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Engineering careers

Be a part of the team that's transforming innovative ideas into impactful solutions. We offer engineering positions full of exciting challenges to fuel your creative mind. From electrical engineering jobs to software development roles, we offer multiple opportunities for careers in engineering.

Build innovative solutions

Engineering jobs at Intuitive are building at the center of innovative technology and healthcare, creating tools that enable doctors to help patients around the world. The stakes couldn’t be higher, but our engineers match them with the depth of their expertise and the reach of their imagination. Whether our tools are in a test lab or on a computer, we are humble but tenacious inventors at work on sophisticated, complex technology.

Hardware engineering

Hardware engineer jobs at Intuitive involve designing and building highly complex robotic systems, endoscopes, instruments, and accessories for surgery. You’ll find us in labs around the world, with our hands on new tools and prototypes. With vision and creativity, we work collaboratively to create the best possible solutions to keep Intuitive on the leading edge of surgical robotics.

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Software engineering

Behind Intuitive’s physical robotic systems are complex and innovative software solutions. Collaborating with product development teams, software engineers are energized by the opportunity to propose new product solutions and take ownership of the work at hand, understanding the impact their systems can have on the lives of millions.

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Intuitive digital team members are collecting and streamlining data from Intuitive systems across the world, marrying those data streams with state-of-the-art cloud computing and leveraging machine learning and AI to educate and enable surgeons. All of this work is done with a deep understanding of how the decisions we make will affect a surgeon in the operating room.

Better together

Working collaboratively across teams to build holistic best-in-class solutions, the different types of engineers at Intuitive use a thoughtful data-driven approach to development and problem-solving, collecting feedback and working across functions to build and improve upon products that are shaping the future of healthcare.

Build what hasn’t yet been built. Prove what’s possible.

Sr Project Manager

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Principal Mechanical Design Engineer - Catheters

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Senior Software Engineer - C/C++ Code Quality

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Managing Staff Product Engineer

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Senior Software Engineer Digital Applications

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States

We Are Intuitive

You + Intuitive

As an engineer, every solution you find impacts how doctors treat patients around the world. At Intuitive, every employee works toward proving what's possible—to shape world-class products and solutions that improve the healthcare industry. 

Our culture defines us

Every one of us is mission-driven, patient-focused, and goal-orientated. At the same time, we bring our diverse perspectives together to be part of something truly outstanding, and to make a difference in the lives of millions.

Our culture

Who we are

Your well-being is paramount to us. If you have any questions, our recruiters are always here to help and give you all the information you’ll need.

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Benefits and perks

At Intuitive, we believe in supporting happy and healthy teams. The benefits and perks we offer reflect our commitment to your well-being, development, and future.

Our benefits

Life at Intuitive

Intuitive is shaped by innovation, collaboration, and inclusion—and we value each employee in driving patient value and company success. These core principles allow us to create life-changing solutions in medicine and technology. Working at Intuitive takes your career to new frontiers and boosts your competitive edge in the ever-changing healthcare sector. 

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We see challenges as opportunities to grow and achieve better results. Our teams take innovation to the next level by encouraging close collaboration between brilliant minds who share the same passion and goal. And we know that nurturing a future with less invasive and more effective care is made possible with people from different backgrounds—with unique perspectives and diverse skills. 

Accelerate your career at Intuitive. Find software, design, clinical development, and hardware engineering jobs near you in the United States and many other remote locations today.

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