Senior Software Engineer XR Applications

Sunnyvale, California

Posted in Manufacturing and Production
about 1 month ago

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Job Info

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 diverse 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. 

Company Description:

Intuitive designs and manufactures state-of-the-art computer- and robot-assisted systems for use in minimally invasive surgery. These systems are revolutionizing the way in which surgery is being done and offer a unique platform that is being used routinely at hospitals worldwide for exploring the potential of intelligent surgery. Joining Intuitive means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Primary Function of Position:

The Future Forward Research group within Intuitive has an immediate opening in Sunnyvale, CA for a senior software engineer with a focus on XR (AR, MR, VR) technology, contributing to the exploration and development of new system concepts for the current and next generation robotic surgery and digital platforms. This role is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative team within a dynamic and challenging problem-solving environment.

A successful candidate must excel in a high-energy focused team environment, must have excellent communication skills and must be able to balance independent production of results with the need to collaborate during planning, development, integration, and evaluation of research concepts and minimum viable products. The ability to learn rapidly, as well as to drive to creative—yet practical—solutions from rough requirements are essential in this position. The candidate will work closely with other members of the research group as well as with other business units within Intuitive. A strong sense of shared responsibility and shared reward is required, as is the ability to make work fun and interesting.

As part of the research team, immediate responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop, debug, and deploy next-generation XR apps in Unity, C# or similar environments.
  • Develop 3D applications for the latest XR devices such as HoloLens, Magic Leap, iOS, Oculus, Android.
  • Develop high-fidelity 3D content, UI, assets, and interaction methods for XR devices.
  • Develop new immersive reality features that contribute to the product roadmap.
  • Integrate XR apps with back-end systems, APIs and services.
  • Create documentation for the features being developed, the techniques that were tried and rejected or implemented.
  • Apply good software engineering practices to write elegant, robust, reliable, maintainable and reusable code.

Skill/Job Requirements:

In order to adequately perform the responsibilities of this position the individual must possess:

  • Minimum Education: BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Computer Graphics, Game Technology, Visualization Sciences, or a related field with a minimum of eight (8) years of professional experience in developing XR applications.
  • Rich experience in developing applications for head-mounted /hand-held XR devices such as – Oculus, HoloLens, iPhone or equivalent.
  • Excellent Object-Oriented programming skills and hands-on experience in C++, C# and Visual Studio.
  • Hands on experience with graphics, modelling and game development tools such as Unity, Unreal, Blender, Maya, OpenGL and DirectX.
  • Experience working with XR libraries such as ARKit, ARCore, AR Foundation, MRTK, WebXR, OpenCV, three.js and Vuforia.
  • Demonstrated a breadth of experience in developing rich UI/UX for XR applications.
  • Hands-on experience in developing machine vision, SLAM, tracking, registration and scene understanding algorithms.
  • Excellent programming skills with a solid understanding of software engineering techniques, methodologies and attention to detail.
  • Experience in early phases of product exploration and iteration based on incomplete requirements to shipping XR applications.
  • Self-starter with strong communication skills and able to work in a collaborative and results-oriented environment.
  • Able to view live and recorded surgical procedures.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% time.

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 : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Travel Requirements: Yes, 10 % of the Time Shift: Shift 1 - Day

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