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Danaher Corporation Embedded Software / Firmware Engineer in Fort Collins, Colorado

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Providing access to and information about water is our number one responsibility. Both around the corner and around the globe, we are committed to providing innovative solutions that help ensure that communities large and small have water that is safe, accessible and available for all. Develop your skills and grow your expertise while playing a role in improving the quality of life for people around the world. Learn more about how you can make a difference at Hach by visiting ( . We are a part of the Danaher (NYSE: DHR) portfolio of water companies ( ( )

About this role:

The Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer is an integral position within the HACH R&D team.

Are you looking to work in a collaborative environment that will drive growth and innovation within the firmware competency? This engineer will engage with SCRUM in an Agile team environment with the core responsibility of developing high quality innovative solutions!

The purpose of this position is to apply basic and advanced embedded systems engineering principles to develop and support microprocessor-based systems. Additional responsibilities include firmware engineering support to sustain and improve the viability of existing products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • End-to-End Design and Development of embedded solutions;

  • You will work as a member of an Agile firmware development team using scrum processes;

  • Drive firmware quality by using early defect discovery and removal;

  • Analyze acceptance criteria and provide estimates of effort.

Why you want this job:

  • You will be helping ensure water quality for people around the world!

  • You get to be a part of Danaher Corporation, rated 162 on the Fortune 500 list

  • Full benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching all on day one

  • As part of Danaher, you can grow your career across four high-impact industries, six continents and more than 20 global operating companies

Are you qualified?

  • Minimum of a BS in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent field.

  • 2+ years of development experience under Linux OS and Real time kernels (RTOS).

  • 2+ years of C++ development experience using the ARM cross compilation toolchain.

  • Good knowledge of basic scripting languages: Shell, Bash, Python.

  • Good knowledge of Lean firmware Development, including Continuous Integration and interaction with QA team.

  • Experience with common micro-controller peripherals and driver development: I2C, SPI, UART, Memory, USB, Ethernet

  • Collaborate with cross functional team: UX, EE, ME, Software, Production test system.

  • Assist in hardware development as it pertains to embedded software.

Preferred Skills:

  • Hands-on experience with hardware board bring up and low level driver development.

  • Software development using Agile/scrum process and methodologies.

  • Atlassian Tools including: Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Crucible.

  • Distributed source control such as Git.

  • Good knowledge of Yocto build system.

  • Basic knowledge of embedded UI technologies: Qt, Angular JS.

  • Advanced embedded technologies: IoT, BLE, Cellular Networks.

  • Good knowledge of State of the art fieldbus protocols: Modbus RTU & TCP, Profibus DP, Profinet.

  • Software design principles and patterns.

  • Demonstrated use of common debugger: GDB, JTAG.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here ( .