Principal Software Engineer - Full Stack

    • Medtronic
  • Lafayette, CO
  • Posted 22 days ago | Updated 22 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Software development methodology
IT management
Computer science
Project management
Requirements management
Medical devices
Cloud computing
Amazon Web Services
Amazon DynamoDB
Health care

Job Details

Careers that Change Lives
Medtronic is growing and seeks aPrincipal Software Engineer - Full Stack to help define and build the future of our image guided surgery and robotic portfolio of products.

You will be a great fit for this Principal Software Engineer role if;

  • want to use your technical skills to impact real people every day - Medtronic products are used worldwide to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life
  • want technical ownership over your work and enjoy being involved in the entire software lifecycle (concept to landing)
  • love working cross functionally with product owners, security experts, data scientists and more while building real products
  • have experience building and landing modern cloud-based software using React, Typescript, Python, AWS, Docker, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, etc.
  • value scalable, available, maintainable, testable, observable cloud software
  • execute independently and are comfortable mentoring others and providing technical leadership
  • are a strong communicator who is able to discuss technical topics with anyone from engineers through stakeholders
  • hold a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related engineering discipline and 7+ years of experience (or 5+ years and an advanced degree) building software
  • have project management skills, including planning, estimation, and requirements management.

Part of the Neuroscience portfolio, CST is comprised of four global businesses: Spine & Biologics, Enabling Technologies, and China Cranial, Spinal, Orthopedics & Technologies.

Spine & Biologics, offers procedural solutions for spine surgery, and bone grafting solutions for spinal fusion.

Enabling Technologies, delivers an innovative portfolio which include robotics, navigation, intra-operative imaging, advanced energy devices, cerebral spinal fluid management and critical care.

China Cranial, Spinal, Orthopedics & Technologies, provides solutions in spine surgery, neurosurgery, surgical synergies, biologics, and orthopedics.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in a technically related field required
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

Candidates must be in the USA either in CO or willing to relocate.

In addition we would be excited you (nice to have):

  • have a history of broad technical and non-technical impact on projects ranging from new product initiatives through evolving capabilities mature systems with a robust user base
  • have experience developing medical devices, working in regulated industries, or an interest in learning

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.

At Medtronic, most positions are posted on our career site for at least 3-7 days

Learn more about our benefits @

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Annual Salary and Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) on Page 6