Senior Software Engineer
Madison, WI  / Sunnyvale, CA  / Solon, OH 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

Give hope. Give health. Make your mark in the fight against cancer.

At Accuray, we make a direct and powerful impact on the lives of cancer patients every day - helping them live longer, better lives. But our commitment to innovation offers a truly unique opportunity: the chance to change the fight against cancer - helping to develop, introduce and support new treatment delivery systems and software that will give new hope and new health to cancer patients and cancer survivors around the world.

Accuray develops, manufactures and sells radiotherapy systems for alternative cancer treatments. Our radiation therapy for cancer makestreatment shorter, safer, personalized and more effective, ultimately enabling patients to live longer, better lives.

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement functionality in C++ and Python applications

  • Participate in daily and weekly agile stand-ups within the software engineering teams

  • Develop software requirements from system requirements

  • Translate requirements into designs and implementation

  • Participate in code reviews and design reviews

  • Help maintain development and build environments

  • Guide automated testing using various tools


a. Required

  • Bachelor's or Masters degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or an equivalent mixture of education, training and experience in a related field

  • Minimum of 5 years of development experience in C++

  • Must be able to work in an agile environment in close collaboration with others

  • Excellent communication skills that include:

  • Close collaboration with others

  • Hardware/firmware real-time interfaces

b. Preferred or Desired

  • Experience with non-web development

  • Experience with Linux variants

  • Interprocess communication

  • Multi-threaded design

  • State machine driven workflows

  • Relevant experience in an FDA guided, medical device environment

  • Experience working with project management tool JIRA

  • Experience setting up computers, installing operating systems, administration, simple networking

To qualify for this position, candidates must be able to furnish proof that they are authorized to work in the country they are applying on a permanent basis without sponsorship.

EEO Statement

At Accuray, our commitment to patient-first outcomes drives an inclusive and collaborative work environment where the best ideas rise to the top - and everyone works to push them further. We value diversity in both the professional and personal backgrounds of our employees, as this variety adds rich energy to every team, every project and every work day. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin - including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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