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Software Developer II - $15,000 Hiring Bonus

Software Developer II - $15,000 Hiring Bonus

  • 2022-30948.1
  • Pleasanton, California, United States

Join the fast-growing Digital PCR center of Bio-Rad based in Pleasanton, CA. We are looking for a Software (Firmware) Engineer II to join our team and help in building exceptional Life Science products. 


Part of the Digital Biology Group's R&D Division, the DBG Software team creates the tools our customers need to build the future of healthcare. We partner cross-functionally to deliver all aspects of Bio-Rad's modern software and analytics, with projects that range from instrument firmware and control software to bioinformatics and cloud/web-based customer interfaces. A close-knit community with diverse perspectives and experience, we thrive on mutual support and collaboration and are driven by the impact we make providing tools that save lives and improve healthcare for people everywhere. 


You will be a Software (Firmware) Engineer with a proven track record in design, coding, deployment, testing and debugging embedded systems firmware for scientific laboratory instruments, including device drivers and interfaces to application layer. The ability to work with cross-functional teams and willingness to jump in and do what it takes to deliver on commitments will make you a successful part of the team. 


How You’ll make an Impact:


  • Design and develop multitasking real-time embedded applications in C++. 
  • Develop using Test Driven Design. 
  • Design Python code to verify embedded software.  
  • Work closely with the Software, EE and Systems.  
  • Collaborate on embedded designs in a small team environment.  
  • Sustain products over their lifetimes.  
  • Debug and troubleshoot issues effectively.  
  • Present data and designs to colleagues.  
  • Meet agreed-to schedules and deliverables.  
  • Work in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary, product-focused environment.  
  • Develop firmware for systems using ARM Cortex. 


What you Bring:


  • BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering (MS a plus).  
  • 5+ years’ experience designing embedded systems firmware in a production environment (shipped products a plus).  
  • Proficient designing object-oriented software in C++.  
  • Ability to bring up a new board.  
  • Experience with at least one real-time operating system.  
  • Experience with and an understanding of real-time issues.  
  • Willingness to learn and code in Python.  
  • Familiarity with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, current probes etc.  
  • Algorithm development in real-time control, data acquisition, and motion control.  
  • Experience working in a team-based, full lifecycle software development environment.  
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies, especially Scrum. 


Location: Pleasanton, CA


Hybrid Opportunity: (3 days onsite / 2 days remote) 


Vaccination Requirement: Ability and consent to upload proof of completed Covid-19 vaccination into our secure database within 3 days of start date.


Total Rewards Package: At Bio-Rad, we’re empowered by our purpose and recognize that our employees are as well. That’s why we offer a competitive and comprehensive Total Rewards Program that provides value, quality, and inclusivity while satisfying the diverse needs of our evolving workforce. Bio-Rad's robust offerings serve to enrich the overall health, wealth, and wellbeing of our employees and their families through the various stages of an employee’s work and life cycle.


Benefits: We’re proud to offer a variety of options, including competitive medical plans for you and your family, free HSA funds, a new fertility offering with stipend, group life and disability, paid parental leave, 401k plus profit sharing, an employee stock purchase program, a new upgraded and streamlined mental health platform, extensive learning and development opportunities, education benefits, student debt relief program, pet insurance.


Compensation: The estimated base salary range for this position is $111,900 to $153,900 at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be provided in writing at the time of offer, if applicable, and is based on several factors we believe fairly and accurately impact compensation, including geographic location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other job permitted factors. This position is eligible for a variable annual bonus, which is dependent upon achievement of your individual objectives and Company performance.


Who We Are: For 70 years, Bio-Rad has focused on advancing the discovery process and transforming the fields of science and healthcare. As one of the top five life science companies, we are a global leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of high-quality research and clinical diagnostic products. We help people everywhere live longer, healthier lives. Recently voted a Best Place to Work, Bio-Rad offers a unique employee experience with collaborative teams that span the globe. Here, you are supported by leadership to build your career and are empowered to drive change that makes an impact you can see.


EEO Statement: Bio-Rad is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and we welcome candidates of all backgrounds. Veterans, people with disabilities, and people of all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, and orientations are encouraged to apply.


Agency Non-Solicitation: Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.#LI-JM1



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