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Navigation Technical Lead Surgical Robotics

Medtronic
Boston, MA 02133
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Navigation Technical Lead Surgical Robotics

Location:

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Requisition #:

210003GU

Post Date:

Feb 15, 2021


**Careers that Change Lives**


At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. This exciting leadership position is responsible for the strategic planning and execution of the long-term evolution of navigation technologies that serve as key enabler for improved Robotic Assisted Surgery.You will work with the Medtronic surgical robotics team and other relevant teams to create future navigation capabilities to augment an already existing robotic surgical platform, from inception, to RD, and commercial launch.


**Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.**


In the Surgical Robotics (SR) business, part of Medtronics Medical Surgical Portfolio, we believe patients around the world deserve access to quality care and improved outcomes. We strive to expand global access to care and reduce variability through robotic and analytics solutions.


**A Day in the Life**


As the Navigation Tech Lead, you will be a RD leader of innovation developing navigation technologies to augment Medtronics Robotic Surgery Platform for improved surgery.


As the tech lead of navigation RD projects, you will lead a cross-functional team with members from Centers of Excellence (Systems, HW, SW), other teams and both internal and external experts. You will leverage your technical expertise on navigation technologies, and your management skills to influence cross-functional project teams for delivery of excellent results. You are expected to be able to identify promising navigation technologies, reduce key technical risks, and guide the development from research prototype to commercialization.


If needed, you will represent RD function, as the RD core team member, to work with the core team consisting of Marketing, Quality, Regulatory, Program management and Operation to make critical decision regarding projects execution and future product roadmap.


**Must Have**


+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience


_Preferred Technical Experience:_


+ Bachelors degree in a technical discipline and a minimum of 10 years experience in relevant work with 2 years ina regulated industry

+ Experience researching developing navigation technologies based on sensing, computer vision, and machine leaning

+ Experience of developing one or many of the following component technologies: 3D sensing, object


identification, object tracking, registration, sensor fusion, SLAM (bonus: in a surgical field with soft tissue)


+ Detailed understanding of critical performance criteria that help make algorithm and platform choice

+ Working knowledge of processing platform (FPGA, GPU, CPU, memory) that runs efficient algorithms for real-time operations

+ Understanding of medical imaging modalities such as pre-scan 3D CT/MRI for image-guided surgery

+ Agile SW development experience for quick iterations towards maturity

+ Understanding of robotics and real-time operating systems


_Preferred Project Leadership Experience_


+ A proven leader of innovation on multiple, multidisciplinary projects

+ Proven ability to translate high level program objectives into action plans for an RD team in order to meet short- and long-term goals and timelines

+ Excellent communication skills with the ability to educate, influence, and inspire others around a vision of excellence for a bright future

+ Well-developed collaboration skills with proven track record of interfacing between multiple groups and functions (RD, QA, marketing, regulatory, and external experts)

+ Patient centric mindset with a strong desire to improve clinical outcomes


**About Medtronic**


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.


We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.


**Physical Job Requirements**

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description 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. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)


**EEO**


It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees .
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Posted: 2021-02-18 Expires: 2021-04-26
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