Software Engineer

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Abingdon, UK
  • 10/06/2022
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Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott’s Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies.

We are looking for a Software Engineer within our Toxicology Point of Care team located at Abingdon. This role assists in developing, verifying, validating and supporting software for mobile drug analysers within a multi-disciplinary project team work environment.

Main accountabilities:

Development of embedded software in C for new and existing products, including:

  • Adding functionality to maintaining and supporting the continued success of our flagship embedded products; working with cross-functional R&D team
  • Designing and performing software tests at different levels including Unit, System and Acceptance testing
  • Supporting / authoring documentation of software development including for regulatory compliance (IEC 62304 Medical Device Software – Software Life cycle processes)
  • High level technical support for existing and new products, including fault investigation
  • Work within, and help maintain our existing software configuration management processes (Issue tracking, source version control)

The preferred profile:

  • BEng/BSc in computer science or related engineering field
  • Previous work experience as a software developer / engineer
  • Knowledge of bare-metal programming and low-level software/interaction with electronics preferred
  • Work proactively/ bounce ideas around within a small team environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a close-knit multi-disciplinary team
  • Self-starter, able to work with a minimum of supervision to tight deadlines
  • Clear communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Good record-keeping, in line with the regulated nature of our busines
  • Individual will be expected to provide samples for R&D testing
  • Ideally with relevant experience in regulated markets, specifically FDA and IVD including EN62304, ISO13485 and ISO9001
  • Image analysis experience advantageous
  • Good understanding of design control

Abbott offers

  • A comprehensive range of benefits including competitive salaries
  • A fantastic defined contribution pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • A fantastic flexible benefits scheme

An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce. We provide reasonable adjustments to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable adjustment, please speak to your recruiter.