Nevro (NYSE: NVRO) is a global medical device company headquartered in Redwood City, California. We are focused on providing innovative products that improve the quality of life of patients suffering from debilitating chronic pain.
We started with a simple mission to help more patients suffering from chronic pain. At each stage of development, our research was subject to the highest levels of scientific rigor, resulting in a new therapy that has impacted the lives of over 55,000 patients around the world.
Nevro has developed and commercialized the Senza spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system, an evidence-based, non-pharmacologic neuromodulation platform for the treatment of chronic pain. HF10 therapy has demonstrated the ability to reduce or eliminate opioids in ≥65% of patients across six peer-reviewed clinical studies. The Senza® System, Senza II™ System, and the Senza® Omnia™ System are the only SCS systems that deliver Nevro's proprietary HF10® therapy.
Job Summary & Responsibilities
The Software Development Engineer shall participate in research and product development activities ranging from product concept through transfer to manufacturing. This position will apply knowledge of engineering principles and practices for software development of implantable medical devices and accessories.
- Develops embedded and PC-based software, which interact with devices such as an implantable stimulator or wand. Development activities include definition of requirements, design and implementation, and verification and validation.
- Debug and analyze device issues and field returns.
- Develops software in a regulated environment in accordance with internal operating procedures and external standards and regulations. Conducts cross-functional reviews of the software development at appropriate times in the development cycle.
- Significantly self-directed. Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Proactively identifies areas of developmental risk and communicates these to management accordingly.
- Responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and directing a significant engineering development or a number of small projects with many complex features, utilizing internal and external resources.
- Guides the transition of advanced technologies into final products. Works closely with other product development team members to assure that their designs interface properly with other system components and to assure that the overall system meets its performance requirements.
- Assesses new technologies via reviews of the state of the art or by performing proof of concept work. The results of this assessment must be communicated to the software team or other members of the development organization.
- Contributes to the intellectual property base of the Company via active communication of new concepts to Management.
- Works in accordance with quality system procedures and actively enforces its objectives.
- Other duties as assigned
- B.S. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar degree.
- At least 4 years’ experience in software design for embedded systems is required.
Skills and Knowledge
- Knowledge of C and an understanding of embedded firmware are required.
- At least 4 years of experience in working in a high-reliability field such as automotive, aeronautical or medical is highly preferred.
- Hands-on experience with oscilloscopes, bus analyzers and logic analyzers is also required.
- Knowledge of Assembly, C++, C# and other relevant development languages is also desired.
- Hands on experience with ARM microcontrollers and wireless communication technology is preferred.
- It is preferred that this candidate has experience in implantable medical device development.
- Functional familiarity with the FDA Submission process, ISO Requirements and QSR requirements is also preferred.