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(Senior) Software Engineer (m/f/d) Sports Medicine

Freiburg, Germany

Why engineering at Stryker?

At Stryker we are dedicated to improving lives, with a passion for researching and developing new medical device products. As an engineer at Stryker, you will be proud of the work that you will be doing, using cutting-edge technologies to make healthcare better. Here, you will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry-leading medical technology products. You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.

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Stryker's Sports Medicine business delivers a wide range of innovative sports medicine implants, instrumentation, resection, advanced software technology, and biologic solutions. Our focus is on minimally invasive and open approaches to the shoulder, knee, hip, and small joints. We deliver a comprehensive and innovative portfolio of products and business solutions to help our customers excel both clinically and operationally. Our goal is to restore someone's normal lifestyle after an injury, explained in our motto of "motion regained, life renewed".

Your key responsibilities

  • You will be working in an international project team, developing complex medical software that supports the preoperative planning of hip arthroscopies.
  • Your main responsibility is the maintenance and further development of our "Hip Map Software," which maps the entire process from the examination of medical image data to automated processing and translates it into 3D computer models that form the basis for the subsequent design
  • You will support software execution teams, including ownership of architectural and detailed design, development of core technology blocks and pushing the leading edge of technology in the operating room.
  • You act as a crucial interface between internal departments to identify the individual user needs of your stakeholders, derive specific requirements, and assess technical feasibility.
  • You significantly influence image processing for preoperative planning, as well as data handling and computer vision, actively contributing to advancing the future of arthroscopy.
  • You partner with surgeons, marketing and technical leadership to create the software for the next generation of minimally invasive tools for our surgeons and patients.

What are we looking for?

  • You have successfully completed your studies in the field of computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering or comparable.
  • You have several years of experience in software development with Windows Desktop Applications (Qt, C++).), ideally in a regulated environment.
  • You are experienced in all phases of the software development life cycle including requirements, design, implementation, debug, V&V.
  • Your excellent communication skills make it easy for you to communicate with different levels and establish and maintain long-term strategic partnerships.
  • Fluent English skills complete your profile.

Diversity is important to us. We welcome applications from people regardless of their ethnic, national or social origin, gender, disability, age or sexual identity.

Additional information

Thanks to our flexible working hours model, you will have the opportunity to work partially from the home office. A regular presence on site at our location in Freiburg should always be given to build sustainable relationships and maintain personal contact with colleagues as well as the departments.

Your application
We are looking forward to your online application including all relevant documents such as CV, transcript of results, and references. Please note to upload all attachments directly in our application procedure under the item "CV".

Please note that the internal job title may differ from the ad title.


In case you have further questions regarding the position, please feel free to directly reach out to Lisa Buch via + 49 7664 5074773.

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better.

The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics, and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 100 million patients annually.

More information is available at

Client-provided location(s): 79 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Job ID: Stryker_Combined-hog8h9eso0nS
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • On-site/Nearby Childcare
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Work-From-Home Stipend
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Company Outings
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • 401(K)
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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