Embedded Software Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Barcelona

Your mission
The Embedded Software Engineer contributes to the development and testing of embedded systems (hardware, firmware) and develops firmware to be executed on the designed hardware. The Embedded Software Engineer develops (automated) unit, integration, and verification test setups and test cases.  

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support the development team in translating overall system requirements into embedded system (electronics and software) requirements and the interface definitions. 
  • Assess the technical feasibility and contribute to the technical concepts. 
  • Support establishing the embedded hardware and firmware architecture design and decomposing the embedded system into lower-level building blocks. 
  • Set up the embedded development landscape, in the internal development teams. 
  • Use Agile and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) principles, to maximize quality, performance, and effectiveness. 
  • Design embedded systems and develop the firmware. 
  • Perform functional analysis and create system designs that meet the requirements. 
  • Develop automated and manual tests, to characterize and verify embedded systems.  
  • Apply applicable standards and guidelines (e.g., ISO62304, ISO60601, ISO14971). 
  • Ensure traceability between requirements, test cases, verification, and reports. 
  • Create verification plans for electronics & embedded firmware products and manufacturing requirements. 
  • Perform system integration, verification, and validation. 
  • Maintain traceability between requirements and test records/reports.  
  • Good laboratory practices qualify/validate, and maintain tools and equipment. 
  • Contribute to configuration management. 
  • Contribute to technical reviews, contribute to design reviews and milestone reviews. 
  • Generate intellectual property. 
  • Understand DFR/DFM/DFT (Design for Reliability, Design for Manufacturing and Design for Test), including concept engineering, modeling, analysis, sensitivity, and stress analysis. 
  • Work intensively with Quality, Regulatory, Clinical and Project Management on the formal product development processes, and perform design and phase reviews. 
  • Follow change request processes. 
Your profile

  • Relevant industry experience of at least 5 years, preferably in active (implantable) medical devices, or in another highly regulated environment (e.g., defense, aeronautics, automotive). 
  • Strong engineering background, e.g., electronics, software (Embedded). mechatronics, computer science.  
  • Familiar with scrum and agile methodology and tools (e.g., Jira.).  
  • Familiar with electronic simulation and design methodologies and tools (e.g., Cadence, PSPice, Altium etc.) 
  • Familiar with communication busses and protocols (e.g., I2C, SPI, UART etc.). 
  • Familiar with programming languages (e.g., C, C++, Python, VHDL, etc.) 
  • Familiar with software build and test infrastructures (e.g., Jenkins, GIT, Cucumber, Make, GCC, etc.)  
  • A system thinker, able to identify areas of potential improvement and develop plans to execute the improvements. 
  • High-energy, self-motivated, and pro-active. Able to work in an international and diverse team in a start-up company. 
  • Familiar with applying agile processes, continuous development, continuous integration, and test automation. 
  • A flexible, service-minded colleague with good analytical skills, reliable, pragmatic, and result driven. 
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a relevant engineering discipline. 
  • Good communication and presentation skills.  
  • Fluent in English oral and written (company language). 
  • Spanish is a plus.
Why us?
We are looking for someone who Is ready to proactively bring new ideas to the team, push boundaries and constantly look for innovation. At INBRAIN we believe in shared success and diverse ways of thinking, here you'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture.


  • A collaborative environment where innovative ideas flourish and teamwork drives us forward. At INBRAIN, we believe the power of collective intelligence is unique. You will be part of a team that thrives on open communication, knowledge sharing and mutual respect
  • Meaningful Work Impact: Our projects are not only exciting and challenging but also have a positive impact on the industry and society as a whole. You'll be part of a team that strives to create meaningful change
  • Cutting-Edge Technology Exposure: Joining us means immersing yourself in the latest technologies and innovative solutions. You'll have access to state-of-the-art tools and resources, fostering continuous learning and keeping your skills relevant in a rapidly evolving industry
  • Competitive salary (according to your experience/skills) 
  • Payflow & Flexflow 
  • Private Health Insurance (optional) 
  • Training bonus for professional development
  • 23 vacation days per year + 24th and 31st of December
  • Hybrid working modality 
Applications must be submitted in English

At INBRAIN, we're not just offering a job – we're inviting you to be part of a transformative journey, Are you ready to transform lives? Join us!

We believe that a diverse and well-balanced workforce drives innovation. At INBRAIN, we foster the inclusion of all people regardless of culture, age, gender, sexual orientation identity or any other status

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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