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Varian is the world’s largest manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy. Our vision is a world without fear of cancer. To meet this challenge, we equip the world with new tools for fighting cancer.

At our R&D site in Dättwil, Switzerland, with more than 250 employees, mostly engineers, computer scientists and physicists we specialize in the development of imaging software and hardware as well as treatment management systems for radiation therapy cancer treatment

Software Development Engineer

You will be part of the SW development team for 'Image-Based QA Solutions'. We develop software products for automated quality assurance procedures of medical Linacs which are seamlessly integrated into the clinical workflow to fulfill customer needs.


Our department is responsible for design and implementation of innovative and reliable quality assurance procedures for the newest treatment methods to support our business for delivery systems including photon, proton and brachy therapy.

Varian offers a friendly, open and international working environment, continuous education, flexible work time management, competitive salaries and excellent fringe benefits. In this position as computer scientist, you interact with product managers, engineering colleagues as well as directly with our customers.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Design and develop new SW applications for quality assurance for radiotherapy systems
  • Implement algorithms for image processing and analysis
  • Provide all necessary documentation related to this area of responsibility


Desired Qualifications

  • Computer scientist (M.Sc. level), experience in commercial software development in relevant industries
  • Software development experience in C#, .NET.Experience in user interface development using e.g. WPF, MVVM, etc.
  • Experience in designing agile and expandable SW architectures
  • Capable of understanding and overviewing complex systems
  • Knowledge and interest in modern software testing and integration methods, e.g. OOP, TDD, CI, etc.
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with internal and external partners
  • Interest in gathering domain knowledge in the areas of radiotherapy quality assurance and medical image processing
  • Fluency in English language, written and verbal
  • Traveling expenditure: Up to 10%


You are analytical, communicative and focused. You work structured and have an eye for details. 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.


If you are an experienced IT Systems Administrator with a strong desire for a long term career that makes a difference to people’s lives then please research more about Varian Medical Systems; you will be impressed with what we do! Apply now and join our team. Job Code R-1020. APPLY HERE



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