Philips Junior Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts

Junior Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer

Your challenge

If you are looking for a challenging Embedded Software/Firmware Junior Level Engineer position in a company that is doing meaningful work to help people stay in their homes as they age then this could be the job for you!

Your responsibilities

The Junior Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer will be a member of the technical staff in the Engineering Department and be involved in the design, development, integration and test, and maintenance of the Philips Lifeline product line. This engineer will be a member of the software team. Activities include developing firmware for embedded devices, test software for automated integration and regression test, conducting code and design reviews, reviewing technical documents, and preparing documentation and ECO’s.

Your team

you will be part of the Philips Lifeline Engineering team in Framingham,MA.

Our offer

Philips Lifeline started over 40 years ago and is the leader in the medical alert response provider service and has been a part of Philips for over ten years.

Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. The company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2015 sales of EUR 24.2 billion and employs approximately 70,000+ employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at

We are looking for


BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related science area

5 years of embedded product development experience

Experience developing embedded system using real-time OS and lower power MCU (ARM, MSP430 preferred)

Experience in C, C++ development languages

Experience in unit test, hardware integration test and debugging, and test automation

Experience developing products in real time system and network protocols such as BTLE, WiFi, ISM RF, and Cellular.

Good understanding of product development life cycle - requirement management and test case management

Good trouble shooting, communication, and coordination skills


Experience with home automation protocols such as ZigBee, Z-Wave;

Experience with integration of third-party products;

Experience in testing scripts such as Python,, VBScript;

Medical device industry experience;

Battery powered device development experience


Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.