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Senior Firmware Engineer in Singapore, Singapore at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 3/19/2019

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Job ID: LEI004085

About Us

Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise.  Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

Leica Microsystems, Inc offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. 

Leica Microsystems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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As a member of the R&D Firmware Team, you will design firmware for Leica market-leading microscopy products.


  • Develop large embedded firmware or software for medical and other mission-critical systems
  • Involve in entire firmware development lifecycle including requirement engineering, architectural design, coding, testing and maintenance
  • Design and develop firmware to realize new solutions
  • Assume overall responsibility for the delivery and quality of the new solutions
  • Organize and perform peer reviews of own and other developers’ designs and development work
  • Provide support for system design verification and validation
  • Provide support for analysis and countermeasures for field returns
  • Comply and adhere to the regulatory, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and company’s  EHS requirement

Job Requirements


  • PhD, Masters or good Bachelor degree in Software Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • minimum 3 years’ relevant experience in embedded software or firmware development
  • in-depth knowledge of complex embedded software/firmware development on Linux, RTOS or embedded Windows platform
  • good awareness of emerging technologies and trends in the embedded software industry
  • ability to leverage on these developments to improve the software/firmware development work
  • to be successful, you also need good knowledge and experience in the following development process areas:

o Software Requirement Engineering

o Embedded Software/ Firmware Architecture Design

o Firmware development using C/C++ on embedded platform

o Coding Standards

o Peer Review

o Software Testing and Quality Management

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
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