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Principal Software Engineer

Medtronic


Location:
Bangalore
Date:
15-12-2017
2017-12-152018-01-14
Job Code:
25792
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Job Details

Company Medtronic
Job Title Principal Software Engineer
JobId 25792
Location: Bangalore, IND

Description
Principal Software Engineer

Location:

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Requisition #:

170003CL

Post Date:

Dec 04, 2017

Position Overview

Medtronic is the world’s largest medical technology
company, offering an unprecedented breadth and depth of innovative therapies to
fulfill our Mission of alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life.
Medtronic’s Renal Care Solutions (RCS) business unit is focused on developing
various products and services aimed at patients suffering from end-stage renal
disease, and to address key infrastructural barriers in emerging markets. As
part of this initiative, RCS has established a new RD center in Whitefield,
Bengaluru, and is looking to hire talented candidates to work on exciting
opportunities. See here for more info:
http://www.medtronic.com/in-en/about-3/research-development.html

The Principal Software Engineer will work closely with
the Software Development team to define the architecture and lead the SW Design
for products being developed at RCS. This includes Graphical User Interfaces
(GUIs) for dialysis machines, internet/intranet connectivity, patient / machine
data management solutions, etc.

This person will work in collaboration with a global
development team based in India, USA, Italy and China throughout the product
development lifecycle to bring the any new RCS dialysis machines to market.
He/she will need to be comfortable dealing with ambiguity, and be confident
about combining technical expertise with logical reasoning to make trade-offs
between features, time-to-market, and budget. He/she should have strong
technical skills (Java / Android OS), as well as great communication/collaboration
skills (documentation, influencing, mentoring).

A desire to work on healthcare applications is a key
requirement. This is an exceptional opportunity to develop a truly innovative
product that will impact the lives of millions of patients across India and the
world, and a unique opportunity to experience all stages of a medical device’s
product development process.

Responsibilities:

Understand product requirements and architecture to
define a scalable design and lead the implementation activities that meets
internal standards as well external/regulatory requirements for medical devices

Ensure that the requirements defined by the Systems
Engineering team are implementable and efficient, challenge and suggest
alternative designs when they are not.

Analyze and interpret system requirements and lead the
team to come up with appropriate and technically robust design solutions for
complex features

Identify and minimize design risks and guide the team
with mitigations for the risks

Lead as well as perform design reviews

Oversee test activities and support development of the
product verification and validation plans to ensure that they meet the design
and requirement needs.

Guide the team to maintain high quality documentation of
the design, code reviews and unit test results and take ownership of SW design
deliverables.

Ensure compliance of the software development process to
applicable standards and the quality management system

Essential Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer
Engineering, or Electronics Engineering or equivalent

10+ years of software development experience, with strong
technical knowledge of Java and Android OS, and hands-on experience designing
GUIs and also with connectivity / data management projects

5+ years of experience as a Software Lead through all
stages of the product development lifecycle

Strong written and verbal communication skills, with
attention to detail and thoroughness

Ability to work in cross-cultural global teams, and with
3rd party engineering service providers Strong influencing skills; ability to
coach / mentor early-career engineers

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing
demands

Self-starter and entrepreneurial in nature

Knowledge of Agile methodology for software / product
development

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Experience working in the medical devices industry and
knowledge of IEC62304, or other regulated industry such as automotive or
aerospace

Working knowledge of HW-SW interfaces

Knowledge of data integrity and data / cyber security,
especially for a healthcare application

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