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Algorithm Engineering Software Co-op

Date:  Nov 23, 2022

Danvers, Massachusetts, US

Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, and offices in Baltimore, MD, Woburn, MA, Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 2,000 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.


Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery

Spring Co-op Program:  January 10, 2023 - June 23, 2023



The Impella catheter systems are minimally invasive, cardiac assist devices designed to:

  • Directly unload the left ventricle
  • Reduce myocardial workload and oxygen consumption
  • Increase cardiac output and coronary and end-organ perfusion


The candidate will be involved in both pump algorithm related software development and software test initiatives.  With defined requirements, the candidate will be responsible for designing, implementing, and testing software tools such as log analysis tools that will help engineers do their work more efficiently. Typical software development life cycle process will be used, and the output will be properly documented to comply with FDA quality system regulations.



The student will:

  • Design, implement and test of software tools
  • Assist in software algorithm design and development
  • Prepare software design documentation
  • Conduct software tests for product design improvements
  • Provide input into process development and improvement



Junior, Senior, or Grad student pursuing a degree in computer science, software engineering or computer engineering

  • Strong design, testing and analytical skills required
  • Proficient in C#.  Proficiency in ‘C’, ‘C++’, shell and python scripting a plus
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience in signal processing a plus
  • Self-motivated. Execute tasks in a timely manner without direct supervision
  • Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. We we will not be able to provide any sponsorship now or in the future.


Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law. Abiomed maintains a drug-free workplace.