Sr. Manager Embedded Software in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/8/2020

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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 currently rank #8 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.

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 multi-parameter 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 first responders everywhere save lives and make healthcare better.



What You Will Do

This is technical managerial position providing technical leadership, managerial oversight, administrative and technical leadership responsibility for our embedded software engineering team in the planning, designing, coordinating, monitoring and execution of new and current biomedical products. You will be responsible for software in high-level system designs, software requirements definition, integration of software deliverables, acceptance planning and reporting. Acts as the focal integrator for outsourced or contracted software deliverables on product development and sustaining projects.  You will manage a team of 5-10 exempt engineers.

  • You will lead an embedded software engineering team on major programs to develop new medical devices or accessories or modify existing devices or accessories.
  • You will manage team members including organizational planning, goal setting, and talent development.  You will support the recruitment, training and development of team members to achieve long-range growth objectives.
  • You will provide training, coaching, and guidance to direct staff to ensure expected results and commitments are met.
  • You will develop the appropriate skills and competencies in the team based on current and future technical and leadership requirements.
  • You will engage in high-level Software Architecture and concept definition.
  • You will be involved in vendor selection and management.
  • You will engage in definition and documentation of software requirements.
  • You will define and execute acceptance activities for outsource or contracted deliverables.
  • You will oversee multiple vendors’ activities simultaneously.
  • You will be releasing product software to our corporate PLM system.
  • You will manage all configurations and versions of product software.

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable discipline.
  • 15+ years highly applicable and relevant experience (preferably in a regulated environment).
  • Experience within embedded software design and development highly preferred.

What We Would Love You to Have (Preferred)

  • Experience in leading both local and remote teams.
  • Strong technical skills and commensurate leadership in the applicable discipline together with excellent interpersonal and administrative skills.
  • Experience working as part of an integrated, multidisciplinary engineering management team.
  • Knowledge of modern product development and project engineering principles, methods and practices.
  • Working knowledge of other related disciplines and manufacturing processes, planning, budgeting, staffing, controlling.
  • Excellent verbal and written documentation and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of project management principles and techniques.
  • Strong ability to influence individuals and groups.
  • Knowledge of good architectural design methodologies and patterns.
  • Time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to determine and meet project objectives.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in overseeing safety critical software (preferably for medical devices).
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of C and C++.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of software presentation layer technologies.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of software data management designs and implementations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software connectivity and interoperability.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to follow good software development processes.
  • Personable, able to work well in an open team environment and with outsource partners.

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: Regularly scheduled days

Travel Percentage: 0%

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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