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Senior Systems Software Engineer

Company: Exact Sciences
Location: Madison
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Position Overview At Exact Sciences we are dedicated to eradicating cancer through early detection. The Senior Systems Software Engineer works with the Systems Development team to design, develop, and test software used in medical devices from concept to production. Additional responsibilities include the development of internal software tools and databases used in R&D, service, or quality control. Essential Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead and participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
  • Translate product requirements and quality system requirements into software specifications and assist in defining the product requirements.
  • Lead review and create software design control documents with team input.
  • Lead the architecture of software driven systems.
  • Document software designs and systems using generally accepted notation such as UML.
  • Maintain and improve the performance of existing software.
  • Review and debug highly complex software.
  • Code complex software applications with associated unit tests.
  • Develop test strategies and execute test plans at module/unit and system levels. Develop test plans to ensure that product requirements, quality system requirements, regulatory requirements, and design specifications have been met.
  • Champion best practices for design and implementation of secure software.
  • Communicate and disclose known and potential security vulnerabilities.
  • Create internal software tools to enhance data analysis and data management productivity.
  • Troubleshoot complex system issues and failures.
  • Provide technical leadership.
  • Mentor junior engineers and interns to develop their skills. Facilitate training of junior engineers on current software and software development practices.
  • Work with external vendors to verify and validate software and hardware platforms.
  • Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in software engineering or related field.
    • 6+ years of relevant industry experience.
    • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation. Preferred Qualifications
      • 8+ years of experience following quality system/design control in medical device or related area, and a track record of contributions to successful software launches, from initial concept to customer release.
      • Master's degree in engineering or related field
      • Knowledge of the software lifecycle for a medical device.
      • Experience in medical device development.
      • Experience implementing common design patterns.
      • Proficiency with Microsoft technologies. #LI-GV1 Salary Range: $105,000.00 - $168,000.00 The annual base salary shown is for this position located in US - WI - Madison on a full-time basis. In addition, this position is bonus eligible, and is eligible to receive company stock upon hire as well as annually. Benefits offered include a retirement savings plan, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage in accordance with the terms, conditions, and eligibility requirements of the applicable plans. If you require a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please email We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company's affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request. To view the Right to Work, E-Verify Employer, and Pay Transparency notices and Federal, Federal Contractor, and State employment law posters, refer to this link. These documents summarize important details of the law and provide key points that you have a right to know.

Keywords: Exact Sciences, Madison , Senior Systems Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Madison, Wisconsin

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