Software Architect (Cloud) (Remote)
Madison, WI  / Sunnyvale, CA  / Solon, OH  / Pittsburgh, PA  / Chapel Hill, NC ...View All
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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


Accuray is looking for an experienced Software Architect with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to think strategically about business requirements, create technical definitions around customer objectives in complex situations, develop solution strategies, motivate, mobilize resources, and deliver results. This role requires experience in providing solutions utilizing cloud technologies and deployed both through a cloud provider and/or on premise.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Define software architecture solutions for applications used in a medical clinic setting.

  • Drive consistent design across applications and platforms through advocacy and mentoring in design discussions and design reviews

  • Work with systems, product, and development teams to convert the technical requirements of a project into the architecture and design that will guide the final product.

  • Responsible for bridging the gaps between complex business problems and solutions in the cloud and help define and maintain technology roadmaps.

  • Work with members of the technology team, including other architects, DevOps engineers and developers, to ensure that the solutionsmeet all customer and business needs and adheres to the technology roadmap.

  • Participate in testability and testing discussions on how to determine if product requirements have been met, and estimate scope of proposed design changes.


a. Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical field

  • 1-3 years of back-end development experience including a structured programming language.

  • 1-3 years of front-end development experience including React, Angular or another JS framework.

  • A firm grasp of RESTful API design and scalable web architecture.

  • Experience developing software applications in an Agile environment.

  • Prior experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure

b. Preferred or Desired

  • Demonstrated ability to migrate legacy solutions to cloud technologies.

  • Industry experience and knowledge of medical device and regulatory standards highly preferred.

  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering and development

  • 2+ years of experience in software architecture and design

  • 2+ years of experience in a team lead role



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
1 to 3 years
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