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Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Montreal, Québec, Canada


We are NXTSens Microsystems, a Montreal based scaleup focused on powering the future with microtechnology. Born out of McGill University, NXTSens is the growing team behind multiple businesses and technologies including MY01 and Stathera.
MY01 is a state-of-the-art medical diagnostic aid for the detection of acute compartment syndrome. Stathera is a business focused on delivering a suite of tailored timing and frequency reference solutions for the semiconductor industry. MY01 has been ranked among the top 50 Medtech's by Medtech Innovator (2018) and Stathera was the only Canadian company to make it to EE Times Silicon 60: 2018’s Emerging Companies to Watch.
MY01 Inc. was originally founded as the result of a university research project initiated by Dr. Edward J. Harvey, a renowned Montreal trauma surgeon. What initially started as a small team in a research lab at McGill University in 2015, has now transformed into a growth stage med-tech business comprising nearly 50 professionals - and we’re only just getting started.
Based in Montreal, our growing, diverse team specializes in the development of next generation MicroElectroMechanical System (MEMS) sensors used in a variety of medical devices. MY01 Inc. is on a mission to empower healthcare professionals with the ability to pre-empt severe medical conditions, to improve patient outcomes. One of these medical conditions is Compartment Syndrome.
This is an opportunity to be part of a development team of future contributors to IoT in the medical industry. The successful candidate will be working closely in a diverse team of dedicated and enthusiastic engineers, where you will contribute directly to the success and fulfillment of the projects. The Senior Embedded Software Engineer will report directly to the Software Developer Lead.
●     Work with cross-functional teams to solve complex problems in innovative ways;
●     Lead embedded software design for assigned project(s). Define project deliverables for the software from user requirements. Estimate timelines for planning and tracking work.
●     Design, develop, test and document embedded software;
●     Evaluate software risks (including cybersecurity risks) and perform risk assessments;
●     Engage in the embedded software team’s testing processes by developing protocols for unit testing, integration/regression testing, and system-level testing;
●     Provide feedback and improve processes for software design and development, and maintenance activities;
●     Configure Continuous Integration (CI)/ Continuous Deployment (CD) pipelines;
●     Follow medical device quality standards for software lifecycle development processes;
●     Other duties as designated by the Software Developer Lead.
●     Bachelor’s degree in Computer/Electrical/Software engineering or equivalent;
●     5+ years experience in embedded software development and system design in C or C++;
●     Experience with embedded development on ARM Cortex microprocessors;
●     Experience developing software for Linux and/or RTOS and/or bare-metal systems;
●     Good coding practice that complies with safety critical systems software;
●     Experience with reading hardware schematics and software/hardware integration based on a variety of interfaces and protocols;
●     Experience with build environments (eg: make) and other software development tools;
●     Proficiency in using distributed version control systems (GIT)
●     Experience with configuration and running of Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) pipelines;
●     Excellent communication skills in English.
●     Quick learner, as well as a self-learner to adapt to start-up environment needs;
●     Creative personality that is also autonomous, enthusiastic and meticulous;
●     Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.
MY01’s offices are located in the heart of downtown Montreal with direct bike path access, BIXI bike stands, close proximity to Place Des Arts metro station and multiple bus lines. We are an enthusiastic and energetic group of individuals committed to the success and well-being of our people. All of our permanent employees have access to our Group Benefits Plan and our annual Health and Wellness Allowance.  Some of our office perks include smoothies, coffees, bagels and other free snacks and treats at your disposal. Our office breakroom includes a ping-pong and foosball table and our kitchen is fully equipped to prepare your breakfast or lunch. We also host regular 5@7 events at the office and have our very own beer tap installed in our kitchen. What more could you ask for?
If you are looking to continue your career with a supportive team, gain valuable work experience and have what it takes to join MY01 Inc. please send us your resume, we would love to hear from you!
MY01 Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to creating a work environment based on mutual respect, hard work and inclusion without bias or discrimination. Our team is made up of people from all backgrounds and walks of life, and each member is valued for what they know and what they can contribute. As a collective we are continuously learning and encourage each other to push our boundaries and make mistakes we can all learn from. Those who do so will get an opportunity to grow with us and share in our success.

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