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Staff Engineer, Software Development in Fort Lauderdale, FL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

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Job Description

The engineer will design, develop and maintain application software for robotic assisted surgery products.  Work closely with peers in software engineering, software quality assurance and project and product management to develop software that meets customer and system requirements.  Including identifying issue root causes and potential solutions.  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.

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 Tcl/Tk and C/C++
  • Participate in software planning and estimating activities
  • Identify root causes of issues and determine potential solutions
  • Participate in verification and validation activities

What you Need:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science and five 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, operating systems and computer networking; use of software development tools such as compilers, 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; experience of software development in a regulated industry.


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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