Senior Software Engineer
Pittsburgh, PA  / Madison, WI  / Sunnyvale, CA 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description

Give hope. Give health. Make your mark in the fight against cancer.

At Accuray, we make a direct and powerful impact on the lives of cancer patients every day - helping them live longer, better lives. But our commitment to innovation offers a truly unique opportunity: the chance to change the fight against cancer - helping to develop, introduce and support new treatment delivery systems and software that will give new hope and new health to cancer patients and cancer survivors around the world.

Accuray develops, manufactures and sells radiotherapy systems for alternative cancer treatments. Our radiation therapy for cancer makestreatment shorter, safer, personalized and more effective, ultimately enabling patients to live longer, better lives.

Job Description


As aSeniorSoftware Engineer, you willparticipate inrequirements, design, development, and testing of software systems and their integration with other software and hardware subsystems of one of the most advanced medical devices in the market today. Our work makes a daily impact on the lives of many patients around the world. Our team makes sure that our products are well made and of high quality

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directly impact the developmentand architectureof thesoftwarethat creates patient treatmentplans

  • Drive critical design and implementation decisions that affect how a complex multi-million dollarmachine delivers radiation therapy to improve the lives of cancer patients

  • Work closely with other team members to implement quality applications that meet or exceed our rigorous tests

  • Participate in decisions affecting high-performance computing hardware, operating systems, languages, and libraries

  • Cross-pollinate the team with theory and practice of software development, object-oriented design, and computer languages

  • Present concise designs through written and oral reviews

  • Some travel (<10%) may be required

  • Analyze product marketing requirements.

  • Support application localization.

  • Report, fix and test defects.

  • Write requirements specifications, design documents and other technical documents.

  • Review User Manuals.

  • Provide planning and status information and perform to plan.



  • BS Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 15 years of experience doing product quality software development

  • Expertisein C++

  • Experience in developing desktop applications

  • Experience with automated unit testing frameworks

  • Experience with object-oriented analysis and design, and proper use of design patterns and anti-patterns

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be able to work in a team environment


  • Experience in developing web-based applications

  • Strong mathematics and/or physics background is a plus

  • Experience with Medical Device or Regulated environment preferred

To qualify for this position, candidates must be able to furnish proof that they are authorized to work in the country they are applying on a permanent basis without sponsorship.

EEO Statement

At Accuray, our commitment to patient-first outcomes drives an inclusive and collaborative work environment where the best ideas rise to the top - and everyone works to push them further. We value diversity in both the professional and personal backgrounds of our employees, as this variety adds rich energy to every team, every project and every work day. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin - including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
15+ years
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