Software Build Engineer

Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Our client is looking for a LCM Software Engineer to be a part of an Agile team of software and product development professionals creating software for digital surgery products. You will build on our existing technologies and innovate new solutions for the production and maintenance of software products such as robotic assist medical devices.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Collaborate with software engineers, verification engineers, dev ops and quality professionals, to create and update the toolset responsible for the build of a wide range of software components and products (eg Visual Studio, Qt, Yocto).  
  • Create and update validation documentation and associated software used to verify software and subsystems used in the production and verification of software products. 
  • Follow defined plans and timescales to complete the processes leading to software releases.
  • Investigate issues reported by vendors pertaining to software libraries and develop mitigation plans accordingly.
  • Develop required documentation and associated quality records to support software releases.
  • Work closely with engineers in other disciplines (eg Test, Mfg, Service, Systems) to smoothly transition between software releases.
  • Develop written design descriptions and work instructions documenting Life Cycle Management processes.

  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree; A major in Computer Science, Systems Engineering or similar is preferred. 
  • A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated proficiency in programming languages such as; Microsoft C++/C# and associated development tools.
  • Experience with build tools such as; TeamCity, Perl, Python, Powerbuilder.
  • Proven experience with software development for complex high technology applications. 
  • Demonstrated adherence to regulated procedures for creating safety critical software including the technical design, unit test, and code review documentation. We use an Agile process based on AAMI TIR 45 guidance.  
  • It is helpful to have experience in the software deployment and update of approved medical products in the US.
  • Having strong capabilities with a common scripting language like PowerShell, bash, or Python is a large benefit .
  • Experience with Agile software development practices and tools such as Azure/Jira.
  • It is strongly preferred that you have experience working in a highly regulated environment, medical devices in particular 
  • This position may require up to 10% travel.

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