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Evident Scientific Software Development Manager - Embedded Systems in Waltham, Massachusetts

Software Development Manager - Embedded Systems

Job ID #: 780

Company: Evident

Posting Date: Sep 14, 2022

If you’re excited about improving the world, a career at Evident is right for you.

Evident supplies advanced solutions that help make the world safer and healthier. Committed to developing new technologies and delivering world-class customer service, our responsibility goes beyond manufacturing products—we are pioneers. For more information :

Our mission : Making the World Safer and Healthier

Sign-On Bonus: Equivalent to One Month's Salary


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At EVIDENT, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description:

EVIDENT is hiring a dynamic Software Engineering Manager to join and lead the Embedded SW/FW Engineering team responsible for the development of our world class Portable Non-Destructive Testing instruments. As a Software Engineering Manager for the R&D organization, a dual-role position with combined management and technical design responsibilities, the Manager will be responsible for the management of the Embedded SW/FW Engineering group as part of the larger Design Engineering Team. Additionally, this person will contribute directly to the development of firmware and/or software design. This person will manage the day-to-day development activities by following a Scrum agile development methodology, and will play a critical role in delivering high quality and timely Portable NDT products to the market through daily engagement with the hardware, firmware/software, and QA engineers.

Job Duties:

  • Manage the Embedded SW/FW Engineering group and maintain responsibility for the development of embedded software for new electronic products ranging from simple microcontroller-based solutions to highly complex embedded processing systems.

  • Oversee planning of complex embedded systems development projects – identify required development activities and direct other team members in completing those activities.

  • Collaborate with project team members to identify FW/SW requirements and develop corresponding design strategies or architecture using the best approach based on performance, cost, and resources.

  • Develop detailed FW/SW specifications based on requirements and implement embedded code in accordance with those defined requirements and/or specifications.

  • Establish QA verification testing tools and methods and execute software testing activities

  • Document ideas, designs, specifications, and instructions.

  • Operate as subject matter expert with respect to embedded software design and applicable development processes.

  • Collaborate with the Engineering Program Director to develop, improve, and maintain department processes and tools related to software development.

  • Working with Program Managers to quote software development work and plan/maintain the project schedule for development programs.

  • Responsible for hiring, performance reviews, and fostering the professional development of members of the FW/SW engineering group.

  • Mentor other members of the FW/SW engineering staff to promote design team abilities and establish effective working practices.

Job Requirements:


  • A 4-year degree or equivalent experience in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related engineering discipline.

  • A minimum of 10 years of embedded firmware development or equivalent experience.

  • A minimum of 3 years of engineering management or equivalent experience.

  • Must have a strong understanding of software test and QA tools and methodologies.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of design controls and documentation.

  • Ability to both lead and actively participate on working teams; strong leadership skills.

  • Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills appropriate for public and professional settings.

  • Experience with mobile App development (iOS, Android) and cloud Applications.


  • Communication and technical leadership skills needed to interface with the customer and direct a technical team through a development project.

  • A strong sense of urgency and perseverance in pursuit of project and department goals.

  • Experience with common microcontroller and/or embedded processing platforms such as ARM and PIC. Experience with DSP algorithms and/or FPGA based SoCs is a plus.

  • Strong understanding of embedded software design and architectural concepts as well as the integration between firmware and hardware.

  • Strong understanding of real-time software design and digital signal processing methodologies.

  • Strong understanding of software development tools and methodologies used in the context of embedded systems. Familiarity with source control via established systems such as Git.

  • Thorough understanding of higher-level languages, object-oriented methodologies, UI implementation, and PC application programming. Experience with Qt framework is a plus.

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions.

  • Experience with Data Acquisition based embedded systems.

  • Experience with Wireless communication such as Wi-Fi, LoRA , Bluetooth.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you. It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you. EVIDENT is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world. Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, EVIDENT is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. Olympus’ Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications.

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It is the policy of EVIDENT to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham ||

We realize that work is more than just a job for you.

It is a big part of your life, but not the only one. That's why we offer competitive salaries, an annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and support networks. affinity between colleagues, so that you are ready to meet life's challenges.

We are committed to fostering a culture of well-being and inclusion by conveying the values that are most important to our employees.

Nearest Major Market: Waltham

Nearest Secondary Market: Boston