Kappa Search | Software Recruiters | Software Engineering Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, technology, software and technical sales recruitment and placement. One of our clients, a market leader in the medical products industry, seeks several software engineers for high level life cycle software development.

This highly visible position within R&D is responsible for the development of the complex embedded software for biomedical pumps. Responsibilities include maintenance of the product’s existing software including debugging, testing and implementing necessary improvements. This position is also responsible for the design and development and implementation of software for new generation of life-supporting medical product devices, applying all relative regulatory agency standards.


  • Design, develop and test the embedded system software for  life-supporting medical devices.
  • Analyze product specifications and requirements, develop proposals and implement left ventricular assist system improvements through designing and modifying system software.


  • Administer the development of Class III medical device user interfaces.


  • Conduct research, draft proposals and design software to improve manufacturing processes and quality control procedures.


  • Design software functional tests and validation procedures for mission critical applications.


  • Develop and implement software and hardware tools for system software validation.


  • Manage projects involving consultants and outside vendors to insure software product compliance with regulatory requirements.


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Several years embedded software development experience
  • Experience with medical products and the associated regulations.