Stryker (United States)

Kalamazoo, MI

Embedded Software Engineer - Medical Technology

Who We Are

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. We are currently seeking Staff Engineer, Software.

Who we want:

Dedicated Achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations

Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision

Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.

Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop new ideas into reality.

What you will do:

 As a Software Staff Engineer, you will develop software applications for use within the sterile processing department of a healthcare facility allowing them to deliver instruments and equipment to the OR while helping to build the competency of the SPD R&D team.  This role will be a key contributor to the software development process for a variety of embedded software and Linux based applications as well as support of legacy ladder logic/structured text applications.  This includes assisting with the architecture development of real-time and non-real-time software, owning the design, implementation, and testing of software modules, and performing associated software development tasks (requirements development, configuration management, issue/bug tracking, and risk management). The opportunity to collaborate is a key part of the role including with electrical (hardware) engineers on defining HW requirements, with other SW engineers on developing protocols for interfacing with multi-processor environments, the QA department on SW verification testing, and the project management team on breaking down work, scheduling, risks, and project updates.  Finally, as a member of the software community within Stryker, you will participate in the greater Stryker software community to continually improve the way we work.

What you need:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years of experience developing production software in a team environment using C, C++, Java, or a similar language

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing software applications
  • Understanding of software reliability, fault detection/isolation, and performance algorithm techniques
  • Understanding of “clean code”
  • Understanding of data structures and how that ties in with algorithm performance (big O)
  • Experience with git or SVN