Software Engineer

The Software Engineer will be responsible for designing and developing software in C++, and where needed to develop application code in C# in a .NET environment. In addition, and once the engineer has acquired a very good view on the entire software systems architecture, the engineer is expected to contribute to the evolving future software firmware architecture on an ongoing basis.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop software libraries in C++.
  • Develop application code in C# in a .NET/WPF environment.
  • Develop software within an Agile development framework.
  • Write and maintain technical documentation.
  • Understand and contribute to product requirements and new product concepts.
  • Contribute to architectural design of the platforms, products, systems and Cochlear software ecosystem.
  • Find solutions to difficult problems outside the standard solution, identify and recommend significant improvements to products.
  • Work within regulated medical environment.
  • Engage with the collaborative team culture, share ideas and experiences, and be open and available to suggestions from other members of the team.

 Key Requirements:

  • University degree in software or software engineering.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a full cycle commercial software development environment.
  • Highly experienced in C++.
  • Experience with C# and developing Windows desktop client applications.
  • Familiar with Agile development.
  • Ability to have a broad perspective on technical development.
  • Proven experience in handling requirements and design documents.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English.

About Cochlear

Cochlear is the global market leader in implantable hearing solutions for patients with a disabling hearing loss. Thanks to our expertise and dedication, more than 450,000 patients have stepped through the door of the hearing world. With the current low take up of hearing implants, the growth potential of the company is bright.
 
In Mechelen, we create innovative technology and platforms that are at the heart of Cochlear s growth. We serve our internal customers, who are Cochlear Implant, Acoustic and Bone Conduction, and help them to develop a range of hearing implants products at the forefront of technology.
 

Equal opportunities 

Cochlear is committed to providing equal opportunities to avoid unlawful discrimination on the grounds of race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, religion/belief or age.
In line with our corporate ethics and statutory obligations we strive to ensure that the work environment is free of harassment and bullying and that everyone is treated with dignity and respect - this is an important aspect of ensuring equal opportunities in employment.
 
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