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Medtronic | Northridge, CA
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Job Description

Position Description

Develop safety critical software for medical devices which over 400,000 people depend on each day. Work with a world-class team to meet users' needs by developing innovative solutions and bringing them to market. Directly contribute to Medtronic's mission to Alleviate Pain, Restore Health, and Extend Life by being on the leading edge to bring closed-loop control to insulin-dependent diabetics across the world.

Position Responsibilities

- Develops solid designs with extensive use of common design constructs and patterns utilizing best practices
- Coaches others in design methods and review and assess their designs
- Collaborates and coordinates with external subcontractors
- Delivers high quality code for an entire software application or sub-system
- Writes and executes comprehensive unit and integration testing to meet quality expectations
- Selects appropriate tools to support code development
- Addresses defects and observations providing solutions that are maintainable, factor in a system wide perspective and do not introduce new defects
- Coaches more junior or off-shore engineers in design methods, coding, writing and executing unit and integration tests

Basic Qualifications


- BSEE/ BSCS/ BSCE with 2+ years combined internship, research and work experience in software engineering
- MSEE/ MSCS with 1+ year combined internship, research and work experience in software engineering

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Needs to be objective and relevant
- 1+ year developing applications in C
- Demonstrated experience with software verification

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

- MSEE, MSCS, or MS Biomedical Engineering
- 4+ years developing C applications
- Experience in development of medical device software or other regulated software
- Experience in developing software for infusion pumps
- Knowledge and appreciation of IEC 62304
- Experience with UML design and documentation
- Experience using DOORS, Surround, IAR Compiler
- Experience using the ThreadX operating system
- Experience working with ARM processors
- Experience working with BLE
- Deals constructively with mistakes and setbacks
- Strong decision making skills, carefully weighs the pros/cons and makes appropriate decisions based calculated risk assessment.
- Strong communication skills, clearly expresses ideas and concepts in writing and writes compelling documents that people can easily comprehend.
- Handles multiple demands and competing priorities to ensure achievement of goals.
- Basic ability to test, analyze and solve technical problems with moderate guidance

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.

- 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.

- Able to travel up to 10 % domestic and international

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.

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About Medtronic

Medtronic, Inc. (Medtronic) is a global player in medical technology. The Company operates in seven segments that manufacture and sell device-based medical therapies: Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management, Spinal, CardioVascular, Neuromodulation, Diabetes, Surgical Technologies and Physio-Control. Through these seven segments, the Company develops, manufactures and markets its medical devices in more than 120 countries. Its primary products include those for cardiac rhythm disorders, cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders, spinal conditions and musculoskeletal trauma, urological and digestive disorders, diabetes, and ear, nose and throat conditions. The primary markets for products are the United States, Western Europe and Japan. In July 2008, it acquired Restore Medical, Inc. In November 2008, Medtronic acquired CryoCath Technologies Inc. In February 2009, it acquired Ablation Frontiers, Inc. and Ventor Technologies Ltd. In April 2009, Medtronic acquired CoreValve, Inc. (Source: 10-K)