Senior Firmware Engineer

Scientific/R&D Hazelwood, Missouri

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About Us: bioMérieux is a leading biotechnology company in the field of in vitro diagnostics and is committed to making the world a healthier place!  For over 60 years our dedicated team has been providing life-saving diagnostic tests and equipment.

How do you pronounce “bioMérieux”, you ask?  Read on to find out!



About the Position: We are currently seeking a Senior Firmware Engineer who not only excels in technical prowess but also inspires and leads by example.  We are looking for a team player with an analytical mindset who can undertake firmware development efforts and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams (hardware, software, and systems).  This is a great opportunity for an ambitious candidate with a desire to grow his or her technical leadership skills.




Technical Leadership: Design, develop, and maintain embedded firmware based on product and hardware specifications, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration.  Serve as a technical resource to both the team and management.

Collaborative Influence: Work closely with product managers, hardware engineers, and software developers to complete project objectives on schedule.

Team Oriented: Interact with the firmware team, and department at large, in a constructive and respectful manner.

Product Focused: Support development, verification, validation, and integration efforts from product definition to launch.  Provide firmware specifications and product documentation.

Self-Driven Execution: Willing to take ownership of tasks, meet deadlines, and drive for results.

Innovative Problem-Solving: Tackle complex challenges head-on, finding creative solutions.

Mentorship: Foster the growth of fellow engineers and instill a culture of continuous improvement.

Quality Advocate: Ensure robustness, reliability, and security of firmware code.  Understand and abide by company procedures and regulatory compliance.




Bachelor's or Graduate's Degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, computer science or engineering

5-10 years of experience with firmware development, working with microcontrollers, embedded systems, RTOS, etc

Demonstrated problem-solving capabilities

Comfortable using logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, and other test equipment for debugging, troubleshooting, and unit testing

Proficient in C/C++

• Understanding of communication protocols such as SPI, I2C, UART, and CAN

• Excellent communication skills and ability to inspire and motivate others

• Strong sense of teamwork and working towards a common goal

• Familiar with source code management

Experience with Python and scripting languages is a plus

Knowledge of .NET is a plus



If you’re a good fit for this role, we look forward to hearing from you!


So how do you pronounce bioMérieux?

Maybe the easiest way to remember it is to say “bee-oh-merry-you”.

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