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Medtronic Senior Software Systems Engineer in Mounds View, Minnesota

Senior Software Systems Engineer


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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5 days ago

Senior Software Systems Engineer

Careers that Change Lives

The Medtronic Cardiac Ablation Solutions team is looking for a Senior Software Systems Engineer to join our SW/FW RD Organization to design and develop new software-based features and modifications to capital systems for the cardiac electrophysiology lab.

Areas of responsibilities may include requirement generation and review, application and test tool design, Agile product ownership or scrum master roles, test design, and software documentation. Candidates must be able to translate design inputs into software options, concepts, and user stories, write detailed software requirement specifications, and generate and review design documentation, interface specifications, test specifications and test reports in compliance with design control procedures used within the medical device industry.

Cardiac Ablation Solutions seeks candidates who will meet our customer expectations by striving without reserve for the greatest possible reliability and quality in our products, processes and systems by being accountable, having a voice, and taking action.

Day in the Life

  • Assist in leading software projects in an Agile environment as part of multi-site team. May serve in Scrum master and/or Product Owner roles for various workstreams, depending on project needs and team size.

  • Support the team in working efficiently and effectively; according to clear priorities, schedule, and goals; and delivers quality designs according to process.

  • Coordinate, write, proof, and finalize technical project documents as needed with limited supervision.

  • Design, test, and document software components and computing systems software to be integrated with mechanical and electrical systems.

  • Train on and apply the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the software development life cycle, following FDA regulations as well as IEC 62304 for medical device software.

  • Establish strong relationships with cross-functional engineering team members and be able to prioritize SW development and testing tasks for developers, considering cross-functional dependencies and goals.

  • Anticipate and mitigate risk points. Suggest and support decision-making tradeoffs between schedule, budget, and scope, while meeting safety and regulatory requirements.

  • Develop a broad understanding of the Medtronic Cardiac Ablation Solutions product lines.

  • Maintain an attitude of positive flexibility, sometimes performing assigned work outside the boundaries of a typical software systems engineering job description to meet overall team deadlines and milestones.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in engineering field with 4years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 2 years of relevant experience. Software, Computer Science, Electrical, or Biomedical Engineering preferred.

Nice to Have

  • Masters Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Business Administration (MBA).

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience with highly regulated and/or safety-critical systems is required; experience working in the medical device industry and understanding of regulations such as 21CFR Part 820 and ISO 13485, and ISO 62304 preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of software engineering tools and process: project tracking/scheduling, document management, static analysis, unit testing, requirements verification, issue/bug tracking, configuration management, integration/release testing, etc.

  • Solid understanding of structured product development: requirements-driven engineering, requirements documentation, rigorous verification, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), etc.

  • Experience with Microsoft suite of tools (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Experience with Agile Software Development Methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe).

  • Certification for Agile roles such as Scrum Master, Product Owner, Scrum Developer, etc.

  • Experience in ideation, development, and release of large electro-mechanical capital products with both embedded firmware and application software running on a Windows desktop.

  • Experience as a SW development engineer with growing knowledge/experience in a lead project role. Understanding of broad technical software design concepts such as object-oriented programming, common design patterns, and software testing.

  • Experience with common software development tools/platforms/languages (GIT, Azure DevOps/TFS, C#/.NET, WPF, C++, Embedded C++, etc).

  • Proven ability to work in a team environment with strong collaboration skills, engaging with technical and non-technical staff across multiple geographical RD sites, including significant remote/videoconference-based work.

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. Lets 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)

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.