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In this exciting role as a Senior Software Engineer you will apply technical expertise towards developing world-class solutions using software engineering tools to solve complex technical problems related to surgical navigation, robotics, and ablation products. As a more experienced engineer, you will prepare plans for your own work, participate in technical reviews, select the most promising concepts, implement advances in current state-of-the-art software technology, and identify opportunities for productivity and quality improvement.


You will work closely with other software development teams and cross-functional teams in an Agile environment (Scrum). You will ensure tests pass relative to design specifications, prepare formal documentation, and educate stakeholders regarding solutions. You will provide solutions that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity and work is performed under only general direction to determine technical objectives of assignments.


A Day in the Life


In this role you will:


  • Design, develop, test, and document complex software components, and applications related to surgical navigation, robotics, and ablation products using C++ and C#.
  • Lead requirements gathering, estimating, and planning efforts.
  • Interface with mechanical, electrical, systems, and test engineers as well as quality assurance and regulatory compliance teams.
  • Troubleshoot, debug, maintain, and support existing products.
  • Represent the company at industry trade shows and customer sites.
  • Participate and often recommend on-going professional development activities.
  • Identify and implement process improvements often of a complex nature.
  • Effectively contribute to development teams.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements


You will have a Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or similar Engineering Discipline and 4+ years of experience in development or an advanced degree and 2+ years.


Strongly Preferred


  • Proven expertise in C++
  • Proven expertise using C# and / or the .NET framework
  • Experience with other programming languages: Python, Go, Java.
  • Designing, developing, testing, and documenting software infrastructure systems and system components.
  • Experience in large-scale software design including OOA/OOD and design patterns.
  • Assisting with project timeline estimation and planning efforts
  • Experience using Git-based source control systems
  • Strong knowledge of modern software design, development, debug, and test practices.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Leadership and mentorship capabilities.
  • Ability to work in an Agile team environment.


Nice to Have


  • Experience with scripting languages: bash, Perl.
  • Familiarity with Git or other modern version control systems.
  • Experience with development on GNU/Linux platform.
  • Experience with modern, iterative software design processes and development practices (Scrum, Scaled Agile Framework, Test Driven Development).
  • Working knowledge of Continuous Integration tools, e.g. Teamcity
  • Software development experience in the medical industry or other regulated industry.
  • Project management skills, including planning, estimation, and requirements management.

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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