Synthes, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting
for a Principal Embedded Software
Engineer to be located in Salt Lake City, UT or Raynham, MA.
Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and
comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes
Companies will offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services
and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports
medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials.
Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, we are creating
one organization that will be agile and better equipped in today's evolving
health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop
innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in
greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.
Spine this represents an excellent opportunity for a candidate who is excited
by building transformational surgical capabilities within neuro-orthopedics,
working in a Cross- functional environment of leadership across the franchise
and the sector globally.
- This position holds accountability for our
critical enabling technology programs, and will work closely with our internal
R&D teams and with external development partners as well.
- This role represents the opportunity to shape
the R&D function and to help build critical new capabilities in Spine and
- Ultimately this technical leader is
responsible for projects from conception through final execution, partnering
with other core development teams to integrate enabling technologies across a
broad array of surgical and interventional spine solutions.
- He or she will design and implement project
strategies, be a leader with any outside co-developers, lead and execute
R&D projects and will report to the Group Manager of R&D for Spine.
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in
Engineering or related discipline along with 10 years of relevant experience or
an advanced Degree within Engineering or related discipline along with 8 years
of relevant experience is required to be considered for this role.
- Detailed knowledge of embedded software design
using ANSI-C from initial concept through commercial deployment is required.
- Strong understanding of image signal
processing, processing blocks, Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs), User Interfax
(UX) design, On-Screen Display (OSD) is preferred.
- Deep knowledge of device-to-device
communication protocols, HL7 brokers, DICOM imaging, PACS, NIOS II, Quartus,
Altera, Xilinx, Windows, Linux, JIRA, SVN, DisplayPort, DVI, HDMI, UART, I2C,
SPI, PCIe, Post Script Printer drivers, WiFi Networks, Bluetooth, Object
Oriented Programming, Agile Programming techniques, Python, XML, Shell scripts,
Makefile, remote device upgrades, MySQL,cCloud based computing architecture is
- Experience working within a regulated industry
- Deep knowledge of ANSI-C, including best
practices; when and how to use pointers, pros and cons of dynamic memory
allocation, pros and cons of static memory allocation, rigid verses flexible
type-casting is desirable
- Ability to explain (both written and verbal)
complex technical issues to quality engineers, marketers, and technical writers
- Knowledge developing Windows applications
using Visual Studio is preferred.
- Knowledge of designing and implementing White
Balance, Color Correction, Enhancement/Sharpening, Gamma, YCbCr conversion,
RGB, SMPTE, BT.709, Color Bars, Pixel Offset, Black Level Correction, Pixel
Reorder, Pixel Clock, Signal Timing, DDR2/DDR3 Memory Management, processing
blocks is preferred.
- Knowledge of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)
imaging through rigid or flexible endoscopes as well as illumination sources
such as halogen, xenon, and LED preferred.
- Experience within R&D delivering solutions
with complex system components and architecture is required.
- Working within a cross functional landscape,
following a product through the entire design cycle is required.
- Demonstrated experience in a start- up type
culture working in a fast pace, small nimble team environment is preferred
- This position is located in Salt Lake City, UT
or Raynham, MA and will require up to 30% travel domestic and internationally.
Willingness to work with cadavers and attend live surgeries is required
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)