Company Description

Amwell is a leading telehealth platform in the United States and globally, connecting and enabling providers, insurers, patients, and innovators to deliver greater access to more affordable, higher quality care. Amwell believes that digital care delivery will transform healthcare. We offer a single, comprehensive platform to support all telehealth needs from urgent to acute and post-acute care, as well as chronic care management and healthy living. With over a decade of experience, Amwell powers telehealth solutions for over 240 health systems comprised of 2,000 hospitals and 55 health plan partners with over 36,000 employers, covering over 150 million lives.

Brief Overview:

The Embedded Software Engineer will play a critical role in the Devices department. Can you take a product vision and translate it into a working solution? Our team is searching for a person with experience designing and developing embedded software who can help solve some of our most challenging telehealth device engineering problems. The Embedded Software Engineer (ESE) will play a key role in designing and bringing revolutionary products to market. Working closely with cross-functional teams, the ESE will use cutting edge tools and approaches to deliver awesome products, that create amazing user experiences in surprisingly short timelines.  You’ll be key part of our engineering team and helping us revolutionize the access people have to healthcare services. Specifically, the Embedded Software Engineer will:

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop new software to bring the Internet of Things (IoT) to healthcare
  • Create and test embedded software on-top of an Operating System (Linux or RTOS)
  • Develop device drivers for communication with custom electronics and medical devices
  • Customize Linux distributions for deployment into healthcare environments
  • Create and maintain processes for development and testing of embedded software for safety-critical, fault-tolerant operation
  • Collaborate with internal teams (Device Engineering, Software Engineering, and Product Management) to deliver products on-time and to specification
  • Design and develop robust communication protocols
  • Work with 3rd party vendors to support their hardware on the Amwell's platform
  • Evaluate processes, tools and approaches to potentially incorporate into how we develop products to ensure we are always learning and improving
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 2 – 4 years experience in C/C++ coding (preferably on a Linux-based OS)
  • Familiarity with embedded Linux, RTOS operating systems, web connectivity and IoT
  • Experience with the following devices is a plus: medical devices; mobile carts, power supplies, cable assemblies, computer and video equipment
  • Driven to own the process and deliver the solution
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills, with the ability to evolve strategy based on research, data and industry trends
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science

Additional Information

Your Team:

Should you join Amwell and the Devices team, you can expect:

Amwell’s Device Engineering group is a mission-focused technology team made up the best and brightest technical talent. Operating out of our office in Reston, VA, our engineers specialize in electrical, mechanical, firmware, software, and embedded systems design and development. We design, develop, and test cutting-edge telehealth products in a fast-paced interdisciplinary team.

Our mission is to transform healthcare and to be the premier distributor of provider services by creating and operationalizing devices that enable consumption of telemedicine, deliver an awesome user experience and capture exceptional business value

If you enjoy working hard, challenging yourself, and staying at the cutting edge of technology, this is the team for you. 

Working at Amwell

We strive to make the hard work of healthcare look easy. In order to make this a reality, we look for people with a fast-paced, mission-driven mentality. We’re a go-getter culture that prides itself on quality, efficiency, smarts, initiative, creative thinking, and a strong work ethic. Our Reston office is located at 12018 Sunrise Valley Drive. In addition to the opportunity to build the future of healthcare technology, we offer:

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • 401K match
  • Competitive health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Complimentary shuttle service - runs throughout the day to shopping center and closest metro station
  • On-site gym - Free 24/7 access with towels & toiletries provided
  • Free parking in garage
  • Fully stocked kitchen - complimentary fresh fruit, yogurt, snacks and beverages

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