Principal Software Engineer

Locations: Chelmsford, MA; Parsippany, NJ; Rolling Meadows, IL


ZOLL Medical Corporation is committed to developing technologies that help advance the practice of resuscitation. With products for pacing, defibrillation, circulation, ventilation, and fluid resuscitation, ZOLL provides a comprehensive set of technologies that can help clinicians, EMS professionals, and lay rescuers resuscitate sudden cardiac arrest or trauma victims. ZOLL also designs and markets software that automates the documentation and management of both clinical and non-clinical data.

We are looking for strong candidates who take initiative to continuously improve what they do in an effort to meet our customers' needs. We offer the challenge of working in a fast-paced team environment where your energy and expertise can help you to reach your full potential.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!

NOTE: ZOLL requires COVID vaccinations subject to legal exemptions

Job Summary:

ZOLL is a leader in the field of resuscitation products for emergency responders, hospitals, and lay rescuers.  Our software team creates and supports sophisticated embedded device software and communications solutions based on state-of-the-art software technologies and open standards.    This position is an individual contributor on the team, focused on all phases of software development for embedded software. 

If you bring:

  • The right combination of education, skills, and experience

  • Motivation and passion for achieving excellence

  • Desire to be part of world class team

  • Commitment to grow professionally

We will provide:

  • Challenging projects

  • Collaborative environment with many talented engineers

  • Opportunities to learn and grow

Essential Functions:

  • Participate as an active team member in all aspects of the software development life cycle

  • Lead design and implementation of BSP and drivers for QNX and Linux

  • Lead design and implementation of embedded applications in a C++ environment.

  • Collaborate with the cross functional team to deliver high quality products

  • Stay current with state-of-the-art technologies, tools, and techniques for software development

  • Software design and C/C++ development at the Application, BSP, and Driver levels using QNX

  • Create supporting design and unit test documentation

Skill Requirements:

  • Demonstrated success as technical leader developing embedded software applications, BSPs, and drivers for real time operating systems

  • Proficient in C/C++ and object oriented design (OOD) 

  • 8+ years of hands-on software design and development experience with real-time software

  • 4+ years of recent experience developing BSP and drivers. 

  • Experience with Linux and Yocto is a plus

  • Experience with QNX is a plus.

  • Hands on experience with debugging and bring-up of new boards and chipsets.  Candidate should have basic understanding of using oscilloscopes and logic analyzers.

  • Experience with medical device development is helpful but not required

Education Requirements:

  • BS degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering or related engineering or science discipline

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.  Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. 

ADA:  The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990