Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Locations: Chelmsford, MA; Parsippany, NJ


ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest or with respiratory issues. From Smart Help®—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.

As part of a development team, you’ll be enhancing the feature set of our world class ventilator products.  We are looking for a strong, versatile candidate who takes initiative to continuously improve what they do in an effort to meet our customers' needs. We offer the challenge of working in a small team environment where your opportunity to contribute is great, and your energy and expertise can help you to reach your full potential.  Join our team of talented engineers to help create software that saves lives!

Locations: Chelmsford, MA or Parsippany, NJ


Job Summary: As a member of a software development team, your role will be primarily focused at designing and developing new software features for new and existing products.  Your role will extend from leading the development of software roadmaps to requirements analysis through architecture and design to implementation.  You will be responsible for coordinating your work with cross functional team members, including usability design and requirements verification.

Essential Responsibilities:

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

  • Develop C/C++ software for an embedded real-time OS environment

  • Participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle


  • Strong experience developing with C and C++
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or related discipline 
  • At least 8+ years of software design and development experience on a product
  •  Experience as a technical lead or software architect (product development)
  • Experience with embedded processors (ARM experience)
  • Experience with object oriented software design methodologies
  • Experience with real time operating systems (e.g., Green Hills Integrity, Mentor Graphics Nucleus, QNX, Micrium)
  • Experience with user interface development and technologies (e.g., Qt, Crank, Peg)
  • Experience as a software architect for complex software systems
  • Strong debugging and problem solving skills
  • Experience with medical device development is helpful, but not required

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