R&D Software Application Engineer in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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 a R&D Software Application Engineer located in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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
  • User-focused creators. People who imagine with the user in mind, developing technology that helps change patients’ lives.
  • Collaborative partners.  People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data, and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
  • Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision
  • 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 R&D Software Application Engineer, you will develop GUI software applications for use by Orthopedic Surgeons to allow them to plan and perform their procedures.  This role will be a key contributor to the software development process for Linux-based applications as part of medical devices that supports our computer assisted and robotic product lines. 

Primary Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement software using C/C++, Qt, on a Linux OS
  • Support the development of real-time and non-real-time software; design, implement, and test software modules, and perform associated software development tasks (requirements development, configuration management, issue/bug tracking, and risk management)
  • Work directly with Technical Leadership on breaking down work, scheduling, risks, and project updates
  • Interact with customers to support requirements generation and validation
  • Work cross functionally with multiple technical experts and internal/external training to further develop your SW development skills and better understand the medical procedures in which your products will be used
  • Participate in the greater Stryker software community to continually improve the way we work

What you need-

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • 0-2+ years related experience (related hands-on experience strongly preferred)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of C, C++, Java, or a similar language
  • Experience developing GUI software

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 30%

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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