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30 Nov 2023

Freelance Senior Software Development Engineer (ID – 5390)

MyNiceJob – Posted by mynicejob Anywhere

Job Description

 6 Years
 Bachelor’s degree
 Information Technology
 Consumer Electronics


Hybrid – This position offers a hybrid work schedule requiring you to be in the office 3 days a week and an option to work from home two days out of the week (unless a specific business need arises requiring in-office attendance on other days). Wednesdays are one of the required days for all staff to be in the office. Note that work schedules and office reporting requirements may change from time to time based on business needs.

Role Snapshot:

Optics Research Lab is collaborating with world class hospitals in the Boston area to turn cutting-edge medical research into usable, meaningful products. This Senior Software Engineer position will contribute to the design, implementation and verification of software for one or more of the projects we are bringing to market. It is a hands-on role that may include all aspects of device software development: firmware and software, algorithm development and optimization, image processing, and application development.

Key Responsibilities (“Do”):

• Design and build a flexible and maintainable GUI architecture for novel medical robotics devices.

• WxWidgets Front End screen layouts in XRC

• Software analysis, planning, design, implementation, and verification for the novel medical robotic devices. of novel medical robotics devices that consists of hardware control, a graphical user interface, and post processing of medical images.

• Create documentation adhering to quality procedures, and industry best practices under Design


• Create and execute unit and integration test plans.

• Contribute to software system level test plans.

• Work effectively in cross-functional teams consisting of Research, Engineering, QA/RA, and Marketing.

Results Expected (“Deliver”):

• Completion of software development applicable to medical imaging projects.

• Completion of software documentation including requirements, architecture design and


Other Expectations:

• Education Required: Minimum bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline.

• Experience Required: 5+ years of increasingly senior software engineering roles. Direct experience of software architecture design and development is preferred.

• Experience developing medical or other safety-critical products is required.

• Experience designing and managing complex systems and control systems of hardware.

• Strong understanding of modern programming languages. Proficiency in C++.

• Experience with design documentation, unit testing and computer systems validation preferred.

• Strong understanding of development platforms such as Visual Studio.

Must Have

  • Software Architecture and Design: Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing flexible and maintainable GUI architectures, especially for complex systems like medical robotics devices.
  • WxWidgets and XRC: Proficiency in WxWidgets for creating Front End screen layouts using XRC within the context of software development for medical devices.
  • Medical Device Development Experience: Direct experience in software analysis, planning, implementation, and verification for medical robotics or other safety-critical devices, including post-processing of medical images.
  • Unit and Integration Testing: Strong skills in creating and executing unit and integration test plans to ensure the reliability and functionality of software in medical device projects.
  • C++ Proficiency: A strong understanding and proficiency in modern programming languages, particularly C++ within the context of software development for medical devices.


Nice to Have

  • Experience with Medical Imaging Algorithms: Familiarity or direct experience in the development or optimization of algorithms related to medical imaging within software applications.
  • Systems Validation: Experience with computer systems validation processes and methodologies in the context of medical device development.
  • Deep Understanding of Regulatory Environment: Knowledge of FDA or other regulatory standards and their application in the development of medical devices.
  • Embedded Firmware Development: Experience in firmware development or working closely with embedded systems in the context of medical devices.
  • Machine Learning or AI Experience: Exposure to or involvement in machine learning or artificial intelligence applications within medical device software development.
  • Advanced GUI Development Skills: Proficiency in other GUI development frameworks or technologies beyond WxWidgets that could enhance user interface design for medical devices.

Job Categories: Information Technology. Job Types: Freelance. Job Tags: Cambridge and MA. Salaries: Open to discuss.


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