Stryker Staff Software Design Engineer, Test Systems in Kalamazoo, 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.

Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and system requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.

Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

What you will do

As a Test Engineer, you will lead the design, development and implementation of test systems and test equipment for US and global service depots, to enable the repair of Stryker products around the world. You will be an SME in the electrical and software design of test systems. Our ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership qualities, serve as technical lead advisor, and partner with a cross-functional team.

Some of your other responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop user requirements

  • Create mechanical and electrical design for test systems

  • Architect, write and debug software for test systems

  • Perform test systems validation

  • Partner with external vendor on design and/or validation, as appropriate

  • Monitor and control progress of projects to ensure sound application of engineering principles are used and design intent is being followed

  • Coordinates with other units, vendors and senior leadership as needed to ensure specific cost, time and/or regulatory standards are met

  • Partner with appropriate other engineering disciplines like Product Engineering, RA, QA, AO, Operations Engineering, Advanced Sourcing, Service Operations Engineering, external vendors and International teams

What you need

  • B.S. in Electrical or Computer Engineering

  • 6 or more years of experience; Masters of Science with 5 years experience; PhD with 2 or more years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Demonstrated electrical design and software programming expertise (preferred experience with LabVIEW and/or .NET)

  • Expertise in product safety testing (e.g. IEC 60601)

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Demonstrated mechanical/electrical design and problem solving skills

  • Experience working in a regulated industry

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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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