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Medtronic Software Engineering Mgr - Surgical Robotics in Boston, Massachusetts

Careers that Change Lives

In this role, you will join a world class team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers responsible for further development and enhancement of the globally launched Robotic Assisted Surgery platform within the Surgical Operating unit:

Medtronic’s Surgical Operating Unit is one new, powerful operating unit bringing together the people and product portfolio of Surgical Robotics and Surgical Innovations. With the Medtronic Mission as our North Star, we will build on our legacy of proven surgical solutions and advance the promise of robotics and digital solutions for the benefit of the customers and patients we serve.

Make your impact by exploring a career with the world’s leading Medical Device company, striving “ to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life.” A Day in The Life

As a Software Manager working at Medtronic, you will be a leader contributing to the controls software functional area. This involves building and managing a highly engaged team of engineers to ensure that they are positioned for growth and success.

  • Lead a team of engineers that design and develop feedback control loop algorithms, and controls software for robotic manipulators and surgical instruments

  • Represent your team to the wider software organization

  • Partner with the greater R&D organization (quality, systems, etc.)

  • Build sustainable processes for product development

  • Drive best practices within your functional area

  • Remove barriers for the team

  • Participate in design reviews

  • Mentor and coach your team members

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 8 years of relevant experience.

Nice to Have

  • Applied controls and traditional robotics (rigid-linked manipulators) knowledge.

  • Mechanical engineering or mechanical system modeling/physics experience.

  • Experience managing full product development cycle for software, from concept through to release and maintenance.

  • Knowledge for how to manage teams in a large organization, especially at multiple locations and remotely.

  • Great communication skills: Strong ability to coordinate people and teams around unstructured challenges and moving project priorities.

  • Knowledge of software development workflow.Not necessarily a former developer but need to understand the process and expectations.

  • Experience building models with Simulink, especially real time control systems.

  • Knowledge of robotics, specifically medical robotics, or other capital equipment medical devices.

  • Knowledge of medical device development process: 60601, 13485, 62304.

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. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Benefits & Compensation

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage. This position is eligible for a short-term incentive called the Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP). Learn more about MIP and benefits here ( .

The provided base salary range is used nationally (except in certain CA locations). The rate offered is compliant with federal/local regulations and may vary by experience, certification/education, market conditions, location, etc.

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.

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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.