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Principal Software Engineer

Olympus Medical Systems

Olympus Medical Systems

Software Engineering
Westborough, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024


Workplace Flexibility: Field

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 Principal Software Engineer you will be a principal contributor responsible for designing, developing, and integrating software / hardware solutions and products related to Olympus’ System Integration digital platform in surgical and endoscopy areas. We are seeking a skilled and experienced Software Engineer with expertise in multiple technology stacks, preferably C++, C#, and DevOps tools, to join our team. You will 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

  • Design, develop and maintain software solutions adhering to Clean Architecture principles using variety of technology stacks, C#, and Azure Cloud.
  • Leverage your hardware knowledge to collaborate with hardware teams and develop software solutions that interface with hardware components or devices.
  • Write high-quality, secure, and maintainable code to deliver on agile user stories, ensuring that our platform is reliable and scalable.
  • Develop and maintain unit tests with high a high degree of code coverage, ensuring that our code in rigorously testing and optimized for performance.
  • Create clear and concise documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, and code comments that illustrate low low-level design according to Clean Architecture.
  • Mentor and guide more junior software developers and consultants, perform code reviews, to ensure overall architecture and code quality is maintained.
  • Maintain compliance with applicable policies and procedures for areas such as Quality, Security and Privacy, ensuring that our platform is security and compliant with industry standards.
  • Collaborate with other development teams and cross-functionally to gather requirements and translate them to technical solutions.
  • Interacts with product managers, project managers, management, other internal and external teams to communicate architecture, status, risks.
  • Develop and optimize Azure Cloud services and infrastructure with a focus on healthcare applications, ensuring compliance with FHIR standards and other relevant healthcare industry regulations
  • Create and maintains technical product requirements, designs and specifications.
  • Provide support to address problems during development and after product release.

Job Qualification


  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline, such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related; Masters Degree is preferred.
  • A college or advanced educational degree is not necessarily required for this position. We also value education achieved via work experience, coursework and training, and even self-guided learning.
  • A minimum of 10+ years in Software Engineering, with experience in multiple technology stacks.
  • Other Considerations (travel/hours availability, etc.): Occasional travel is required
  • Availability to work in the Westborough, MA.


  • 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.
  • Understanding of Entity Framework.
  • 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.

The anticipated base pay range for this full-time position working at this location is $131,345.00 - $183,883.00 / year, plus potential for annual bonus (subject to plan eligibility and other requirements). Olympus considers a variety of factors when determining actual compensation for this position including: level of experience, working location, and relevant education and certifications.

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.

Applicants with Disabilities: As a Federal Contractor, Olympus is committed to ensuring our hiring process is accessible to everyone. If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Olympus via email at OCAAccommodations@olympus.com. If your disability impairs your ability to email, you may call our HR Compliance Manager at 1-888-Olympus (1-888-659-6787).

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || Digital Product Development