Senior Software Engineer - Full Stack

Sunnyvale, California

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: 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.

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare’s hardest challenges and advance what is possible. 

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere—we strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture—our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world 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 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 advance the world of minimally invasive care. 

Primary Function of Position:

The successful candidate will excel working in a team of talented and dedicated SW developers to deploy new Imaging & Intelligence products and services enhancing Intuitive’s surgical robotic product lines. The experienced candidate is up-to-date with the latest frontend and backend web- and cloud technologies (REST, AWS, etc.), knows how to utilize and design for virtualization and has a high willingness to learn new programming languages and software technologies with the following practices:

  • Develop scalable solutions using full stack software practices (see qualifications below)
  • Solutions should be written as infrastructure as code (IaC) (i.e. docker containerized and provisioned)
  • Deploy/maintain dev, staging, prd environment through working with devops
  • Document, develop, test and release throughout the SW development life cycle at industry standards


  • Frontend
    • Vue.JS, Boostrap, webpack, Responsive screen design (desktop, mobile)
  • Backend
    • Django | RESTful framework | Bucket| Flask| web server (nginx)
    • Python, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, Go Lang
    • Content Delivery Networks (CDN, AWS Cloud Front)
    • Spunk
  • Database
    • MongoDB, MySQL, AWS RDS
  • Hosting – Cloud, AWS
    • Working knowledge with primarily AWS Services (ECS, ECR, EC2, RDS, S3, Lambda, Airflow)
    • Experience with cloud configuration (Terraform, Cloud Formation Template), data management and Cloud Security (AWS DMS, AWS CLI, AWS IAM, AWS VPC)
    • AWS Auto Scaling, AWS Gateway, ELB/ALB
  • Devops
    • Docker/Kubernetes
    • CI/ CD (Jenkins, CircleCI)
    • Git/GitHub/bitbucket
    • Linux AMI, Ubuntu
    • Automated testing, code coverage, metrics
    • Exception reporting (Slack integration, email)
    • Security vulnerability scanning tools / frameworks

Skill/Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software, or a related degree, with 5-8 YOE is a must
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, Node.JS, Sails or comparable Framework is a must
  • Experience with Vue.JS+BootstrapVue or comparable front-end framework is a must
  • Knowledge of backend scripting languages and frameworks in a Linux environment is a must
  • Experience with DHFs and standards in a regulated industry (e.g. medical devices) is a plus
  • Experience with medical imaging technologies (e.g., CT, MRI) is a plus

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19.  Details can vary by role. 

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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