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Software Engineer - Surgical Robot Manufacturing

Company: Intuitive
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company 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.

Job Description

Primary Function of Position

The Core Technologies Engineering (CTE) group within Intuitive has an immediate opening in Sunnyvale, CA for a Staff Software engineer with a focus on infrastructure for hardware-in-the-loop automation. The system is a hybrid of physical hardware and virtual hardware created by our full-system emulator. This platform will provide software engineers with rapid automated feedback indicating if the software is safe and reliable to use for internal clinical labs. Our team will be responsible for both the hardware-in-the-loop infrastructure and the 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.


--- Design and develop the infrastructure needed to automate testing cycles of the physical hardware.
--- Learn and explore the continuously evolving da Vinci system software and firmware.
--- Explore creative ways to bridge the gap between physical da Vinci hardware and the virtual hardware.
--- A vigorous advocate for hardware "test first" that educates developer on the productivity benefits of building automated test in advance.
--- Continuously follow up with developers (i.e. our internal customers) to support feature requests, bug fixes, and system integration.


Skill/Job Requirements:

--- Minimum 5+ years of relevant professional experience
--- Extensive experience understanding and debugging complex systems
--- Excellent knowledge of Software Engineering and Computer Science fundamentals
--- Strong experience using Python
--- Experience with a CI/CD pipeline system such as Jenkins, Travis, Gitlab, etc.
--- Experience with Docker and Git
--- Some experience with Linux process management, signals, and interprocess communication is advantageous
--- Proficient communication skills and the ability to collaborate with a diverse range of talented engineers

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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 : Day

Travel : None

Travel Requirements:None Shift:Day

Keywords: Intuitive, Sunnyvale , Software Engineer - Surgical Robot Manufacturing, IT / Software / Systems , Sunnyvale, California

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