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Staff Software Engineer - Hardware-in-the-Loop

Company: Intuitive
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 16, 2022

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.Primary Function of Position:
The Core Technologies Engineering (CTE) group within Intuitive has an immediate opening in Sunnyvale, CA for a senior software engineer with a focus on automated hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) infrastructure. The HIL project will create the platform for a fleet of robotic fixtures integrated into our expansive automation to support hundreds of software engineers. This platform will provide software engineers with rapid automated feedback indicating if the software is safe and reliable to use for internal clinical labs. You will be on a small team responsible for building, deploying, and supporting our hardware-in-the-loop setups and full-system emulator.A successful candidate must excel in a high-energy focused team environment and must balance delivery of new features, supporting existing features, and tracking system changes. An excellent candidate can rapidly learn the large complex and continually evolving systems, through establishing working relationships with multiple engineers in multiple departments and direct experimentation with the existing system. A deep sense of shared responsibility and shared reward is required, as is the ability to make work fun and interesting. As part of the CTE team, immediate responsibilities include:Responsibilities:

  • Develop the infrastructure for a hardware-in-the-loop automation pipeline
  • Learn and explore the continuously evolving da Vinci system software and firmware.
  • Explore creative ways to convert semi-automated tests to fully automated tests.
  • A vigorous advocate for hardware "test-driven development" philosophy that educates developer on the productivity benefits of hardware-in-the-loop automated testing.
  • Continuously follow up with developers (i.e. our internal customers) to support feature requests, bug fixes, and system integration.Skill/Job Requirements:
    • 8+ years of relevant professional experience
    • Extensive experience understanding and debugging complex systems
    • Excellent knowledge of Software Engineering and Computer Science fundamentals
    • Experience using C++, Python, and Linux.
    • Experience with an automation pipeline such as Jenkins or Gitlab.
    • Experience with containerization such as Docker
    • Experience with debugging TCP/IP network connections and routing.
    • Experience with automating Git workflows
    • Proficient communication skills and the ability to collaborate with a diverse range of talented engineersDue 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 - DayTravel : NoTravel Requirements:No Shift:Shift 1 - Day

Keywords: Intuitive, Sunnyvale , Staff Software Engineer - Hardware-in-the-Loop, IT / Software / Systems , Sunnyvale, California

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