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Software Principal Engineer, Systems Architect

Olympus Medical Systems

Olympus Medical Systems

Software Engineering, IT
Westborough, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2023


Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.

Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View

We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

As R&D Software Architect, Principal Engineer you will be a senior/lead contributor responsible for designing, developing and integrating software / hardware solutions and products related to Olympus’ System Integration digital platform in surgical and endoscopy areas. You will be relied upon to provide technical leadership and solutions to the agile teams of internal developers and external consultants, understand long term product goals, legacy constraints, and Olympus technical culture. You will also be expected to be proficient individual contributor who can jump in and support project deliverables and find solutions to meet goals and schedules.

Job Duties

  • Software technical lead for several agile scrum teams to manage development, devops, integration and release of medical IT product
  • Architect of system solution involving integration of various software and hardware components
  • Individual contributor to software development efforts, as required
  • Provide and enforce guardrails for technical direction within projects
  • Provide guidance and mentors internal and consulting project resources
  • Interacts with product managers, project managers, management, other internal and external teams to communicate architecture, status, risks
  • Create and maintains technical product requirements, design and specifications
  • Provide support to address problems during development and after product release.

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelors degree in related discipline, such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related is required. Masters Degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 9 years in Software Engineering.
  • Strong background in object-oriented programming and strong understanding of using design patterns.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and fundamental knowledge of Microsoft technologies such as .NET Core, and .NET Framework.
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture (SOA) and development of containerized applications.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in development of various software components, including, but not limited to the flow of information between proprietary hardware interfaces via socket using standard and proprietary protocols.
  • Experience with API development using GRPC and HTTP/REST.
  • Experience as a software developer in one or more of the following core languages: .NET, C#, C++, JavaScript, TypeScript.
  • Front end experience with one or more SPA interfaces, such as Angular, React.
  • Experience using Visual Studio as a development environment.
  • Experience with SDLC, including source control, configuration management, continuous integration pipeline.
  • Understanding or experience with software security requirements and considerations. Understanding of Secure SDLC.
  • Occasional travel is required.
  • Availability to work in the Westborough, MA or Center Valley, PA lab as required.


  • Desired experience using healthcare interfaces such as HL7/DICOM/FIHR.
  • Desired experience in development of Software as a Medical Device and related design controls.
  • Experience in System Integration is a big plus.


Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations

We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at https://www.olympusamerica.com/careers/benefits-perks.

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.

Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.

Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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