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Embedded Software Engineer - Linux

Avizia is an, early-stage high-tech company in the rapidly growing telehealth space. Our mission is to transform patient care by enabling any provider to communicate with any patient at any place. We are redefining healthcare with the only end-to-end telehealth platform that combines easy-to-use care coordination software with provider and patient mobile applications and the industry’s leading telemedicine video devices.  Avizia proudly delivers telehealth solutions to more than 400 hospitals and clinics around the world.

Can you help build amazing? Can you take a product vision and translate it into a working solution? Our team is searching for the person who can help solve some of our most challenging embedded software engineering problems. From concept design to delivering a product to market, you’ll be key part of our engineering team and helping us revolutionize the access people have to healthcare services.

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.

Avizia is committed to employee success and offers many benefits such as medical, dental, life, disability, unlimted Paid Time Off (PTO) and an onsite gym.  We are headquartered in Reston, VA (Washington DC area) with easy access to the Metro.  We like to have fun, laugh, and achieve awesome.

The position is located at our headquarters in Reston, VA (Washington DC area). The position will report to the Director of Hardware Engineering.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop new software to bring the Internet of Things (IoT) to healthcare and hospital systems
  • Create and test embedded software on-top of an Operating System (Linux preferred)
  • Develop device drivers for communication with custom electronics and various 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 (Hardware 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 Avizia platform
  • Evaluate processes, tools and approaches for incorporating into how we develop products to ensure we are always learning and improving
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • BS degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • 3 – 4 years of experience with Linux or Windows Programming
  • Experience writing device drivers for Linux
  • Experience in C/C++ coding
  • 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


  • Experience with embedded Linux and IoT
  • Familiarity with security practices and digital communication standards
  • Experience with the following devices is a plus: medical devices; mobile carts, power supplies, cable assemblies, computer and video equipment
  • Product design experience on medical, audio, video, or network devices
  • Familiarity with safety, CE, EMC design practices and requirements with an emphasis in the medical device space

Additional Information

The position is located indoors in an office environment in our Reston, VA office.  The incumbent must be able to communicate with other individuals in person, over video, via phone, and through email.  The incumbent may be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time and the job requires the incumbent to use reasoning and judgment to address and solve business problems.  The incumbent must demonstrate manual dexterity in order to use common office equipment. Applicant may be required to lift up to 10 pounds on an occasional basis.  This position requires less than 5% travel. 

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