Manager, Manufacturing Software Engineering
Company: Intuitive Surgical
Posted on: December 5, 2019
Job: Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: United
Requisition ID: 192753
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
The Automation, Equipment and Test (AET) Team is responsible for
making the robots that make the robots. We develop and maintain
equipment, fixtures, and tooling that optimize and streamline the
manufacturing process of instruments and accessories.
Primary Function of Position:
The manager in this position will lead a team of talented software
engineers tasked with enabling the manufacturing of new surgical
robotic instruments and accessories. This manager will have an
opportunity to lead by example and nurture a team of engineers,
owning the software infrastructure and tools to enable production.
The manager will foster mutual trust and respect from their team as
well as stakeholders. The position will require close collaboration
with product development teams, systems analysts, electrical
engineers, mechanical engineers, manufacturing engineers, and
quality engineers to define a coherent diagnostic strategies and
lead the team to develop software to implement the same.
Roles and Responsibilities:
This role requires but is not limited to:
--- Hands on development as well as management (30% hands-on/70%
--- Work with your engineers and/or product managers to maintain a
prioritized backlog and create short term and long term goals.
--- Guide and develop decisions on architecture and technical
--- Mentor and guide the professional and technical development of
your team members.
--- Lead a team of talented software engineers to ship code and
tackle hard engineering problems.
--- Help develop their careers and assign them to projects tailored
to their skill levels, personalities, work styles, and professional
--- Provide continuous feedback, address underperformance, and
recognize the individual strengths and contributions of your team
--- Hiring, developing and retaining top talent and being
responsible for the overall team.
--- Instill a spirit of continuous improvement in the teams code,
architecture, and processes.
--- Manage competing priorities.
--- Python (not an expert, but knowledge of/scripting with) ---
Previous experience leading/mentoring/managing small teams (3+) ---
Passionate about technologies and love
programming/development/architecture--- Exercises judgment in
selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining
results--- A track record for planning, executing and delivering on
projects--- Motivated to continually improve best practices---
Adaptable to dynamic requirements--- Enjoy the thrill of tackling
large complex problems--- Good communication and can drive to
resolution within constraints--- Excellent ability to communicate
complex concepts cross functionally--- Solid understand of
OOA/OOD/OOP/Design Patterns--- Demonstrated technical leadership---
Deep technical and architectural skills, so you can guide the team
and oversee the amazing work that they are doing.--- Experience and
passion for agile development methodologies, test-driven
development, continuous integration/continuous delivery, and
automated testing.--- Highly organized and demonstrated ability to
balance between building sustainable, high-impact projects and
shipping things quickly.--- Great people skills, especially when it
comes to influencing peers and people across teams.--- Exceptional
written and verbal communication skills.
--- C# / .Net--- Experience with SaaS--- Familiar with updated
software technologies --- Project planning and execution---
Experience developing robotic or electro-mechanical systems,
including control systems--- Strong analytical, time management,
interpersonal, listening and communication skills--- Experience in
medical device manufacturing or regulated engineering
environment--- Strong industry experience in architecture and
development of scalable production quality systems--- Fully
understand Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)--- Familiarity
with Statistical Analysis, Six Sigma, and/or Statistical Process
Control are pluses
--- Bachelors or Masters in Engineering (Software Engineering or
Computer Science preferred)--- 8+ years of software development
experience (higher degree can offset years of experience)
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.
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