• Systems Software Engineer III

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    Req No.
    Research & Development
    Regular Full-Time
  • Summary of Major Responsibilities

    The Systems Software Engineer III works with the Systems Development team to design, develop, and test software used in medical devices. Additional responsibilities include development of internal software tools used in R&D, service, or quality control.


    This role will focus on developing software that collects data from instruments for storage into a database, and on developing algorithms to process and display the collected data. The role will involve developing new software as well as maintaining and improving existing software, using the Microsoft technology stack including C#, WPF/UWP, .NET Framework, .NET Core, and SQL Server, through a software lifecycle process that closely follows IEC 62304 (Medical Device Software).

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle
    • Translate product requirements and quality system requirements into software specifications
    • Review and create software design control documents with team input
    • Contribute to the architecture of software driven systems
    • Document software designs and applications using generally accepted notation such as UML
    • Maintain and improve the performance of existing software
    • Review and debug complex software
    • Code software applications with associated unit tests
    • Develop and execute test plans at module/unit and system levels; Develop test plans to ensure that product requirements, quality system requirements, regulatory requirements, and design specifications have been met
    • Create internal software tools to enhance data analysis and data management productivity
    • Troubleshoot system issues and failures
    • Mentor junior engineers and interns to develop their skills; Facilitate training of junior engineers on current software and software development practices
    • Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Apply professional written and verbal communication skills
    • Work collaboratively in teams
    • Regular and reliable attendance
    • Ability to work normal schedule of Monday through Friday during normal business hours
    • Ability to work nights and/or weekends
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds for approximately 5% of a typical working time
    • Ability to work in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day
    • Ability to comply with any applicable personal protective equipment requirements
    • Ability to travel approximately 5% of working time


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related field
    • 3+ year of relevant industry experience
    • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship
    • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience following quality system/design control in medical device or related area, and a track record of contributions to successful software launches, from initial concept to customer release
    • Knowledge of the software lifecycle for a medical device
    • Experience in medical device development
    • Familiarity with software design patterns and their application
    • Understanding of SOLID principles


    We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.


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