Find Jobs
Staff Software Systems Engineer
Little Canada, Minnesota  |  Onsite
Contract Position
It appears that you have already applied to this job.
Applied on October 18, 2021
Job Id #50278 Posted September 1, 2021


  • Leading an active lifestyle is important to the many people we serve. In Electrophysiology and Heart Failure division, we’re advancing the treatment of heart and vascular disease through breakthrough medical technologies in electrophysiology and heart failure, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

Position Summary:

  • As Staff Software Systems Engineer, you will be a critical contributor in the development and deployment of software solutions to support our development programs and building compelling products within Electrophysiology Division.
  • You will be responsible for leading feature teams in the development of complex software applications which include signal processing, algorithms and visualization in a real-time environment. 
  • You will also be working with our emerging cloud and analytics programs. 
  • All this will happen in an environment which emphasizes a robust cybersecurity and patient privacy focus.
  • You will participate in all phases of the software lifecycle, including concept development, requirements, design, implementation, and testing.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead application feature definition activities working cross-functionally with Software Development, Systems Engineering, Human Factors, Clinical Engineering, and other stakeholders. 
  • Contribute to overall project success and define necessary activities to achieve desired business results.
  • Identify, quantify and resolve technical risks which may require cross functional collaboration to resolve complex system interactions
  • Manage System and subsystem requirements including definition, decomposition, analysis and traceability to ensure clear and unambiguous software requirements
  • Play a key role in the software/hardware integration. 
  • Collaborate with Systems Verification, Pre-Clinical engineering and other stakeholders to do root cause analysis and solution generation
  • Reviews software designs to ensure they implement the appropriate software behavior and requirements
  • Ensure that all activities conform to Quality and compliance requirements
  • As a team leader, mentor and guide other team members to facilitate completion of various project activities, from definition, identifying software functional requirements, implementation, code reviews, traceability and final release according to medical device development processes.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Computer, Electrical, Computer Systems, Systems, or Software), Computer Science, or related discipline
  • 10+ years of software engineering design and development or systems engineering experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with C++
  • Experience with creating and managing requirements and translating them into effective architectures and software design
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate to all levels of the organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering (Computer, Electrical, Computer Systems, or Software), Computer Science, or related discipline
  • Knowledge of 62304 and other standards applicable to Class II and Class III medical devices
  • Previous experience working in a regulated industry such as automotive, aerospace, healthcare, or defense
  • Well versed in draft FDA Cybersecurity Guidance and GDPR
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical leadership and mentorship
  • Experience with complex electromechanical systems including hardware, embedded firmware, disposables, and software
  • Academic GPA: 3.0 plus

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

Upload Your Resume

We accept .DOC, .DOCX, .PDF up to 10 MB.

We do not accept scanned documents, images, or resumes containing images and/or icons.

Password must contain:
  • minimum 10 characters

  • 1 uppercase letter

  • 1 lowercase letter

  • 1 numeric character

  • 1 special character (such as !, %, @, #)

  • Passwords match


What is your gender?

What is your ethnicity?

What is your Veteran / U.S. Military Status?

Do you identify with one or more of the classifications of protected veterans below?

If yes, please indicate by checking the appropriate box below

Do you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


You have saved your first job! To see all your Saved Jobs, click here. Or continue scrolling through jobs and bookmark openings that catch your eye and apply for those jobs later.

Return to Job Search

We’re sorry!

There are currently no open positions in your location or accepting applications from out of the country

Return to Home
Cookies help us improve your website experience.
By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies.