(Scientific) software engineer

The internationally acclaimed radiotherapy institute MAASTRO CLINIC delivers cancer care in the Limburg region of the Netherlands, aiming to cure patients while preventing side effects of the provided treatments.
All disciplines within MAASTRO contribute to this endeavour to optimally prepare and perform the treatments. Furthermore, we use the processed information to guarantee the treatment quality, optimise the processes and learn new methods to improve current and find new therapy options.  

Within our IT-department, we currently are looking for an enthusiastic fulltime (scientific) software engineer.

You’ll be a member of the software development team and will develop medical software with the goal to “improve the quality, maintainability and shareability of the software developed by MAASTRO”.

The software development team currently has a mix of clinical and research projects in its portfolio, ranging from highly innovative software for direct dosimetric validation of clinical treatments and shared decision-making tools to help patients determine their treatment of choice, to global infrastructures that enable knowledge engineering and (bio)medical and imaging informatics research. Some examples can be found online: e.g. www.beslissamen.nlwww.eurocat.info and www.dtls.nl/fair-data/personal-health-train.  

To be leading in both research and clinical practice, it is important for MAASTRO that the software engineers are flexible and able to find the balance between clinical grade quality and pragmatic speed, taking the turnaround time for the whole development process into account. Development is done in agile sprints translating the roadmap provided by the Information Management Team and Principal Investigators into a short-term planning by the scrum master with help of the developers and users.  

You have a bachelor or master degree in software development (or equivalent) and you are an expert in Java programming. Knowledge of medical image processing and communication standards such as HL7 (FHIR) and DICOM are highly recommended. Additionally, it would be a real plus if you have strong knowledge of languages such as Matlab, Python, HTML5, JavaScript and frameworks such as Spring (Boot, Cloud, Security, Data) and Angular. Familiarity with TypeScript, RDF en ElasticSearch is welcome as well. Furthermore, you know your way around the Atlassian technology stack (Jira, Bamboo, Bitbucket) or other source code management tools like Git, Maven, jUnit, etc.
You are able to work independently but you have good communication skills, in Dutch as well as in English. You can break down the problem at hand, find out additional requirements where needed, provide a solution in the application landscape we have and pay attention to safety and usability.  

We offer you a very dynamic and challenging position with excellent employment conditions based on the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Hospitals (CAO Ziekenhuizen). A fulltime workweek consists of 36 hours a week. It is possible to work 4x9 on a regular basis. Based on relevant work experience, the salary is maximum € 3.917,- gross / month. Additionally, you will receive an 8,33% holiday bonus, an 8,33% end of year bonus, excellent pension arrangements and secondary conditions like discounts on several (health) insurances, bike and sports fees. MAASTRO can easily be reached with public transport, bike or car and is centrally located in the most beautiful region there is for hiking and biking or wining and dining!  

Would you like more information on this position? Call or e-mail Joeri Veugen (088-4455666 / joeri.veugen@maastro.nl) or Natascha Smeets (088-4455666 / natascha.smeets@maastro.nl).  

Interested in this position? Then please send in your application before august 20th 2018 via our website www.maastro.nl.

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