Engineering Co-op

Smith & Nephew - Andover, MA (30+ days ago)3.7


ABOUT US
Smith & Nephew supports healthcare professionals inmore than 100 countriesin their daily efforts to improve the lives of their patients. We do this by taking apioneering approachto the design of ouradvanced medical products and services, by securing wider access to our diverse technologies for more customers globally, and by enabling better outcomes for patients and healthcare systems.

We have leadership positions in:
  • Orthopaedics Reconstruction - joint replacement systems for knees, hips and shoulders
  • Advanced Wound Management - wound care treatment and prevention products used to treat hard-to-heal wounds
  • Sports Medicine - minimally invasive surgery of the joint
  • Trauma & Extremities - products that help repair broken bones
We have around15,000 employeesaround the world. Annual sales in 2016 were more than $4.6 billion. We are a constituent of the UK's FTSE100 and our shares aretraded on the London Stock Exchangeand throughAmerican Depository Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange(LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN)

SUMMARY
This position is part of the Sports Medicine division. The Sports Medicine Joint Repair franchise offers surgeons a broad array of instruments, technologies, and implants necessary to perform minimally invasive surgery of the joints, including the repair of soft tissue injuries and degenerative conditions of the knee, hip, and shoulder.

The applicant will create and modify software to improve the accuracy and efficiency of our testing processes. The Co-op needs take an active role in the development, improvement, and documentation of software.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

Student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or software engineering similar major
Experience creating and working with C++ programming, Assembly, microcontroller firmware
Understanding of circuit design
Experience documenting requirements and implementing software solutions to meet those requirements
Good communication skills. Ability to work well independently and in team
Good organization skills, attention to detail, and the capacity to manage one’s own schedule
WHAT YOU'LL DO

Create automated test stands for testing applications
Troubleshoot problems associated with current controller design