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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 engineers at Intuitive design and build 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.

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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 Mechanical Engineer

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Sr. System Test Engineer

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Failure Analysis Engineer

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Design Engineer (gn)

  • Emmendingen, Germany

Software Engineer - Manufacturing Surgical Robotics

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Sr Interaction Software Engineer

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States

We Are Intuitive

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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.

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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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