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Software Offshore Liaison - Surgical Robotics

20000KSN Requisition #

Careers that Change Lives

You will join a team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers responsible for developing Medtronic’s Robotic Assisted Surgery platform through commercial launch and production scale-up.

Impact patient outcomes.  Come for a job, stay for a career

The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

SURGICAL INNOVATIONS set the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.

A Day in the Life

This position is in the Boston, MA Seaport District; as Software Project Manager - Offshore Liaison you will focus on managing a team of off-shore software engineers at the Medtronic Engineering and Innovation Center (MEIC), ensuring they are aligned with the on-shore team in Boston to keep both teams performing at a high level.

You will:

  • Work closely with the off-shore team to understand their skills, needs, and challenges
  • Work closely with the on-shore team to understand the software development goals and milestones
  • Build an understanding of the challenges and opportunities presented in both software development organizations.
  • Implement policies, meetings and plans to keep the times aligned and unblocked.
  • Dig into technical challenges to help both teams succeed.
  • Live in Boston, but travel to Hyderabad as needed.

Must haves: Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

Nice to haves:

  • Experience working with or at MEIC.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline and 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience leading small software development teams.
  • Experience working with geographically distributed software teams.
  • General understanding of software technology for logging, networking, controls, and user interfaces. 
  • General understanding of COTS/SOUP implications when using off the shelf operating systems, middleware, and networking protocols.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Understanding of risk management of embedded software ideally using SW FMEA techniques.
  • Understanding of multiprocessor medical devices.
  • Good C/C++ skills.
  • Good understanding of 62304 and regulated will defined SDLC.
  • Experience in FDA regulated software delivery.


Working Conditions: 

Standard Office setting in South Boston.  Some international travel is required.

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 above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position. 

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.


It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees .

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