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Software Engineer IV at Karl Storz Endoscopy

Posted in Other 26 days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Goleta, California





Job Description:

SUMMARY OF JOB FUNCTION WITHIN DEPARTMENT:

Advanced Senior level software development position. Acting in a lead role, responsible for software development, maintenance, unit verification, integration, and documentation. Exhibits a high level of software development mastery, technical direction, planning, and vision. Implements or oversees significant software modules, ensuring the established Quality Standard for documentation and software development is applied thoroughly and consistently.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Work as a member of an agile development team to develop embedded and application level software for medical devices
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Determine project feasibility & timeframe
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Assist with defining software requirements, based on marketing collaboration
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Direct interface with Project Management
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Direct interface with Product Management
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Design, code, and test software. Software development (includes new projects and maintenance projects) to be done per the established Quality System.
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Create and maintain associated documentation.
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Assist the build engineer with software releases
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Support Product Management as needed for market acceptance testing
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Report software development status to Project Management
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Work primarily in a lead capacity
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Provide technical direction and/or mentoring of less-experienced software engineers
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Identify and promote best practices for software development
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Forges strong relationships across departments and to other companies.
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Stays abreast of new technologies and developments in the embedded software engineering field
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Directly support 3rd party development, including requirements, timeline of deliverables, debugging, integration and performance analysis.
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Leads by example.
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Insists on highest quality in own work and that of others
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Needs little or no supervision from Manager or Project Manager.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE REQUIRED:

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Medical product development experience desired

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Knowledge of medical device quality system regulations and standards (eg, U.S. FDA Quality System Regulation 21CFR Part 820, ISO13485, ISO9001)

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Proven experience in leading development of two or more commercial applications or technologies
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Experience with design documentation for software.
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Extensive knowledge of the Linux platform and tools (gcc, gdb, make, shell scripting, etc.) is required. Has proven experience with cross platform issues and is able to learn new platforms quickly.
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Experience working with RTOS, cross-compilers, and other technologies in embedded applications.
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Experience with microprocessor and embedded systems industry innovations and developments.
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Knowledge of Internet technologies, communication protocols, networking, network security, and related techniques is desired.
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Excellent knowledge of current software development best practices, object-oriented design, SOLID, event-driven architecture, multimedia processing, interface design, localization, portability, extensibility, and testability.
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In-depth knowledge of C/C++ and associated debugging techniques.
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Excellent communication skills. Has forged relationships with development personnel throughout the company
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Excellent project planning and estimating skills; drives projects and keeps them moving through daily obstacles; asks for additional assistance when appropriate.
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Self-motivated; works with minimal supervision.
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Enthusiastic about the company and about developing its high quality medical products.
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Strong software design skills.
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Writes clear, maintainable, well-documented, portable code.
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Recognizes problems and offers solutions. Helps the group adapt to changing conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Describe the specific physical requirements necessary to accomplish the essential job functions, i.e. ability to sit or stand for long periods of time, lifting requirements, audio/visual requirements etc.)

* This position requires occasional lifting of test equipment such as a PC, monitor, camera, etc. up to approximately 30 lbs.

* The employee will also need to work in front of a monitor for extended periods of time.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: (TYPICAL PATTERN OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE THAT WOULD PROVIDE THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS INDICATIVE OF SUCCESSFUL JOB PERFORMANCE.)

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BS/MS in Computer Science, Electrical Computer Engineering or related field with 8-10 years of experience in software developmentTRAINING REQUIREMENTS: (Safety, regulatory compliance, legal & job specific)

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Injury and Illness Prevention Program; annually - OSHA requirement
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Quality System training
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Job Specific - In house requirement

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None.

LEVEL OF SUPERVISION REQUIRED:

Work with Software Engineers, Software Architects, System Engineers, Project Managers, Product Managers, 3rd Party Vendors, Software Supervisor and/or Software Manager, and Service Personnel with some level of supervision.

INTERFACE: (Internal/External Customers)

* The Software Engineer will be required to work closely with both internal and external customers, including employees, other Storz organizations, vendors, and customers of Karl Storz

* It is each employee s obligation to consistently treat visitors, external customers and all co-workers with courtesy and respect

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About the Company:

As the largest privately held medical device company in the world, KARL STORZ has achieved global preeminence in endoscopes and medical imaging devices used in minimally invasive surgery. Based in beautiful Santa Barbara, CA, KARL STORZ Imaging is the center of the company s Product Development and Innovation, responsible for the creation and development of imaging systems, electromechanical devices and technologies.

BENEFITS
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Medical / Dental / Vision
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3 weeks-vacation plus sick days
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401K plus company match
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Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
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Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance
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Tuition reimbursement (Up to $5,250 per year)
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KARL STORZ University and other training and development programs.
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Fitness reimbursement up to $200 annually
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And much more

How to Apply:

For immediate consideration, click on the below link which will take you directly to our website to complete an on-line application. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation verifying your application has been received. https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp*org=KARLSTORZENDO&cws=1&rid=9707

KSEA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, KSEA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.