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Senior Firmware Engineer

Location: Hazelwood, MO, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Engineering

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


About Us: bioMérieux is a leading biotechnology company in the field of in vitro diagnostics and is committed to making the world a healthier place!  For over 60 years our dedicated team has been providing life-saving diagnostic tests and equipment.

How do you pronounce “bioMérieux”, you ask?  Read on to find out!



About the Position: We are currently seeking a Senior Firmware Engineer who not only excels in technical prowess but also inspires and leads by example.  We are looking for a team player with an analytical mindset who can undertake firmware development efforts and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams (hardware, software, and systems).  This is a great opportunity for an ambitious candidate with a desire to grow his or her technical leadership skills.




Technical Leadership: Design, develop, and maintain embedded firmware based on product and hardware specifications, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration.  Serve as a technical resource to both the team and management.

Collaborative Influence: Work closely with product managers, hardware engineers, and software developers to complete project objectives on schedule.

Team Oriented: Interact with the firmware team, and department at large, in a constructive and respectful manner.

Product Focused: Support development, verification, validation, and integration efforts from product definition to launch.  Provide firmware specifications and product documentation.

Self-Driven Execution: Willing to take ownership of tasks, meet deadlines, and drive for results.

Innovative Problem-Solving: Tackle complex challenges head-on, finding creative solutions.

Mentorship: Foster the growth of fellow engineers and instill a culture of continuous improvement.

Quality Advocate: Ensure robustness, reliability, and security of firmware code.  Understand and abide by company procedures and regulatory compliance.




Bachelor's or Graduate's Degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, computer science or engineering

5-10 years of experience with firmware development, working with microcontrollers, embedded systems, RTOS, etc

Demonstrated problem-solving capabilities

Comfortable using logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, and other test equipment for debugging, troubleshooting, and unit testing

Proficient in C/C++

• Understanding of communication protocols such as SPI, I2C, UART, and CAN

• Excellent communication skills and ability to inspire and motivate others

• Strong sense of teamwork and working towards a common goal

• Familiar with source code management

Experience with Python and scripting languages is a plus

Knowledge of .NET is a plus



If you’re a good fit for this role, we look forward to hearing from you!


So how do you pronounce bioMérieux?

Maybe the easiest way to remember it is to say “bee-oh-merry-you”.

Please be aware that recruitment related scams are on the rise. Fraudulent job postings are being placed on other websites, and individuals posing as bioMérieux Talent Acquisition team members are reaching out via email or text message in an attempt to collect your personal and confidential information. In some cases, these scammers are also conducting bogus interviews prior to extending fraudulent offers of employment. Beware of individuals reaching out using general phone numbers and non-bioMerieux email domains (i.e.,,, etc.). If you are concerned that an interview experience or offer of employment might be a scam, please make sure you are searching for the posting on our careers site or contact us at [email protected].

BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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