Scientific Software Engineer – Medical Devices

  • Company:
    Varian Medical Systems
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 months ago
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**We’re driving toward the ultimate victory: a world without the fear of cancer.**

In this newly created role, You will be part of **the team** **QA Solutions** . We develop software products for automated quality assurance procedures of medical Linacs and patient treatments which are seamlessly integrated into the clinical workflow to fulfill customer needs.

Our department is responsible for design and implementation of innovative and reliable quality assurance procedures for the newest treatment methods to support our businesses for treatment planning and delivery systems including photon, proton and brachy therapy.

Varian offers a friendly, open and international working environment, continuous education, flexible work time management, competitive salaries and excellent fringe benefits. In this position as **software development engineer,** you will interact with product managers, engineering colleagues as well as directly with our customers.

**Specific Responsibilities**

+ Design, develop and verify new products for patient specific quality assurance of radiotherapy treatments including algorithms for image processing and analysis.

+ Become a domain expert in various dose calculation algorithms and optimization techniques.

+ Provide all necessary documentation related to this area of responsibility.

+ Interest in gathering domain knowledge in the areas of radiotherapy quality assurance and medical image processing.

**Desired Qualifications**

+ SW development engineer (M.Sc. level or equivalent)

+ Experience with Python (3+ years), *NIX environments (3+ years)

+ Comfortable with programming in C (professional experience not required, but preferred)

+ Numerical or scientific programming and visualization, preferably with Python; e.g., numpy, scipy, and matplotlib.

+ Proficiency with Git, Jenkins, Makefiles

+ Fluency in English language, written and verbal

+ Willingness to be flexible. As part of a small agile team, you may be asked to contribute to areas outside of your specialty.

+ Ability to travel up to 20%

**Following Qualifications are an asset**

+ Familiarity with GPU programming, CUDA programming language

+ Comfort with 3D coordinate handling and transformations, linear algebra

+ Experience developing data visualizations in modern web applications

+ Performance analysis/optimization

+ NoSQL database experience (e.g. CouchDB)

+ Comfort with heterogeneous environments (Windows, Linux)


_We’re unleashing the power of technology and human ingenuity to achieve new victories in the fight against cancer. Join us and have a global impact._

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**Together, we can beat cancer.**

Imagine a world without fear of cancer. We do, every day. Varian Medical Systems is the world’s leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating and managing cancer. For more than 70 years, we have developed, built, and delivered innovative cancer care technologies and solutions for our clinical partners around the globe to help them treat millions of patients each year. Taking an Intelligent Cancer Care approach, we are harnessing advanced

technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics to advance cancer treatment and expand access to care to help patients become survivors.

When you join Varian, you become part of a global network of innovative and inspired minds working together across the globe. We keep the patient and our clinical partners at the center of our thinking as we power new victories in cancer care. Because for cancer patients everywhere, their fight is our fight.