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Medtronic Controls Verification Engineer II - Surgical Robotics in Boston, Massachusetts

Controls Verification Engineer II - Surgical Robotics


Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Post Date:

Jun 07, 2022

Careers that Change Lives

You will join a world class team of mechanical, electrical, and software engineers responsible for further development and enhancement of the globally launched Medtronics Robotic Assisted Surgery platform through commercial launch and production scale-up:

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

In the Surgical Robotics (SR) business, part of Medtronics Medical Surgical Portfolio, we believe patients around the world deserve access to quality care and improved outcomes. We strive to expand global access to care and reduce variability through robotic and analytics solutions.

A Day in the Life

Conduct software and product hardware-in-loop testing and create model and prototypes

Review teammates MATLAB/Simulink models and ensure that all software meets quality standards; prepare and participate in design reviews

Document or participate in the documentation of the software including verification test plans and reports

Leadthedefinition and implementation of different software testing techniques to increase test coverage in both automation and manual testing.

Understand the technical behavior of the system, architecture, software requirements with an aptitude to identify product defects in all phases of development.

Lead development of solutions that have significant improvements of processes and test development with aptitude for continue improvement.

Work with the Project Management Office tocoordinatedry runs and formal verification activities as required

Collaborate with technical engineering teams, mentor junior test engineers.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience

Nice to Have

Development of verification test methods to evaluate performance metrics of complex, electromechanical medical systems

Proficient use of modeling simulation software (MATLAB/Simulink strongly preferred)

Familiarity with multi-body kinematics and dynamics

Familiarity with position, velocity, and torque feedback controllers

Experience with real-time software on microprocessor-based systems and developing software in a Linux environment (Ubuntu preferred)

Medical product development experience including hands-on experience with medical/surgical devices/instruments; familiarity with medical device regulations including IEC 62304

Experience with a big company with matrix structures, having already worked with cross functional teams using Agile/Scrum/SAFemethodologies

Familiarity with scripting language, preferably Python for generation of automated tests.

Experience SDLC process and tools including JIRA, Git, JAMA,Bitbucket(Stash) and Bamboo

Ability to work with QA to ensure testing meets Quality and Regulatory needs.

Ability to manage, track and upgrade multiple hardware and software configurations.

Ability to work with Systems, Mechanical, Electrical and Software engineers when discovering, documenting, and resolving integration issues.

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.