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Intuitive Surgical – Why Work For Us?

Surgery remains one of health care’s most effective means for treating disease.

At Intuitive Surgical, our goal is to harness the power of advanced technology to improve surgery and its outcomes – for surgeons and their patients. We’re passionate about creating new kinds of minimally invasive surgical systems and tools that give surgeons more precision, greater dexterity, extraordinary vision and a much more comfortable and intuitive way to perform life-saving  and life-enhancing procedures.

We know surgery can – and should – be less traumatic and invasive for patients. That’s why we research, create, problem-solve and deliver breakthroughs designed to help surgeons advance human health and well being. We believe in the power of hard work, ethical behavior and deep scientific rigor. It’s good practice and good business. We’re proud of what we have accomplished. But we’re not done. Far from it.

da Vinci Xi Surgical System

The da Vinci Xi Surgical System advances minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for patients like never before by offering revolutionary anatomical access, crystal clear 3D HD vision and a platform built for advanced technologies. With this addition, Intuitive Surgical can now offer a full range of da Vinci systems optimized for highly complex, multi-quadrant surgery to simpler, single-quadrant surgery.

The da Vinci Xi Surgical System provides a natural extension of the surgeon’s eyes and hands into the patient. As with all da Vinci Surgical Systems, the surgeon is always in control.

The da Vinci Xi Surgical System combines the functionality of a boom-mounted system with the flexibility of a mobile platform. This hybrid architecture enables placement of the surgical cart at any position around the patient while allowing four-quadrant anatomical access.  

Visualizing anatomy in highly-magnified 3D HD is a hallmark of performing surgery with the da Vinci Xi Surgical System. A new digital architecture provides the best surgical image ever developed by Intuitive Surgical. 

Take control of advanced and future technologies with the built-in expansion capabilities of the da Vinci Xi surgeon console. The system is designed to seamlessly integrate future innovations, such as advanced instrumentation, software upgrades, and other advancements into one dynamic platform.

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Through dedication, collaboration and innovation, our employees strive to create and support technology with the goal of improving patients' lives worldwide. This philosophy means we do everything we can to produce products that provide the best possible outcomes for patients. We firmly believe that by maintaining this focus success will continue to follow. Therefore, the success of Intuitive Surgical is due to its technology, its vision, its staff and foremost, its focus on patients first.

At Intuitive Surgical, you will be surrounded by smart, creative, and motivated people. We seek individuals who want their careers to align with their values and priorities. We see those who desire more than just a job and want to do something revolutionary with their talents. 



Benefits Philosophy

When you join Intuitive, you become part of a passionately committed team that is working hard to advance the frontiers of minimally invasive surgery. As a world-class innovator, our benefits are an important part of our Total Rewards Package. Intuitive Surgical invests in top-tier benefits that are competitive within our industry and well above national average.

In 2014, our health plan and our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) both ranked #1 in employer-provided value according to the Towers Watson High Tech BENVAL ® Survey of Employee Benefits – ahead of 17 selected companies renowned for their benefits, including Google, Facebook, Roche/Genentech, and Johnson & Johnson.

While the specifics of our offerings differ by country, our offerings are competitive, comprehensive and inclusive:

  • Shared Success. Simply put, we are a high-growth company where equity and ownership matter. Through competitive programs like our ESPP, corporate incentive bonus plan, patent bonus program and employee referral program, we all share in our mutual success.
  • Soar to New Heights. Reimbursement for classes and degree programs that enhance your skills and value (up to 50% of tuition up to $15,000 per calendar year).
  • Community Connections. Wellness initiatives, community volunteerism and giving, including the American Heart Association and American Red Cross, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) outreach, and more, so many ways to give, care and connect.
  • Time Off. A generous vacation and holiday schedule, paid new parent leave, vacation cash out, as well as sick time when you need it, are just a few of the ways we ensure our team has time to attend to all that matters in their lives.
  • Travel Worry-Free. Travel insurance and emergency assistance while traveling on company business, including between your residence and regular work site.

  


Intuitive Surgical’s annual “RoboNanza” event features scores of Silicon Valley high school students representing FIRST Robotics teams, who spend a day at the Sunnyvale campus enjoying friendly competition, recognition and hands-on engineering.

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    Great technical experience while designing a better future

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    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Intuitive Surgical full-time (more than 3 years)

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    The technical challenges range from generic to seriously innovative and there is plenty of opportunity to stretch oneself. Managers are generally respectable and helpful. All of this with the goal of easing some horrible ailment for mankind, what's not to love?

    Cons

    The compensation system is based on your title, length of tenure and what some contract firm tells them is fair for the industry. This is fine if the work you do is comparable to your years of experience but may be too coarse for those outside of the norm.

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Intuitive Surgical Interviews

Updated Nov 10, 2014
Updated Nov 10, 2014

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Intuitive Surgical.

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    The interview process is pretty straight forward. The one thing that they should work on is doing their internal interviews first and then external. The job I applied for was filled by an internal candidate. The interview process felt like a waste of time for me since they already had their sights set on someone they wanted to hire. They did offer for me to come back and interview for another position, but I didnt want to be a fill in for whatever requirement they had for interviewees.

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Intuitive Surgical Awards & Accolades

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Top 100 Most Innovative Companies, Forbes, 2014
Top 100 Most Innovative Companies, Forbes, 2013
Global Growth Company, World Economic Forum, 2014
100 Fastest Growing Companies, Fortune, 2009
100 Fastest Growing Companies (#9), Fortune, 2008
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Additional Info

Website www.intuitivesurgical.com
Headquarters Sunnyvale, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1995
Type Company - Public (ISRG)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq:ISRG), headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., is the global leader in robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgery. Intuitive Surgical develops, manufactures and markets the da Vinci® Surgical System.

Mission: Intuitive Surgical's mission is to provide the safest and least invasive option for surgery and we are working hard to make minimally invasive surgery the standard of... More

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