Senior Staff Engineer, Software Development - 27188BR - EN in Fort Lauderdale, FL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to apply your software engineering talent in an exciting domain that is changing the future of surgery? To join a company ranked #19 on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for? (

Do you want to work with “amazingly talented high achievers” who are “willing to go above and beyond with a smile on their face” to make the products that “change patients’ lives”? To build a rewarding career with an innovative company? Join us at Stryker!

As an application software engineer at Stryker, you will design, develop and maintain software for robotic-assisted surgery products. You will collaborate with peers in software engineering, software quality assurance, and project and product management to develop software that meets customer and system requirements. Following defined design practices and the use of sound software engineering principles, you will ensure that application software products are safe, robust, and user friendly.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide mentorship and technical guidance to more junior engineers

• Maintain and improve existing engineering methods and practices

• Work as part of a team using established procedures for Agile Software Development

• Independently design and implement complex concepts and maintain existing code in C++ and Qt

• Participate in software planning and estimating activities

• Identify root causes of issues and determine potential solutions

• Participate in verification and validation activities

Job Requirements

Master’s degree in Computer Science and seven years of industry experience in professional software development, or bachelor’s degree and additional years of experience.
Proven domain expertise in software modeling, analysis, and design.

Required Technical Competencies: Strong fundamentals in algorithms and data structures; object oriented design and analysis; software design, development and verification methodologies; C++ development; principles of computer architecture; use of software development tools such as compilers, interpreters, programming editors, debuggers, source code control, defect management.

Preferred Technical Competencies: Proficiency with Qt development; background in 3D graphics and geometry; Linux-based software development skills; experience of software development in a regulated industry.

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