Embedded Software Development Engineer

Intuitive

3.5

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Sunnyvale, CA

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  • Time away to take care of your newborn, the total time varies by country
  • Equity in the company in the form of a cash bonus or restricted stock depending on your county and role to help you grow your finances
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    Position summary

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    Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.
    Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.
    Job Description

    Intuitive Surgical, Inc. produces the da Vinci® Surgical System, a minimally invasive robotic surgery system that uses highly complex mechanics, replaceable instruments and accessories, and enhanced three-dimensional visualization to extend surgical technique and precision beyond the limits of the human hand. The Software Engineer will develop and test new and innovative surgical devices and robotic instrument products for the Intuitive da Vinci Surgical System. He or she must excel in a high-energy team environment and be capable of making sound conclusions when faced with the time pressures and incomplete information typical of new product development. The successful candidate must have solid technical depth in relevant areas and have a track record of successful product development efforts.

    Role and Responsibilities:

    • Represent Software Engineering on cross-functional project teams that design, test and develop next generation surgical devices and robotic instrument products
    • Work closely with the hardware, software and system engineering teams to establish best methods to satisfy and verify design requirements and to ensure design outputs are successfully integrated into effective system designs
    • Support robotic instrument and generator development & testing across multiple development platforms
    • Develop, implement, test and document solutions for designs according to clinical and market requirements
    • Develop test methodologies to perform manual or automated software verification.
    • Provide rapid prototype firmware and iterative design support for the testing of new technology and to evaluate future product release content
    • Provide engineering support for resolution of field and manufacturing issues
    • Provide technical support to other company stakeholders on surgical device technologies
    • Support the quality and regulatory processes as required

    Qualifications

    Skill/Job Requirements:

    • Minimum BS required, MS preferred (EE or CS preferred). Minimum 2 years of software development experience.

    • Experience developing complete firmware or software solutions for embedded systems using C/C++ in Linux operating system.

    • Develop software applications on Embedded Linux Targets.

    • Debug software and perform reviews of test automation and application code.

    • Contribute to design documentation for test protocols, results and reports and complete tracing for all software requirements.

    • Assist in analysis of test and field data, identify non-conformance trends, generate concise executive summaries, and recommend design improvements.

    • Working knowledge of peripherals commonly used on embedded systems such as ADCs, DACs, PWM and waveform generation and serial communications (I2C, SPI, RS232)

    • Proven experience in a fast paced, high transaction environment providing solutions throughout the entire product lifecycle

    • Hands-on engineering with the proven ability to work well in a team environment

    • Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools and effective peer review techniques

    • Ability to communicate effectively (written, oral) across all levels and organizations

    • A real excitement to learn and get to the bottom of tough technical problems

    Additional Pluses:

    • 3 years of software development experience
    • Develop tests at module and system level in Python.
    • Knowledge of Verilog, assembly language
    • Experience with additional embedded operating systems, such as FreeRTOS.
    • Experience working on product-focused designs in a team environment.
    • Linux and Windows development experience
    • Experience with automation CI/CD, unit testing.
    • Understanding of commonly used messaging and RPC frameworks and their associated tradeoffs for use in distributed embedded systems
    • Demonstrated experience in and comfort with all phases of the product development lifecycle including design, implementation, debug, verification, validation, and transfer to manufacturing
    • Experience designing software products in an FDA or other regulated industry or for mission critical applications; comfortable with concepts of design input, design output, traceability, risk analysis, and mitigations

    Additional Information

    Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. Details can vary by role.

    Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

    We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

    Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. Details can vary by role.

    Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

    Preference will be given to qualified candidates who do not reside, or plan to reside, in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, or Tennessee.

    We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

    Base Salary Range Region 1: $146,000 USD - $210,000 USD
    Base Salary Range Region 2: $124,100 USD - $178,500 USD
    Shift: Day
    Travel: 10% of the time
    Workplace Type: Set Schedule - This job will be onsite weekly, the percentage of onsite work will be defined by the leader.

    Why you should apply for a job to Intuitive:

  • 80% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Lyra mental health benefit provides up to 12 free therapy sessions annually for employees and their dependents
  • Time away to take care of your newborn, the total time varies by country
  • Equity in the company in the form of a cash bonus or restricted stock depending on your county and role to help you grow your finances