized, low power consumption IOT tracking devices with geo-fencing capability. This role provides a unique opportunity to be involved in a wide range of technologies, which are in the core of our systems and products.
- Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related areas of study.
Experience | Skills | Knowledge
Five years experience in embedded software development (C/C++/Python/ ARM Assembly)
Three years experience in Python programming, or similar languages.
Experience with low bandwidth, high latency wireless IOT protocols: LORA, LORAWAN
Experience with embedded software development in RTOS environment for ARM Cortex-M architecture, STM32
Demonstrable experience with GNSS modules in a power constrained environment
Experience with the following protocols: Ethernet, TCP/IP, UDP, SPI, I2C, UART, RS232
Experience in low-level drivers & BSP development (I2C, SPI, UART, Flash etc.) in support of HW board bring-up
Experience in Device Security, provisioning, Boot loader, FUOTA & Certificate Management
Experience with using test equipment such as Oscilloscope, Spectrum analyzer, Logic Analyzer, Function/Signal generator, Power Measurement Analyzers, JTAG/SWD Debuggers, etc.
Proficiency with reading electronic schematics for both digital and analog circuits
Excellent team player with good communication and presentation skills
Good familiarity with FreeRTOS
Experience with STM32WL Series microcontrollers
Experience with Sony CXD56xx series GNSS modules
Experience in developing a modular and scalable embedded solution
Ability to understand complex IOT systems including RT SW, HW, RF, and various wired and wireless communication protocols (BLE, ZigBee, Matter, etc.)
Experience with architecture and design of low-power battery-operated products
Experience with Cross-Platform IoT solutions based on platforms like AWS, Azure IoT Hub
Master degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or Wireless Communication Systems is helpful
Experience and familiarity with Linux operating system and tools
Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.
Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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