Software Engineer - Image processing R&D

Varian Medical Systems

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When you join Varian, you’re joining an organization with more than 6,500 team members across more than 30 countries. Bring your talent to a place where your work will help fight cancer. We develop and manufacture products and solutions that innovate, support and streamline cancer-fighting solutions worldwide. Our teams have a common drive to help others, and a passion for excellence.

Our R&D site located in Baden is Varian’s global center of excellence in imaging treatment. More than 220 employees, mostly engineers, computer scientists and physicists, develop key technologies for medical imaging and image processing in radiation oncology. To complete our Image Processing team, we are looking for a

Software Engineer - Image processing R&D

As part of the team, you will produce application software for radiation therapy treatment planning, particularly for the contouring of target volumes and anatomical structures, that adds value for clinicians by its high quality and usability.


Main Responsibility

  • Design and develop features of new contouring solutions for radiotherapy treatment planning, including user interface, view model, domain model and algorithmic level
  • Convert new scientific methods to prototypes and transfer them into productive software code
  • Provide technical support to external partners
  • Create design descriptions, requirements and test specifications for the developed solutions
  • Build up domain knowledge in the areas of radiation therapy


  • Degree in Computer Science or Biomedical Engineering, Master or Bachelor or equivalent
  • Experience in programming for commercial software products (at least 2 years for Master, 3 years for Bachelor), at least 2 years in the Microsoft environment (C#, .NET)
  • Experience with development for virtualization (VMWare, Citrix, Cloud solutions)
  • Proficiency in object oriented design, software design patterns (especially MVVM), domain driven design, unit testing (MSTest)
  • Fluence in English, written and verbal


You are communicative, focused and analytical. In addition, you can express your ideas and research in written form. You are used to working independently, open to discussing ideas and solutions with your colleagues. You thrive in an international work environment and in cultivating your contacts with partners in Europe and overseas.

You’re just one click away to become part of a global network of innovative and inspired minds! Apply now and join our mission to help save lives. Someone, somewhere, will be glad you did. APPLY HERE . Job Code 10654BR.

Varian Medical Systems
Jolanda Meier
Täfernstrasse 7
5405 Dättwil
T: 056 203 39 48