Embedded Systems Engineer

in Concord, MA

Embedded Systems Engineer Job

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    300 Baker Avenue
    Concord, MA 01742, US

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This position is hybrid and will be based from the Concord, MA, facility.

What R & D Engineering contributes to Cardinal Health

Research and Development Engineering is responsible for developing and implementing new products through adherence to established design control processes and good engineering and documentation practices.

WaveMark™ Supply Management & Workflow Solutions, a Cardinal Health Company, is a SaaS solution enabling healthcare providers and manufacturers to effectively manage supplies with market-leading innovative technology. WaveMark leverages a portfolio of advanced hardware (e.g. RFID) and cloud-based software including an advanced analytics platform providing full visibility and control of all supplies from low cost commodities to high cost devices and implants. Our global footprint and continuous innovation deliver the most cost effective and workflow efficient patient care possible.

Job Summary

The primary purpose of the Embedded Systems Engineer is to lead efforts to design, develop, test and refine Firmware on the New Product Development Team for WaveMark. Specifically, this job is responsible for the creation and improvements to Microcontroller Hardware and Interface Systems. As part of working in a cross functional technical environment, this job requires coordination with manufacturers, business partners, and vendors to ensure project success.


Serves as the resident Firmware Expert on a New Product Development Team.Partners with other internal team members to develop products from concept to productionMaintains, administers and effectively works within component database systems (Arena).Designs Microcontroller Hardware and Interface Systems (Medium Complexity, Compact Design PCBs)Develops Firmware for Microcontrollers (Atmel) including Real Time Systems and Diagnostics ScriptsResponsible for General Analog and Digital Design including I/O, Power/Battery/Charge circuit; ensuring RoHS Compliance; Medium Volume ProductionResponsible for PCB Design including Schematic Capture, BOM generation, Components Selection, Designs for Test, and quick-turn prototypingEnsuring design for Regulatory Compliance (Safety and EMC/EMI)


Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in related field required2+ years related work experience (in Embedded Systems or related field)Ability to work independently and as a member of a teamFirmware Development experienceGeneral Analog and Digital Design experienceUnderstanding of appropriate UL/CE/CSA CertificationsFamiliar with Circuit Design Software, Altium preferredRoot-cause failure analysisLinux knowledge Test Equipment understanding (signal generator, power meter, VNA, spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope)Design of HF and UHF circuits for RFID a PlusLabVIEW, MATLAB, LTSpice a PlusRF Understanding a Plus (13.56MHz ISM Band and 850-950 MHz UHF RFID; FCC Compliance)

What is expected of you and others at this level

Applies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasksWorks on projects of moderate scope and complexityIdentifies possible solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes actions to resolveApplies judgment within defined parametersReceives general guidance may receive more detailed instruction on new projectsWork reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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