Software Engineer III
Company: Karl Storz Endoscopy
Posted on: November 11, 2019
KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG based in Tuttlingen, Germany, is a
family-owned, global company committed to benefiting humanity by
advancing medical technology through innovation and education.
For more than 70 years, KARL STORZ has been dedicated to earning
its international reputation as a leader that designs, engineers,
manufactures, and markets all its products with an emphasis on
visionary design, precision craftsmanship, and clinical
The Software Engineer III analyzes, designs, develops, debugs and
modifies software enhancements and/or new products used in the OR
environment. Develop design tools to support infrastructure,
technology platforms, including operating systems, compliers,
utilities, databases and networks. Determines hardware
compatibility and/or influences hardware design. The Software
Engineer III creates end-user requirements and
marketing/engineering specifications to build custom software
applications for streaming, encoding/decoding and audio/video
controls & integration solutions. The role will support product
development efforts across the organization and will function under
the auspices of FDA and internal regulations as an integral member
of the Engineering team.
Leads the team to Design, develop, modify, document and implement
scalable software applications utilizing SCRUM/Agile methodologies
leveraging Angular, NET , C#, Internet Information Services (IIS)
7.0 & above, MS Build, CSS, HTML, XML.
Guides & participates in the entire Software Development Life Cycle
including requirement gathering through testing and deployment of
the application in real-time scenarios.
Acts as a contact for projects and coordinate with external project
managers to help maintain the project plans.
Contributes to architecture, design and code reviews and provide
guidance and feedback to the team members.
Plans and performs unit testing and debugging; sets conditions
based on code specifications; participates in the testing process
through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification
Designs and implements improvements to the performance, usability,
scalability, and maintainability of software products.
Participates in SCRUM meetings.
Coordinates company compliance initiatives with Regulatory
personnel prior to product launch.
Leads the process of prototyping, testing and vendor research and
Works closely with Manager, Product Strategy to ensure efficiency,
quality and cost control throughout the design process.
Coordinates and supports software system installations and monitors
equipment functioning to ensure customer specifications are
Obtains and evaluate information to determine hardware
Analyzes user needs and software requirements to determine
feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
Train installation/assembly personnel in the appropriate
techniques/processes for working with new applications.
Adheres to document standards, coding standards and the development
Responsible in creating timelines and controlling documents for
production (Design History File).
Researches and evaluates new applications and technologies; attends
and participates in technology conventions.
Remain abreast of changes in industry standards and practices,
keeping management informed of changes that have potential impact
on development activities.
Performs other job-related duties or special projects as
5 years minimum relevant work experience
Degree in Computer Science or related field.Master Degree
Extensive knowledge of Angular, C# programming, .NET
Knowledge of ASP.NET
Strong design and development skills in GUI components in
High Proficiency and Experience in Software Application Design and
Development, Video/Audio Streaming, Integrated Operating Room
Design, EHR/EMR Interfacing, Medical Content Management
Experience with the product development life cycle. .Must have
experience with ownership of developing end-to-end products at the
box level and/or system level.
Understands how to translate product requirements into design
specifications to meet key product development objectives.
Skills in documenting and communicating system design
Experience with software development in a multi development team
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience in all phases of application development are
Ability to deploy projects in real time scenarios
Knowledge of audio/video, streaming, encoding/decoding
Knowledge of computer networks and network architecture
Knowledge of databases
Knowledge of media types, video formats, resolutions
Basic knowledge of system configurations and performance
Experience providing technical guidance in resolving complex issues
by using better methods, techniques and evaluation criteria.
Employee Benefits Program Overview for U.S. Locations
* Medical / Dental / Vision including a state of the art wellness
program and pet insurance, too!*
* 3 weeks vacation, 10 holidays plus paid sick time*
* 401K retirement savings plan providing a match of 60% of the
employee s first 6% contribution
* Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
* Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance
* Tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year
* Fitness reimbursement up to $200 annually
* Employee referral program of up to $2,000 per hire
* And much more!
*Field sales, internships and part-time employees are not eligible
except for where required by state law.
Non-employees, including temporary workers and consultants, are not
eligible to participate in KARL STORZ benefits program.
KARL STORZ reserves the right to change or modify the employee s
job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during
the employment relationship. Additionally, KARL STORZ, through its
supervisors, may require an employee to perform duties outside
their normal description within the sole discretion of the
supervisor. Employee must comply will all applicable KARL STORZ
policies and procedures.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability or protected veteran status. KARL STORZ is an Equal
Opportunity Employer supporting EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.
If, at any point in the application process (including hiring), a
candidate would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to a
disability or a religious need, please email us at
Taleo_Administrator@karlstorz.com and we'll be happy to engage in
an interactive process with you.
Notice to Employment Agencies
This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by KARL STORZ
s Human Resources team. Human Resources will reach out to our
preferred, contracted agency partners in the rare instance
additional talent options are required. Your respect for this
process is appreciated. KARL STORZ does not accept unsolicited
Agency resumes. Resumes received which were unsolicited by KARL
STORZ Human Resources department will be ineligible for referral
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