Vara - Medical Software Engineer

Merantix (Berlin, Deutschland) Vor 12 Tagen veröffentlicht

Medical Software Engineer


Full time - Berlin, Germany


You want to work on something with a purpose and make healthcare more safe and efficient? Do you have experience in the medical domain, in particular medical imaging? Are you looking for the chance to expand your skills and learn new languages and frameworks?


Vara is looking for a Medical Software Engineer. You will be working with our team of developers and machine learning engineers building Vara, a platform to securely read and report breast cancer screening exams.


What we do

At Vara, we aim to make high-quality diagnostic services accessible to and affordable for patients all around the world by helping radiologists detect breast cancer earlier and faster. Our product enables radiologists to reach superior diagnostic performance when spotting cancer. Our vision is that no one should lose their life to a curable disease.


Our team is made up of entrepreneurs, scientists, and engineers from top-tier companies and universities around the world. We’re based in Europe’s startup capital, Berlin, and are growing quickly!


Further information can be found on our website: [...] we provide

  • Work in healthcare: You get to work in an innovative, well-funded startup becoming part of the healthcare industry.
  • Startup: Don’t lose time due to politics, build things and have an impact instead.
  • Opportunity for growth and mentoring: Develop your functional programming skills in a supportive environment. Our Clojure team currently consists of four experienced Clojure developers. We are active in the local Clojure community and are happy to mentor you.


Your Qualifications

We define ourselves by a culture of friendship and ownership. We’re looking for capable, driven, and thoughtful people to add to our vision.


Basic qualifications:

  • You have experience developing medical software, preferably imaging software based on the DICOM standard and related protocols, libraries (e.g. dcm4che, pydicom), and workflows.
  • You have knowledge of best practices and standards in the medical software industry.
  • You are self-driven and enjoy building things.
  • You have an attitude of craftsmanship.


The preferred qualifications are just that: preferred. None of us walked in with all of them. If a few of these points apply to you, we definitely want to talk!


Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with sound engineering practices: Git, code review, testing, continuous delivery and automation.
  • Experience developing applications with Java and the JVM.
  • Experience building and deploying web projects touching many aspects of the stack: Frontend, Backend, Database, setting up a Unix server, Docker.
  • Interest or experience with functional programming or (even better) Clojure. This is entirely a “nice to have” qualification - if you don’t have experience in this area, we are happy to help you learn!


What We Offer

  • We believe in personal ownership, flat hierarchies and direct communication, which means that we operate and learn fast - as a team.
  • We encourage a dynamic, results-oriented working environment: work from the office and/or balance your time working from home.
  • We are driven researchers, developers and entrepreneurs who believe in building transformative solutions our customers can't live without.
  • We encourage our employees to continuously develop their skills at conferences, workshops, seminars or through other methods.
  • We have regular off-site events and team dinners (when there isn’t a pandemic happening).
  • We’re part of the Merantix ecosystem, sharing the common vision of bringing artificial intelligence applications from the research environment into actual clinical/industry practice. This also allows us to tap into a huge network for resources and knowledge sharing.
  • We are an equal-opportunity employer and value broad diversity. We consider all applications equally, and can help with immigration.

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