Sr. Staff Software Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/25/2019

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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 #16 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? Peek at our culture and team here:

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

What will you do:

  • Provide architectural guidance for the application software development for robotic-arm assisted orthopedics surgery products.
  • Design and implement complex components and systems including architectural design, relevant design documentation, and test planning and execution.
  • Evaluate new standards and technologies, select software development libraries and tools, and procure and integrate third-party software products.
  • Work with developers, product managers, and application experts to ensure that application software satisfies all the requirements.
  • Be responsible for the compliance and implementation of software development processes (SDLC).


  • BS degree in Computer Science or related areas. Masters degree is preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in software application design and architecture
  • Proficiency in C++ programming language
  • Experience in Qt framework is preferred
  • Experience in model driven software development
  • Demonstrated ability to architect high quality software
  • Experience in medical device domain and FDA regulation is a plus

Required Technical Competencies:

  • 3D graphics and geometry experience or knowledge
  • Strong fundamentals in algorithms and data structures
  • object oriented design and analysis;
  • software design, development and verification methodologies;
  • principles of computer architecture, operating systems and computer networking; use of software development tools such as compliers, interpreters, programming editors, debuggers, source code control, defect management.

Preferred Technical Competencies: Proficiency with an interpreted language (such as Python); background in 3D graphics and geometry; Linux-based software development skills


Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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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