Senior Software Project Engineer (m/w/d) - Munich area (Wessling)

  • Medtronic
  • Weßling, Germany
  • 29/11/2019
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Job Description

Senior Software Project Engineer (m/f/d) - based in Munich area (Wessling)


Careers that Change Lives


Become part of the next generation Robotic Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery platform and join a very innovative and dynamic team! Medtronic invests in the development of advanced mechatronics products and systems for Minimally Invasive Surgery. You will join a growing environment of highly professional and experienced engineers.


If you are a pioneer and would like to have a big impact into the new world of medicine – then let´s come together!

The Senior Software Project Engineer (m/w/d) - based in Munich area, Wessling - will focus on coordinating software activities and support designing and implementing medical device software for a surgical robotic system.


A Day in the Life

  • Coordinate software development activities with development teams in Germany & USA
  • Act as an interface to software project management in the USA
  • Support software development - using your experience in delivering embedded software including testing and debugging on robotic hardware in the lab as well as with external partners
  • Having an understanding of software development methodology to produce quality software as part of a team as well as using state-of-the-art tools, esp. tools for task/issue tracking, configuration management, and requirements management
  • Maintain an overview of current and future software development tasks and projects
  • Document your work according to internal guidelines, participate in design and code reviews

Must haves

  • Bachelor or preferably Master Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Already worked in software development teams with the ability to understand software development, software requirements, and work with system level definitions
  • Fluent in English – written and spoken. German at least on conversational level
  • We are looking for an open and positive personality with great communication skills
  • Independent and self-motivated – a self-starter with an autonomous working style
  • Skills in strategic thinking, problem solving attitude, good planning and time management
  • Ability to work in teams – we are looking for a team-player!


Nice to haves

  • Project management experience in a regulated software environment, preferably medical devices
  • Good understanding of IEC 62304 and regulated well-defined SDLC
  • Understanding of SW Architecture
  • Strong C++ 11 skills
  • Experience with Matlab/Simulink, Linux, real-time OS (QNX)
  • Experience in programming embedded multiprocessor software and network protocols
  • Know-how with software development to support data logging, network communication, software installation, and build and continuous integration
  • Good understanding of a variety of COTS/SOUP packages implementing network stacks, open source libraries and tools


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