Senior Software Engineer

Location: Deerfield, WI


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. From Real CPR Help® technology—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.

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

Job Summary: Designs, develops, documents and maintains software to support development of ZOLL products.

Essential Functions:

  • Leads self and sometimes a small team or project group

  • Analyzes and creates software requirements from product and system requirements

  • Develops, documents , and maintains  high quality software designs, source code, and  unit tests for product software or supporting software such as tools (e.g., parsers, simulators)

  • Performs software integration activities for integrating software to software or hardware subsystems

  • Develops, documents, and executes software unit verification procedures

  • Participates in and supports the development of, and sometimes executes portions of, software verification protocols

  • Reports own progress towards performance and schedule objectives.  Identifies technical  risks, problems, and  work a rounds

  • Stays current with software engineering trends and technologies through activities such as self-study, webinars, seminars, user group meetings and conferences

  • Follows ZOLL's standard operating procedures and software engineering best practices

  • Mentors, guides, and supports less experienced software engineers

  • Collaborates with team members and contributes to positive team environment that creates high quality solutions

Skill Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of software design and development experience on a product development team

  • Knowledge and Experience with one or more programming languages such as C, C++, C#, Python

  • Technical depth in at least one software development specialization described below

Education Requirements:

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

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Positive attitude and affinity for teamwork, logic, innovation, initiative and self-sufficiency

  • Effective problem solving skills

  • Experience in a structured development environment with design controls

Specialization Descriptions

These are descriptions of some of the specializations that may be needed from a senior software engineer.

  • Experience with event driven object oriented software design methodologies

  • Experience with embedded software application development

  • Experience with embedded processors (e.g., ARM, DSP)

  • Experience with device driver development

  • Experience with real time operating systems (e.g., Green Hills Integrity, Mentor Graphics Nucleus, QNX, Micrium)

  • Experience with application development for non-real time applications (e.g., Windows , Linux, iOS)

  • Experience with database development (e.g. SQL, SQL lite)

  • Experience with web technologies (e.g., HTML 5, .JavaScript, REST)

  • Experience with test automation  and test development for automation  (e.g. .Jenkins)

  • Experience  with  user interface development  and technologies (e.g., Qt, Crank, Peg)

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