Senior Software Engineer

Are you looking to be part of a game-changing organization that is helping thousands of patients across the country every day? NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is seeking individuals with a pro-active, collaborative, can-do mindset to join our rapidly growing team in Madison, WI.

NorthStar develops, manufactures, and distributes radioisotopes used daily for patients needing medically important diagnostic imaging tests. Using novel and advanced technologies, NorthStar will scale-up production over the coming months and years and intends to become the industry’s market leader.

Innovative technology, opportunities for career advancement, and competitive compensation are just the beginning. NorthStar offers health and life insurance, 401K match, paid holidays, and paid time off, and all NorthStar employees are eligible on day one for our annual bonus and equity incentive plans.

NorthStar is in search of a technical leader who will lead both software development for the instrument/medical device as well as develop the software development processes in compliance with FDA/cGMP regulations and standards. This position requires a hands on leader that is as comfortable writing software as they are developing software standards and processes. This position provides an amazing opportunity for an experience software leader to help shape the future of how software is done at NorthStar. If you have always wanted to start with a clean sheet of paper in developing a software environment, this role is for you.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Gathering and prioritizing customer requirements, generating software development plans, software designs and documentation, software specifications, writing code, and executing verification and validation in a structured, controlled software environment.
  • Creation of the software development process as a whole including requirements determination, software architecture, coding standards, review processes, unit/integration/system test methods, configuration management, and change control.
  • Understanding and executing life cycle management of the current legacy software including developing a strategy for sustaining engineering of this software.
  • Comply with all company quality and regulatory system requirements, advocating for accuracy and completeness to ensure source control management and continuous integration.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering and six or more years’ experience in programming control systems/user interfaces or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong experience in disciplined software development processes and tools. Experience with medical device design and development and/or FDA/cGMP compliance strongly preferred. Experience with both Agile, waterfall methods and object-oriented programming preferred

Madison isn’t just the “Capital City,” it also houses NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes’ Research and Development facilities.

The Madison region is a place where dynamic, talented, innovative and hardworking people want to be. We know this because the region is growing at a faster rate than the state and the nation. Madison, Wis. was named first on Livability’s top 100 places to live in 2014.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume to [email protected] with the position title in the subject line.

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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