SW Co-op - Kettering University in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

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SW Co-op – Kettering University

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 SW Co-op located in Portage, Michigan.

Who we want:

Dedicated Achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations

User-focused creators. People who imagine with the user in mind, developing technology that helps change patients’ lives.

Collaborative partners.  People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data, and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

Motivated product launchers. Engineers 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 develop new ideas into reality.

What you will do:

As a SW Co-op, Will aid in the new product development process by identifying and recommending effective and efficient SW solutions for medical device applications.  This role will be a contributor to the software development process as part of medical devices that supports our computer assisted and robotic product lines. 

Primary Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and test software for:
    • “bare-metal” systems (no OS support) including low-level MCU/peripheral drivers, middleware, and embedded application development.
    • Control systems using a RTOS
    • Embedded Linux systems, including drivers, middleware, and application software
    • PC applications for interfacing with embedded devices
  • Occasionally debug hardware using oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and other hardware tools
  • May coordinate with vendors, engineers and/or other employees to resolve system issues.

What you need:

Minimum Qualifications (Required)

  • Pursuing a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering at Kettering University.

Preferred Qualification’s:

  • Elementary programming skills in C/C++/java or a similar language
  • Exposure to object-oriented design
  • Elementary knowledge of electric circuits (resistors, capacitors, inductors, diodes)
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, wrenches, hammer, etc.), power tools and test/inspection equipment.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

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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