Senior Software Engineer - Applications (Remote)
Madison, WI  / Sunnyvale, CA  / Solon, OH  / Pittsburgh, PA  / Chapel Hill, NC ...View All
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Posted 22 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


Software Engineer (Applications): Analyzes, designs, programs, debugs, and modifies software enhancements and/or new products used in local, networked, cloud-based or Internet-related computer programs. Code may be used in commercial or end-user applications, such as materials management, financial management, HRIS, mobile apps or desktop applications products. Using current programming language and technologies, writes code, completes programming, and performs testing and debugging of applications. Completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance. May interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications. Survey Tip: This job should be matched by companies that develop applications software. Companies that have both applications and systems software engineers and cannot identify them by function should match to Software Development Engineer (5101-5106).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development of middleware applications

  • Design and construct micro services to be utilized to provide treatment planning and analysis capabilities.

  • Directly impact the developmentand architecture of the software that creates, stores, and optimizes patient treatment plans.

  • Drive critical design and implementation decisions that affect the effective creation of software application in a complex environment.

  • Work closely with other team members to implement quality applications that meet or exceed our rigorous tests.

  • Participate in decisions affecting high-performance computation solutions to provide responsive and accurate solutions the meet clinical customer expectation.

  • Cross-pollinate the team with theory and practice of software development, object-oriented design, and computer languages.

  • Present concise designs through written and oral reviews.

  • Some travel (<10%) may be required.


a. Required

  • BS Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 10+ years professional experience in C++.

  • Experience in developing cloud-based applications.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

  • Experience with automated unit testing frameworks.

  • Experience with object-oriented analysis and design, and proper use of design patterns and anti-patterns.

  • Experience with client/server architecture.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

b. Preferred or Desired

  • Strong mathematics and/or physics background is a plus.

  • Experience with Medical Device or Regulated environment preferred.



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 Experience
10+ years
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