Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
We are proud to be named the #5 World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Why engineering at Stryker?
At Stryker we are dedicated to improving lives, with a passion for researching and developing new medical device products. As an engineer at Stryker, you will be proud of the work that you will be doing, using cutting-edge technologies to make healthcare better. Here, you will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry-leading medical technology products. You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.
Software Enthusiast. People who can come up creative design for complex software program and seek out the tough bugs to fix.
Curious learners. Engineers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop software.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
****This position can be based in either Portage, MI or Weston, FL.
What You Will Do: As a Principal Software Engineer, Robotics Software at Stryker, you will participate in the development of cutting-edge platform software for robotic-assisted surgery products.
You will be planning and conducting software requirements analysis and design and implementing complex systems including platform components, arm control systems, software architecture and design documentation.
You will write software and software scripts that will interact with and control complex electro-mechanical systems.
You will participate in validating the functionality of your programs with surgeons, nurses, and other stakeholders.
You will apply the defined design practices including Agile methodology and use sound software engineering principles to ensure that the application software products are safe, robust and user friendly.
You will ensure the established engineering practices be effective and efficient by monitoring the best industry practices and integrating them into the organization.
You should be highly organized and detail oriented, with the ability to convey highly technical information to internal staff as well as external clients. It is also important that you combine excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, and the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
Conduct advanced problem solving, identify potential solutions, and evaluate them against component and sub-system requirements.
Conduct and design research and studies to support advanced product design.
Translate user needs to design inputs/specifications and produce advanced component and sub-system level designs.
Design and implement high performance distributed embedded applications in C/C++ for Linux/VxWorks related to robotics arm control
Own the design, implementation, and testing of software modules, and perform associated software development tasks (configuration management, issue/bug tracking, and risk management)
Lead code reviews for systems applying design principals, coding standards and best practices
·Generate and review the necessary documents to support the project.
Work directly with Technical Leadership on breaking down work, scheduling, risks, and project updates
Work cooperatively with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success as a leader on the team.
Identify and support the creation of or improvements to procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology.
Support and execute segments of complex product development to advance projects through the design /development/launch process.
Contribute to product development from concept through release.
Deliver high quality results with passion, energy and drive to meet business priorities.
What You Will Need:
Bachelor's in Computer Engineering/Computer Science or related discipline
8+ years of experience in complex distributed and high-performance C++ software design and development, preferably in a real-time environment
Strong object-oriented design and development experience
Detail oriented with strong English written and verbal communication skills
Knowledgeable of tools for static/dynamic analysis, memory management, code coverage and techniques for analyzing software
Experience in unit and integration level testing, automated regressing testing
Experience in Software Development Life Cycle processes
Knowledge of Application Lifecycle Management /Traceability tools (e.g. JIRA)
Master's in Computer Engineering/Computer Science or related discipline
Network communications and protocols experience
Experience with advanced control systems of robotic or haptic devices
Experience in robotic modeling including kinematics and dynamics
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK