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Staff Linux Embedded Software Engineer

Company: Intuitive Surgical
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible. Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere-we strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves. 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. Patients first. Always. We design and build the world's best surgical robotic systems. Our surgical systems are deployed worldwide and help improve the lives of over 1 million people per year. Those people get back to their families and lives faster with less pain. Our Multiport Platform software team is expanding to meet the needs of next-gen flagship product development. We're looking for a high energy, talented, individual to contribute broadly to the Linux Operating System kernel, BSP and Hardware device driver software stack. It's important to emphasize that while you'll be designing custom kernel and hardware abstraction layers between the OS and application software, you are in your heart, an integrator. When the system doesn't function as expected, you see the Venn diagram and proactively seek solutions - pulling together intersecting people/groups as needed. To be successful, you must possess a strong sense of shared responsibility and shared reward - there are no passengers on this ship, only crew. Roles and Responsibilities: Design, develop and continuously enhance our customized Linux OS ecosystem You'll have ownership over areas such as build toolchain, kernel, root filesystem, bootloader, device drivers, and BSP for a wide variety of hardware boards. Collaborate with Hardware engineers to bring-up new, custom PCAs. Implement Security hardening features in our Operating System software. Bring up & integrate auxiliary peripherals such as touchscreens, wireless chargers, SSDs, USB devices, and FPGA firmware. Diagnose and resolve Linux-related issues pertaining to functionality, profiling, performance, and stability. Skill/Job Requirements: Approaches any challenge with an eager, willing, and can-do attitude. A natural communicator with high attention to detail Experience in building various Linux distros, toolchains and device drivers. Experience developing and maintaining Linux bootloaders such as u-boot or little kernel (LK). Expertise in C or C++ programming languages. Shell-script based development using bash and/or python. Experience with two or more of the following peripherals: UART, I2C, USB, SPI, CAN, GPIO, PCIe. Minimum, 10 years industry experience developing and supporting embedded systems. Minimum Bachelors or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related engineering discipline. Nice to Haves: Can understand and review board schematics. Experience packaging custom Linux distributions with Yocto. Familiarity with build scripts such as cmake or ninja. Experience with development on NVIDIA Jetson System-On-Module (SOM) Hardware Platforms. Past contribution to Open Source Linux projects. Experience with non-Linux embedded Operating Systems such as QNX. 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 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. Shift : Shift 1 - Day Travel : No

Keywords: Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale , Staff Linux Embedded Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Sunnyvale, California

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