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Clinical Applications Software Engineer - Medical Imaging

Company: Vital Images, Inc.
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


Our award-winning Enterprise Imaging software solutions allow physicians to quickly, efficiently, and accurately access data and provide critical care to patients across the healthcare organization. We do this by providing scalable and robust services that connect our clinical applications with many different hospital systems.

Our product runs primarily on Windows and needs to scale from a single workstation to full enterprise spanning multiple datacenters. The data required to accomplish these tasks must be processed quickly, efficiently, and accurately so that care is not delayed.


The Clinical Applications Team is responsible for creating elegant, intuitive workflows that provide visualization and analysis tools used by medical personnel to efficiently determine accurate diagnoses and treatment plans for their patients. Our inputs are raw images from CT and MRI scanners. Our outputs are highly processed, interactive images rendered in two and three dimensions that highlight anatomical features, measure pathologies, and give doctors a deep understanding of large amounts of data. Our tools contribute to radiology, cardiology, medical research, surgical planning, 3D printing, and other domains and they are used to maximize the value of medical scans and improve communication.


We are looking for a Software Engineer with 3+ years of software development experience to solve complex technical and usability problems and who are is excited to learn. As a strong candidate, you will demonstrate an easy-going demeanor, grace under pressure, curiosity, sense of responsibility and eagerness to dive into problems.

Our Software Engineers are responsible for producing clean, fast, reliable code and for designing the complex sub-systems that make up the larger product. This Software Engineer should be able to work independently and will also provide guidance to junior developers.

Previous experience in healthcare-related fields (or other regulated industry) is beneficial, but a drive to work on something meaningful and to ensure scalable, reliable delivery of medical care is a must. A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design is crucial to succeed in this role.

Our Technology Stack:

  • C++, including modern C++; Visual Studio
  • Python
  • Windows and Linux
  • User interface development, using Qt
  • Data manipulation/filtering; image manipulation/analysis; math and geometry
  • Agile/Scrum software development environment


Vital offers a dynamic workplace, competitive compensation package, and room for learning and growth in our organization. This is an environment in which things move quickly and you'll have the opportunity to wear many hats. We have a casual dress code, offer flexible work hours and actively foster work-life balance, because anything else simply isn't sustainable.

We also have an excellent infrastructure for working from home including videoconferencing, web and mobile access to tools, remote access to our large virtual test environment, and a fast and secure network infrastructure. We enabled the vast majority of our workforce to quickly transition to remote work during the very early days of the #covid19 pandemic.

Our Minnetonka, MN office is located about 12 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis. Our office is near several walking paths and restaurants that are a quick drive away. From free healthy snacks to Friday massages, an on-site deli, game room, gaming clubs, community lounge area with big screen TV's and quiet fireside conversation areas to recharge the batteries, we strive to bring balance to the workplace. Our team at Vital loves what we do and has fun doing it together. We look forward to receiving an application from you!


At Vital, what we do matters. This is at the heart of every product we develop, every service we provide, and especially each member of our team. Vital is part of Canon Medical Systems, and together we lead the industry with the latest health imaging informatics solutions. We improve the quality of patient care by developing innovative products that enable the exchange, analysis and storage of clinical information across health care enterprises and communities. Our products handle millions of medical images and health records each day across the world. Vital Images experiences the best of both worlds with a dynamic and collaborative environment, casual culture, and agility of a mid-sized company, while having the support and resources of Canon.

We have product development teams in Minnesota, Ontario, Denmark, and The Netherlands. We value our team's innovation, enthusiasm, and dedication to help improve the lives of patients. Do you want to be part of a passionate team that believes what we do matters? If so, a career with Vital Images might be right for you!

Vital is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: Vital Images, Inc., Minnetonka , Clinical Applications Software Engineer - Medical Imaging, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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