Senior Embedded Software Engineer

    • Medtronic
  • Fridley, MN
  • Posted 37 days ago | Updated 3 days ago


On Site
Full Time


Healthcare information technology
System security
Human factors and ergonomics
Project management
Medical devices
Computer hardware
Strategic planning
Microsoft Azure
Change data capture
System integration
Electrical engineering
Logic analyzer
Hardware/embedded software
Regulatory Compliance
Embedded systems
Embedded software
Software development
Product requirements
Product design
Continuous Integration and Development
Continuous integration
Health care

Job Details

Careers That Change Lives

A career at Medtronic is like no other. We're purposeful. We're committed. And we're driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for millions of people. Help us engineer the extraordinary!

Engineers create our market-leading portfolio of innovations. Join us to make a lasting impact. Help bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide. We reward you in the ways that matter most to you. We offer a wide range of benefits and rewards programs to recognize the important role you play in our Mission to transform healthcare. Learn more about Medtronic benefits and compensation at the bottom of this job description.

We are currently looking for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer to join our Neuromodulation Engineering Team onsite at our Rice Creek, Minnesota facility. Our vision is to become the undisputed world leader in neuromodulation, improving patient lives through innovative solutions. Our therapies span the care continuum; from early interventional procedures to implantable surgical technologies that relieve pain, restore function, and improve lives for our patients. We need your help to make this happen.

A Day in the Life

As a Senior Embedded Software Engineer, your role is pivotal in bringing innovative medical products to the market. Your primary focus is on enhancing the patient experience by developing a new generation of patient programmers, allowing patients to manage their neuromodulation therapies effectively, reliability and with ease. You'll be at the forefront of these developments, overseeing all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle. In this dynamic position you'll collaborate with a team of embedded software developers across the globe, fostering innovation and applying your technical expertise to drive impactful solutions.

Your daily tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Analyze requirements and collaborate with partners (Systems, Security, Human Factors, Electrical, Project Leadership) to understand business needs and improve patient experience.
  • Use your technical expertise to own design and development of embedded software modules through all Software Development Lifecycle activities: Planning, Requirements definition, Architecture and Detailed Design and Coding, Testing (unit and integration), Release and Maintenance
  • Plan and execute via agile-scrum development methodologies, leveraging DevOps/Continuous integration environments
  • Collaborate with a team of globally distributed embedded software developers (internal and external strategic partners) in designing, developing, and delivering embedded software modules
  • Develop high quality embedded software, compliant with Federal and International regulations (62304, 60601-1) as well as internal Quality System regulations for Class III Medical Devices
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and analyze product and system wide issues, maintaining and supporting existing embedded software systems
  • Design embedded software/hardware architecture to ensure hardware will meet systems and embedded software needs
  • Drive strategic planning, leading discussions on the future of embedded software development, evaluating emerging processes, tools and technologies that can enhance efficiency and quality.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your application and resume.

  • Bachelors degree in a technical discipline
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant software and embedded software experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant software and embedded software experience

Nice to Have

  • Programming Proficiency: Expert in C language programming for embedded systems
  • Real-Time Experience & Demonstrated skills implementing Real-time (RTOS) embedded software designs as well as the following concepts/techniques:
    • RTOS schedulability analysis (Azure RTOS/ThreadX-based real-time designs)
    • USB CDC and HID Interface
    • Security solutions (TLS 1.3, x509 certificates, encryption techniques, secure embedded software updates)
    • Driver development & driver portability
    • Embedded software development on an ARM v8m architecture including M33 specific features
    • Bluetooth & RF telemetry communication solutions
  • Hardware integration & Electrical skills: Experience in electrical board bring-up, including extensive experience with debugging tools such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and multimeters as well as familiarity with JTAG and UART to diagnose and resolve hardware-embedded software integration issues.
  • Regulatory compliance: Experience developing embedded embedded software through entirety of Software Development Lifecycle, compliant to Federal and International regulations (ex: 62304, 60601-1) in a highly regulated environment.
  • Systems thinking: able to deeply understand and analyze system/product requirements, and ability to effectively communicate and collaborate on product design tradeoffs with cross-functional teams
  • Agile & Devops: Experience planning and executing under Agile-Scrum development methodology as well as implementing and using Devops/continuous integration development environments.

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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