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Principal Embedded Software Engineer - New Surgical Robotics at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: North Haven, Connecticut

Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives

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

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, 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 in the Boston, MA Seaport District; as a Principal Software Engineer you will focus on hardware interfaces, embedded software and RTOS BSP delivery, working in a fast-paced environment leading a development team to complete requirements definition, design and implementation while working closely with the electrical design team and the systems engineering team.

Must have: Minimum qualifications : A Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of relevant experience.

Nice to have:

  • A minimum of a BS/BA in a technical discipline, preferably software related: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering. Master's degree in related discipline preferred.

  • 10+ years' experience leading small SW development teams.

  • Ability to distill software requirements from system requirements.

  • Experience performing risk management of embedded software ideally using SW FMEA techniques

  • Experience programming embedded systems with hardware interfaces.

  • Understanding of BSP development and driver development.

  • Experience developing Hardware Abstraction Layers.

  • Strong design and architecture skills.

  • Strong C++ skills.

  • Strong leadership abilities.

  • Experience leading teams in a well-defined SDLC

  • Experience in FDA regulated software delivery.

Working Conditions:

Standard Office setting in the Seaport District of 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. Let's 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.


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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