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Firmware Engineer #071
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Gen-Probe Inc. | San Diego, CA
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Firmware Engineer sought by Gen-Probe Inc. in San Diego, CA to design, develop, debug & unit test embedded firmware to control molecular diagnostic instruments. Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or related field plus 2 years of firmware development experience. Will also accept a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering or related field plus 6 months of firmware development experience. Experience must include 6 months of experience with each of the following: embedded C/C++ programming; embedded system development include working in real-time system & scheduling algorithm (debugging using oscilloscopes, in circuit debugger, business analyzers); Microchip microcontroller development experience using MPLAB IDE & Harmony platform; near field communication incl RFID technology & vicinity tags; unit & integration testing of embedded firmware; DC & stepper motor controllers, heater controllers & sensor technology; MKS Source Control System & Agile methodologies; serial communication using CAN, I2C, RS232 & SPI. Will accept any suitable combo of education, training, or experience. Ref job code 071.

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About Gen-Probe Inc.

Gen-Probe Incorporated (Gen-Probe) is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of nucleic acid probe-based products used for the clinical diagnosis of human diseases and for screening donated human blood. It also develops and manufactures nucleic acid probe-based products for the detection of harmful organisms in the environment and in industrial processes. The Company markets and sells its clinical diagnostic products in the United States directly and outside the United States primarily through distributors, as well as through its direct sales force. It also markets and sells its other products through collaborative partners. Gen-Probe generates revenues primarily from sales of clinical diagnostic and blood screening assays. Its clinical diagnostic products are marketed to clinical laboratories, public health institutions and hospitals in the United States, Canada and certain countries in Europe. In April 2009, Gen-Probe acquired Tepnel Life Sciences PLC.