Principal Software Engineer - Embedded Robotics

Job Description

Do you want to join us in helping to fight the world’s most threatening diseases and enabling access to care for more people around the world? At Siemens Healthineers, we pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare.  For everyone. Everywhere.

We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting? Then come and join our global team as Principal Software Engineer - Embedded Robotics to advance the field of interventional medicine with robotics through improvements to procedural control, precision, and workflow. 

Our global team: We are a team of 66,000 highly dedicated employees across more than 70 countries passionately pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in healthcare to help improve people’s lives around the world. As a leader in the industry, we aspire to create better outcomes and experiences for patients no matter where they live or what health issues they are facing. Our portfolio, spanning from in-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics to image-guided therapy and innovative cancer care, is crucial for clinical decision-making and treatment pathways.

 Our culture: We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, to improve people’s lives around the world.  We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success. Check our Careers Site at 

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Principal Software Engineer - Embedded Robotics, you will be responsible for:
  • Lead software development in next-generation product as a key technical contributor of software architecture and design activities
  • Lead, implement, and guide a consistent architecture vision by establishing best practices, design patterns, and by utilizing novel software technologies 
  • Responsible for thoroughly understanding system performance requirements, develop architectures and solutions, and provide rationale and performance demonstrations
  • Contribute to planning and leadership in software engineering activities including requirements capture, design reviews, and implementation
  • Author software requirements documents, design specifications, and software test protocols, to effectively describe software architecture, and software components as per SOPs
  • Defining scope of work and manage external partners in delivery of software components
  • Responsible for solving advanced technical problems 
  • Engage with cross-functional teams and quality teams to communicate architectural decisions and rationale
This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers
  • You should have demonstrated experience in driver and embedded software development for application in medical device, robotics, or instrumentation.
  • Ideal candidates will include those who have designed and implemented real-time software for a medical robotics technology platform, communication interfaces and imaging.
  • You have experience in partitioning and decomposing complex problems into solutions.
Required skills to have for the success of this role
  • BS or MS Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or other related technical area required
  • 10+ years of experience designing and developing complex software for medical devices, required
  • Strong knowledge of software architecture and interface design, including software as a part of high-reliability, high-availability HW/SW medical device systems required
  • Strong skills in C, C++, Object-Oriented Design and Analysis required, with the use of UML preferred
  • Strong skills in multi-threaded, soft or hard real-time software development preferred
  • Strong experience with RTOS, such as QNX, WindRiver, or Linux preferred
  • Experience with implementing communication protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, CAN, USB
  • Experience working in an Agile development with continuous integration solutions, such as Atlassian suite, CI/CD, Jenkins, and Git preferred
  • Proven experience in leading teams in complex projects with internal and external resources preferred
  • Strong communication and leadership skills preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 20% required 
At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

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Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Corindus, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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