Intuitive Surgical Careers
Senior Software Engineer
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Requisition ID: 182014
Intuitive Surgical: What MattersJoining 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.
Primary Function of Position:
This position will play a key technical role during the development of a novel new surgical robot system. The engineer will be expected to work with a team that will create the new software infrastructure for a new surgical robotic system.
Roles and Responsibilities:
This position has responsibility and authority for:
• Work on a cross functional team to develop technical specifications and evaluate design trade-offs – specifically in the area of platform/infrastructure software/firmware• Generate ground-breaking new design solutions based upon these specifications• Prototype new designs, test, iterate, and ultimately deliver production ready code• Work with EEs to test and bring up new hardware• Configuration of customized Linux distributions, cross-compile setup for the development team• Drive improvements to the software development/release and continuous integration/test infrastructure• Generate formal design documentation• Document, prepare and review patent submissions• Project planning, as requested• Participation in animal and cadaver labs, as requested• Travel to clinical sites, clinical study support, and participation in product demonstrations, as requested
• At least 5 years product development experience• BS in CS, EE, ME, BioE or related fields required, MS or PhD preferred• Great communication skills• Experience with C and C++• Experience with SW development for electro mechanical systems• Linux development experience• Experience with real time OSs (QNX)• Willingness to work in Linux and Windows environments – whatever it takes• Strong intuition for, and interest in, designing systems for testability and scalability• Experience with robotics and medical devices a plus
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.