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Sr Software Engineer: Tools - Surgical Robotics

Medtronic


Location:
Boston, MA 02133
Date:
17-11-2020
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Sr Software Engineer: Tools - Surgical Robotics

Location:

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Requisition #:

20000JF4

Post Date:

Nov 12, 2020


**Careers that Change Lives**


You will join a team of mechanical, electrical
and software engineers responsible for developing Medtronics Robotic Assisted
Surgery platform through commercial launch and production scale-up.


**Impact patient outcomes.Come for ajob, stay for a career**


The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives
to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free
recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical
solutions.


SURGICAL INNOVATIONS set the standard for
Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services
that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal
tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.


**A Day in the Life**


This position is based in Boston, MA: The Senior Software
Engineer will work within the Medtronic RD engineering team to develop and
support software tools for the Surgical Robotic program. The software tools
that you will create will be used in support of operations, field service,
RD and the Software Test organization. These software tools will interact
with hardware devices such as robotic arms, actuators, sensors, GPIO devices, microcontrollers
and other networked devices.


**You Will**


+ Design and create software tools for a robotic minimallyinvasive surgical system utilizing best software development practices

+ Produce documentation describing the design and provideengineering support for software validation.

+ Produce high quality C and C++ code consistent with the writtendesign

+ Integrate software with electronics and hardware as part ofsoftware test applications.

+ Participate in reviews of the requirements, design,implementation and tests to ensure that all software meets quality standards.

+ Perform Risk Management and root cause analysis

+ Analyze unexpected, undesirable or non-understood behaviorin software and in interactions of software with hardware

+ Document results of defect analysis

+ Follow the ISO 62304 standard and project documents such asthe software development plan and coding standards


**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**


+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience


**Nice to Have**


+ Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical discipline

+ Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

+ Strong coding skills in C/C++ (including object-oriented techniques) required

+ Experience in Linux and Windows application programming and scripting.

+ Strong coding skills in Python

+ Experience with QNX operating system

+ Embedded programming experience, particularly Zynq, STM32F303, dsPIC33EP

+ Background in robotics, controls or sensors strongly preferred

+ Basic understanding of standard OS features (e.g. threading and concurrency, memory management, device drivers, I/O, etc.) is strongly preferred

+ Familiarity with real-time operating systems such as QNX is a plus

+ RTI DDS and other common networking protocols

+ Familiarity with Agile software development processes


**Working Conditions:**


Work-from-Home and Standard Office setting in Boston,
MA. Some limited travel may be required.


**About Medtronic**


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At
Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do
to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge
ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what
makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.


We want to accelerate and advance our ability to
create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people
on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and
improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.


**Physical Job Requirements**


The above statements are intended to describe
the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to
this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required
responsibilities and skills of this position.


The physical demands described within the Day in
the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must
be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.


**EEO**


It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal
employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national
origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion,
creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression,
genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance,
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or
local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for
qualified individuals with disabilities.


This employer participates in the federal
E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all
newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please
click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees .
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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