Senior Software Engineer - Ready Team - Embedded

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Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  32125  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 

This position will participate as high-level technical expert in design development, coding, testing, and debugging new software or significant enhancements to existing software for third party customers, project leads, and management. Works with technical staff to understand problems with software and develops specifications to resolve them. Develops and/or provides technical leadership in the development of software involving application of new technologies with significant technical risk.



  • Act as high-level technical expert, addressing problems of systems integration and compatibility across multiple platforms.
  • Lead a development team in the technical design of highly complex software systems for internal and external customers and is responsible for project completion as required.
  • Designs, develops, operates, and maintains software components and computing systems software to apply to, and integrate with engineering, scientific, and manufacturing requirements.
  • Independently design and develop new software products or major enhancements to existing software for internal and external customers.
  • Provides functional and empirical analysis related to the design, development, and implementation of software including customer software, utility software, development software, and diagnostic software.
  • Perform feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management.
  • Performs and approves code and test reviews.
  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment.  Advances new techniques or advances the state-of-the-art.
  • Demonstrates expert computer science fundamentals such as design patterns, data structures, OOP, and software design.
  • Mentors less-experienced software development staff.
  • Defines software development best practices.
  • May represent the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
  • May participate in the development of test strategies, devices, and systems.






Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.



Minimum 8 years experience.


  • Must have experience with mission critical applications, preferably medical products, or devices. 
  • Knowledge of med-tech regulatory requirements preferred.
  • Experience with embedded operating systems, experience with development in VxWorks is a plus.
  • Experience in networking is preferred.
  • Demonstrated high level of proficiency in object-oriented engineering and applications development using C++.
  • Experience with modern C++ highly preferred (C++11/14/17/20). Additional experience with debugging tools such as Jtag, valgrind, and GDB a plus.



  • Skilled in developing technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
  • Possesses a solution oriented mindset, and is comfortable developing and optimizing solutions with hard constraints.
  • At ease delivering results under pressure and not adverse to change.
  • Conducts research in design, development, testing and utilization of electronic data processing hardware and software and/or electrical components, circuitry, processes, and peripheral equipment.
  • Work beyond routine nature of tasks, utilizing specialized knowledge and technologies.
  • Individual must be team-oriented with excellent attitude and vision.
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.




An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.



Typical Office Environment requirements include reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. Combination of remote and onsite work; working on embedded devices requires the ability and willingness to work in-office when needed. Expectation is at least 3 days per week on site.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential duties.



Target Pay Range:  $125,100.00 to $156,400.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  10.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces, and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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