Stryker Sr. Software Design Engineer in Portage, Michigan

Requisition ID 30711BR

Job Title Sr. Software Design Engineer

Group MedSurg and Neurotech

Division Medical

Business Function Research and Development

Country United States

State/Province MI

City Portage

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required Up to 10%

Shift 1st

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including orthopaedics, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology & spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries around the world.

In March 2016, Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) announced that for the sixth consecutive year has been named as one of the 2016 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking 21 out of 100.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

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Job Description / Information

Who we want

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

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.

Curious learners. Engineers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop software.

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

User-focused creators . Engineers who design with the user in mind, developing software that helps change patients’ lives.

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 an embedded software developer, you will get an opportunity to work within a fast-paced new product development environment on our next generation products. As part of this team, you will interface with cross functional team members both on a local and global scale. You will have input into projects as well as opportunities to see our product in action via customer visits and workshops.

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Develop embedded software code for medical devices in accordance with internal software development lifecycle requirements in compliance with FDA software development guidance

  • Responsible for the documentation within software code as well as in supporting documents

  • Provide software engineering support to legacy products

  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams in the software verification and validation testing

Minimum Qualifications

What you need

  • Bachelor's in ​Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Embedded Software Engineering or Computer Science

  • Requires a minimum of 2 years’ experience

  • Experience with object oriented code development

  • In-depth experience with 1 software language required: C or C++ Experience or education with 8, 16, or 32 bit microcontroller programming required

  • Experience or education with Controller Area Network (CAN) communication highly recommended

  • Highly developed ability to effectively troubleshoot software code

Other Things to Consider

  • Industry training is available to each team member on a yearly basis – whether conferences, online courses or onsite group training

  • Our team can take advantage of flexible work hours when needed –development activities do not need to always take place in the office

  • Relocation services offered

  • H1B transfers accepted

All 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