Senior Robotics Engineer

Goleta, CA
Full Time
Mid Level
ABOUT US
True Digital Surgery is a World Leader in Computer-Guided Microsurgery. We combine 3D visualization and guidance software applications focused on improving accuracy, efficiency and outcomes for surgeons and patients. Our medical imaging and guidance system employs advanced real-time 3D graphic capabilities and proprietary software that is sold to surgeons and hospitals all over the world.

SUMMARY
The Sr. Robotics Engineer designs, develops, and implements robotic control systems for medical applications in a C++, Windows, Python environment. Analyzes user requirements to create and improve the efficacy, efficiency, and reliability through software applications. Identifies and leverages technologies to align with business needs and increase team productivity. Acts as a lead and mentor to software and/or robotic team members during product development.

SALARY AND PAY TRANSPARENCY
Salary range for this position is between $130,000 and $170,000.  Base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, education, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role may also be eligible for bonus, equity, and all applicable company benefits.
The salary range and/or hourly pay rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job posting and may be modified in the future.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.
  • Write well-designed and testable code
  • Lead and conduct efficient and expedient research and development towards new or improving existing robotic arm subsystems to achieve business needs
  • Lead and conduct efficient and expedient research and development towards new or improving existing control system algorithms to improve performance and safety
  • Execute the full application development life-cycle
  • Lead product planning by determining feasibility, requirements, and by proposing solutions
  • Create and maintain software documentation including descriptions, flowcharts, architectural diagrams, and source code comments
  • Assist with developing software validation and quality assurance procedures
  • Continue professional development by keeping up with current development tools, programming techniques, and programming methodologies
  • Continue professional development by keeping up with current robotic technologies
  • Design, develop and modify software systems, using simulation techniques, scientific analysis, and/or mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.
  • Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Participate in robotic related patent research and applications
  • Work closely with the AI/ML and/or computer vision development teams

COMPETENCIES
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Intellectual:
Problem Solving- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses intuition and experience to complement data
Technical Skills- Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others

Interpersonal:
Team work- Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goal and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments to other team members

Self Management:
Quality- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality
Quantity- Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly

Education/Experience
Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in Robotics, Control Systems, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering from four-year college or university; may have M.S., or Ph.D. in related field. Must have eight to twelve years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here 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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color, distance and close vision.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Benefits:

We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and an extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment

To Apply:

To respond to this opportunity, please apply through this ad.

For more information about us, please visit www.truedigitalsurgery.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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