Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
We are proud to be named the #5 World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Why engineering at Stryker?
At Stryker we are dedicated to improving lives, with a passion for researching and developing new medical device products. As an engineer at Stryker, you will be proud of the work that you will be doing, using cutting-edge technologies to make healthcare better. Here, you will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry-leading medical technology products. You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.
If you are a results-driven individual looking to make a difference in healthcare, consider why we may be right for you...
Stryker is a renowned medical device company known for exceptional quality, world-class innovation and industry leading growth. The culture at Stryker has been continuously evolving to provide employees with the best atmosphere for work and balance in professional and personal pursuits. Stryker has received many workplace awards including:
Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For
Glassdoor Best Places to Work and Highest Rated CEOs
LinkedIn Top Companies
Great Place to Work
Best Workplaces for Millennials
Best Workplaces for Diversity
Stryker Instruments has recently relocated to their new headquarters to further expand on investments in facility offerings for its workforce. The building is an incredible blend of architecture and functional design, integrating the business units to promote employee engagement and open the doors to innovation and collaboration. The complex is immersed with technology and best-in-class tools and office equipment.
Strategically located amongst a trio of metropolitan hubs, Stryker Instruments is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan which is approximately 40 minutes from Grand Rapids, 2 hours from Detroit, and 2.5 hours from Chicago.
Want to use your unique skillset and talent to transform lives? Join us as a Senior Software Engineer and help us advance operating room surgeries! You will work closely with technical and business leads from multiple areas representing a diverse and robust array of surgical instrumentation, such as imaging, visualization, navigation, robotics, and various powered smart instrumentation. You will have the opportunity to partner closely with a global engineering teams, multi-disciplined OR clinical teams and marketing as we collectively advance surgery and transform the lives of patients.
You will advise teams and conduct technical studies, which will improved products/product lines aligning to marketing, cost, time and regulatory requirements.
You will also perform a wide variety of technical work in planning and design of products and or components and in the development, application and approval of design modifications to increase product quality.
You will conduct or design prototyping and bench testing.
You will conduct problem solving, identify potential solutions, and evaluate them against component and sub-system requirements.
You will conduct research and studies to support product design.
You will translate design inputs to engineering specifications and produce component and sub-system level designs.
You will code development time/resource estimation to support projects.
You will design new components applying various design concepts.
You will generate and review the necessary documents with project teams (requirements, design, architecture, bugs, test).
You will demonstrate advanced understanding of customer needs and design inputs.
You will demonstrate proficiency with the product's intended use and clinical procedures.
You will learn how the financial models are constructed.
You will collaborate with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success.
You will work on complex problems, applying advanced experience and learnings.
What You Will Need
Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering/ Computer Science or related discipline
2+ years of work experience, preferably with C, C++ or similar in an embedded environment
Linux experience strongly preferred.
Experience with integrated development environments (IDE) for projects.
Experience with software tools for static/dynamic analysis, memory management, code coverage and techniques for analyzing software.
Integration and deployment processes experience using C/C++, Python, Linux, RTOS, VxWorks, Matlab, Shell Scripting, Assembly, dc/bldc, Communication Protocols (SPI, I2C, 1-wire, etc...).
Experience in creating estimates for code implementation time/resource for assigned tasks.
Experience in Software Development Life Cycle processes.
Experience using Application Lifecycle Management /Traceability tools.
Experience with regulatory and compliance standards applied to the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).
Understanding of the theory and methods of embedded software design and the ability to apply them under minimal supervision while demonstrating:
Proficiency in designing, developing, coding, testing, debugging and maintenance of embedded software
Ability to analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of the embedded system resources.
Ability to prototype and bench test designs.
Proficiency in writing device drivers from scratch or debugging/enhancing device drivers on an embedded processor.
Expertise in problem solving, root cause analysis, identify potential solutions, and evaluate them against requirements.
Proficiency in conducting research and studies to support product design.
What Stryker has to offer
A great atmosphere for learning and continuous development in technical competencies
Internal career flexibility to guide your career in the direction of your choosing
The best in technology and design equipment, software, and tools
Competitive pay, generous retirement matching, discretionary and performance bonuses
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK