Intuitive Surgical Careers

Senior Engineering Technician

US-CA-Sunnyvale, California

Job Description

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 181124


Company Description:

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Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Job Description

This position will be responsible for the support of engineers in the Vision NPI department. This includes assembly of test equipment for endoscopes and other vision system components, assembling prototype endoscopes, and conducting testing and calibration of endoscopes and other components of Intuitive’s vision system. This position will also be responsible for the preventive maintenance and calibration of engineering owned imaging and electronic test equipment in the Vision NPI engineering lab.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Build and assist with construction of electro-mechanical test fixtures and engineering prototypes
• Build and assist with construction of prototype endoscopes and other vision related components and equipment
• Perform tests and calibration of optical systems using custom made test equipment
• Coordinate or perform Preventive Maintenance of customized test fixtures
• Perform other engineering technician duties as-needed

Required Skills

• 8+ years of experience as a technician in electronics industry.
• Experience with mechanical manufacturing and test with optical test platforms preferred
• Able to contribute on design, construction, and improvement of electro-mechanical test fixtures
• Ability to solve technical issues with a basic understanding of mechanical drawings
• Ability to fabricate fixtures from mechanical assembly drawings and associated documentation
• Experience with basic electrical measurement techniques
• Hands-on capability performing compact assembly tasks including soldering
• Proven ability to work well in team environment
• Proficiency with computers and Excel software
• Familiarity with Agile or equivalent PDM tool
• Familiarity with SAP or equivalent ERP tool
• Excellent communication and documentation skills

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.