Senior Software Engineer - 3D Mapping - Newton, MA

    • Medtronic
  • Boston, MA
  • Posted 58 days ago | Updated 1 day ago


On Site
Full Time


Healthcare information technology
System integration testing
Mergers and acquisitions
2D computer graphics
Software architecture
3D rendering
Automated testing
Continuous Integration and Development
Continuous integration
Software development
Object-Oriented Programming
3D computer graphics
Operating systems
Network administration
Embedded Linux
Work ethic
Health care

Job Details

Careers that Change Lives

A career at Medtronic is like no other. We're committed to and driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life for millions of people worldwide!

Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. It's no accident - we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe it's the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions.

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*This position would sit onsite at our Newton, MA office (320 Nevada St # 401, Newton, MA 02460) with potential to work a hybrid schedule.

A Day in the Life
The Senior Software Engineer - 3D Mapping will be an integral member of the Mapping & Navigation Software Team working with the recently acquired Affera technology. This is a unique opportunity to join a pre-market, industry disrupting technology. The ideal candidate has extensive experience designing, developing, and testing real time high performance visualization applications, can take ownership of key software features while working collaboratively with other engineering teams, and is passionate about working on a product that will have a positive impact on the lives of millions.

Click here to learn more about the Affera product line and acquisition with Medtronic

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build interactive tools to manipulate data that are intuitive and easy to use
  • Work with a UI engineer/designer on usability to deliver a streamlined responsive 3D and 2D user interface.
  • Extend software architecture to interface with other Medtronic or external products, incorporating new user interface controls where necessary.
  • Research and implement 3D rendering techniques to support new features.
  • Understand physician needs and develop new innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Update automated testing systems and continuous integration systems where necessary as software team requirements evolve.
  • Attend and participate in pre-clinical in-vivo system evaluations
  • Participate in laboratory demonstrations for internal stakeholders and clinicians

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Extensive experience programming in Python, strong object oriented programming skills.
  • Extensive experience with 3D math and geometry skills.
  • Proficiency with development of software on Linux operating system.
  • Experience in C++
  • Experience writing OpenGL vertex and fragment shaders
  • Experience with serial communications, TCP/IP communications, ethernet network management, embedded Linux and containerization platforms
  • Ability to work in an agile development environment.
  • Strong work ethic and entrepreneurial drive.

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.

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. For Office Roles: 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. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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. Learn more about our benefits here.

MIP Eligible: This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) on page 6 here.
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