Sr. Software Engineer - Robotic Controls


Position Summary

The Senior Software Engineer, Controls, position will be a part of the development team for next generation product and capabilities focused on robotic control system. The candidate should have demonstrated experience in the design and development of real-time software controls systems. Ideal candidates will include those who have designed and implemented real-time control software and communication interfaces for a medical robotics technology platform. This is a collaborative opportunity where the individual will work with other engineering disciplines, product management and clinicians.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Architect, design and implement industry leading software using software development best practices, including continuous software testing.
  • Key team player in driving designs through development phases to product release.
  • Model and simulate new design concepts.
  • Provide and maintain domain expertise of relevant software technologies and products.
  • Utilize state-of-the-art software tools and processes to advance business goals.
  • Generate software requirements documents, design specifications, and software test protocols.


    • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or other related technical area required
    • 7 years of experience in real-time software development is required
    • Strong C, C++ skills required
    • Proven analytical skills with robotic control algorithm development, implementation, and debugging experience required
    • Demonstrated skills in Object-Oriented Design and Analysis, with the use of UML required
    • Experience with model-based development using MathWorks® toolchain such as, MATLAB®, Simulink®, and automatic code generation required
    • Experience with verification methodology such as HIL, and Simulink Test preferred
    • Experience with RTOS, such as QNX or WindRiver preferred
    • Experience with distributed control systems and fieldbus communication protocols preferred
    • Experience with multi-core software deployment preferred
    • Experience with hard real-time, high availability systems preferred
    • Experience developing medical devices within FDA, ISO, and IEC requirements and guidelines including risk analysis and quality assurance preferred
    • Strong communication skills preferred
    • Ability to travel up to 10% required


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