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Senior Software Engineer New




Sunnyvale, United States

United States





Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

At Intuitive, we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. Our mission is our guiding force; our culture is the DNA that makes us unique.   

As a pioneer in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS), we have been expanding our innovations through technology to help make a difference in the world. For 25 years, human ingenuity has guided our journey to help solve some of healthcare’s complex challenges.  

We believe a great idea can come from anywhere—inclusion and mutual respect are vital to our culture. We value character grounded in integrity, a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and perse experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and strive to achieve their highest potential.   

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let’s help to advance the world of minimally invasive care. 

Primary Function of Position:

The successful candidate will excel working in a team of talented and dedicated SW developers to deploy new Imaging & Intelligence products and services enhancing Intuitive’s surgical robotic product lines. The experienced candidate is up-to-date with the latest frontend and backend web- and cloud technologies (REST, AWS, etc.), knows how to utilize and design for virtualization and has a high willingness to learn new programming languages and software technologies with the following practices:

  • Develop scalable solutions using full stack software practices (see qualifications below)
  • Solutions should be written as infrastructure as code (IaC) (i.e. docker containerized and provisioned)
  • Deploy/maintain dev, staging, prd environment through working with devops
  • Document, develop, test and release throughout the SW development life cycle at industry standards


  • Frontend
    • Vue.JS, Boostrap, webpack, Responsive screen design (desktop, mobile)
  • Backend
    • Django | RESTful framework | Bucket| Flask| web server (nginx)
    • Python, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, Go Lang
    • Content Delivery Networks (CDN, AWS Cloud Front)
    • Spunk
  • Database
    • MongoDB, MySQL, AWS RDS
  • Hosting – Cloud, AWS
    • Working knowledge with primarily AWS Services (ECS, ECR, EC2, RDS, S3, Lambda, Airflow)
    • Experience with cloud configuration (Terraform, Cloud Formation Template), data management and Cloud Security (AWS DMS, AWS CLI, AWS IAM, AWS VPC)
    • AWS Auto Scaling, AWS Gateway, ELB/ALB
  • Devops
    • Docker/Kubernetes
    • CI/ CD (Jenkins, CircleCI)
    • Git/GitHub/bitbucket
    • Linux AMI, Ubuntu
    • Automated testing, code coverage, metrics
    • Exception reporting (Slack integration, email)
    • Security vulnerability scanning tools / frameworks

Required Skills:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software, or a related degree, with minimum 5-8 years of experience is a must
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, Node.JS, Sails or comparable Framework is a must
  • Experience with Vue.JS+BootstrapVue or comparable front-end framework is a must
  • Knowledge of backend scripting languages and frameworks in a Linux environment is a must
  • Experience with DHFs and standards in a regulated industry (e.g. medical devices) is a plus
  • Experience with medical imaging technologies (e.g., CT, MRI) is a plus

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.


Shift : Shift 1 - Day

Travel : No

Travel Requirements: No Shift: Shift 1 - Day

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