Principal Systems Engineer - Global Cloud Environment in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

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Job Description

It's time to join Stryker!

We are a great place to work. Fortune, in association with Great Place to Work, named us among the World’s Best Workplaces. We ranked #10 out of the 25 companies on the list. This list highlights companies that have gone above and beyond to create a great workplace for employees all over the world. Fortune also named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States. This is the ninth consecutive year we have been on the list, and we ranked #11 out of 100!

We aspire to create a place where hard work, humility, honesty, a sense of service and humor are the talk we walk. We are a very diverse group with an amazing set of experiences from bio-tech and high-tech companies. If that doesn't pique your interest, we’ve got scientists, motorcycle racers, some serious sailors, biking enthusiasts, whiteboard artists, videographers, mountain climbers, parents, triathletes, dog owners, avid runners, skiers and snowboarders. And we're always looking for players for our "awful"-ly fun summer volleyball tournament.

We combine laughter with intensity and focus. We have fantastic office space in the amazing Redmond-Woodinville Valley (yes, free parking), down the street from “Washington Wine Country”. We pay competitively, and offer full benefits to our Team Members.   

We are a market leader in emergency medical care, creating lifesaving tools for lifesaving teams. For example, our LIFEPAK brand is widely known by medical professionals in both hospital and pre-hospital emergency care settings. We design and build complex systems such as multiparameter physiological monitors, automated defibrillators, and technologies to assist with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Our internet-based system for moving emergent medical data was helping improve patient care before “cloud” was a computing buzz word.  As a team, we thrive on helping emergency responders everywhere save lives and make healthcare better.

We are currently looking for a Principal Systems Engineer that will be responsible for developing system requirements for complex products, processes and/or business systems. Determine user needs, system specifications, architecture/interface descriptions, input/output processes and parameters for LIFENET cloud and application products. Conduct system risk assessment. Develop system risk mitigations and verify them for implementation and effectiveness. Coordinate design of subsystems and integration of total system. Conduct analysis of existing systems for determination of problem root cause and development of appropriate corrective action. Prepare plans for verification and/or validation of system design and reports on results.e. 

What You Will Do

  • You will oversee internal and external interface definition of Software applications.
  • You will lead software build plans across internal product components and multiple products.
  • You will coordinate and oversee software integration activities.
  • You will define and implement a strategy for development of emulators and simulators supporting integration and verification activities.
  • You will develop strategy for and oversee activities associated with cross-product system integration.
  • You will define user needs and system requirements.
  • You will identify, assess, and mitigate system risks.
  • You will develop architecture and interface descriptions.
  • You will write verification and/or validation plans and reports.
  • You will lead system integration efforts.
  • You will analyze system problems to determine root cause.
  • You will develop and implement corrective actions.

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in applicable discipline or equivalent experience
  • 12+ years of related experience

What We Prefer You Have

  • Excellent verbal and written documentation and communication skills
  • Extensive experience with product and system integration and verification activities
  • System engineering experience in a regulated industry
  • Technical knowledge of wireless communications and medical grade wireless networks
  • System engineering experience with medical software delivery targeting mobile platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to set team project objectives and lead the team to meet them
  • Personable, able to work proactively in an open team environment
  • Desire and passion to maintain awareness of new and emerging technologies for information exchange and delivery
  • Strong ability to positively influence individuals and groups
  • Time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Possess a strong commitment to company values
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams

Other Things To Consider

  • Fast-paced office environment involving significant use of standard office equipment
  • High level of interaction with internal team members and external development partners across development lifecycle
  • Mission-oriented and collaborative culture, energized by the knowledge that our products save lives every day
  • Class III medical device, heavily regulated environment
  • Occasional (<10%) domestic and international travel
  • Due to offshore development partners, requires occasional nonstandard work hours

Why Stryker?  “It’s the people.” That’s the answer you’ll hear most often when you ask our employees why they love working here. Come join our team in Redmond at Stryker!

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: 10%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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