Staff Software Engineer - Connectivity / DICOM / HL7 in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/23/2019

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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 Staff/Sr. Staff Engineer to support the design and development of application software for Stryker’s ConnectedOR platform: https://www.stryker.com/us/en/communications/systems/-isuite-experience/connected-or-operating-system.html



Who We Want

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
User-focused creators. People who imagine with the user in mind, developing technology that helps change patients’ lives.
Motivated product launchers. People 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 be ready for what’s next.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.



What you will do:

  • Lead and drive the HIS connectivity modules within the ConnectedOR software ecosystem which manages data movement into and out of Health Information Systems over internal and hospital networks
  • Lead and drive the Device to Device (D2D) connectivity modules within the ConnectedOR software ecosystem which is responsible for handling communication between devices within the Operating Room
  • Author/Update use cases, software requirements specifications, software design documents, and test specifications for new/existing capabilities. Execute unit testing.
  • Determine and implement design approaches and parameters and conduct feasibility studies on new designs in an Agile SCRUM environment.
  • Analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental tests and evaluate the results.
  • Assist in evaluating vendor capability to support development.
  • Support patient data interoperability between the ConnectedOR platform and customer information systems. Work with Service personnel to troubleshoot DICOM and related patient data management issues occurring at customer sites.
  • Lead and drive the connectivity and security lab at Stryker Endoscopy
  • Finally, as a key member of the software community within Stryker, you will participate in the greater Stryker software community to continually improve the way we work and with mentoring/training other software engineers/interns


What you need:

  • 7+ years of hands-on engineering experience designing and developing complex software systems.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field of study.
  • Mastery of interoperability standards such as DICOM, HL7, FHIR standards
  • Deep understanding of common communication protocols (Physical, Network, Transport and Application layers)
  • Experience with Cybersecurity, Networking, IHE.
  • Expertise developing C# .NET Windows applications.
  • Expertise in object-oriented programming
  • Knowledge of compliance and data privacy frameworks like HIPAA, HiTRUST, GDPR
  • Analytical skills to breakdown complex issues by analyzing log files and system behaviors at customer sites to develop workarounds and to characterized potential feature enhancements.
  • Knowledge of formal software lifecycle processes necessary for software development in an FDA-regulated medical device development environment a strong plus.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 20%

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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