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Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017 5:58 PM


Ethicon Endo- Surgery, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Software Engineer - EndoMechanical, R&D, located in Cincinnati, OH.
The Ethicon Surgical Care business offers a broad range of products, platforms and technologies—including sutures, surgical staplers, clip appliers, trocars and synthetic mesh devices—that are used in a wide variety of minimally invasive and open surgical procedures. Specialties include support for treatment of colorectal and thoracic conditions, women’s health conditions, hernias, cancer and obesity. The Ethicon Surgical Care business combines products and services of two market-leading legacy companies, both with long histories of medical innovation. Ethicon, Inc. based in Somerville, New Jersey, was founded more than 80 years ago as a pioneer in suture development and manufacturing, helping to transform the safety and effectiveness of open surgery. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. was created 20 years ago in Cincinnati, Ohio, developing innovative devices that have driven the revolutionary shift from open to minimally invasive surgery that continues to lead the industry today.
This Software Engineer, R&D, will work with internal and external teams to develop advanced surgical stapling instruments.
  • This position will lead the definition, design, development, implementation, and integration of embedded software on surgical devices.
  • This individual must collaborate with internal and external customers, partners, and consultants to effectively communicate and deliver novel surgical instruments to market.

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science is required.
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in low level embedded software product design. 3 years’ experience in an FDA-regulated environment is required.
  • Experience designing, developing, and launching Class C software is required.
  • A firm understanding and participation in all phases of the IEC62304 Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) is required
    The following skills are key to success in this position:
  • Strong software architecture design and analysis skills, including an understanding of DFX principles.
  • Experience designing with ARM Architectures.
  • Experience with Object Oriented analysis and design.
  • Ability to develop Test Tools Software using Microsoft .NET.
  • Quality Test Engineering experience.
  • Experience with RTOS and Configurable Logic is preferred.
  • Candidate should be proficient in interpreting schematic diagrams and component data sheets to drive design.
  • Building prototypes, products, and systems for testing; along with setting up and running laboratory simulations.
  • Excellent collaboration and teaming skills to work with electrical and mechanical engineering to understand tradeoff of software vs. hardware implementations.
  • Experience translating high-level customer needs into technical options and analyzing the tradeoffs and business impact.
  • Conducting and/or participating in technical design reviews of requirements, specifications, designs, etc.
  • Strong understanding of design control; the ability to develop and execute design plans, design verification and validation.
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to define and co-develop complex electro-mechanical devices.

This position is based in Cincinnati, OH and may require up to 20% travel.

Primary Location
United States-Ohio-Cincinnati
Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc (6041)
Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)
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