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Senior Software Engineer

Apply now Job no: 613608
Work type: Permanent
Location: Mechelen
Categories: IT, Western Europe, Individual Contributor

Cochlear is the global market leader in implant hearing solutions and is a top 50 company on the ASX. Cochlear's mission is to help more people to hear. The Customer Software, Clinical and Research Platforms department is currently looking for a Senior Software Engineer based in our location in Mechelen. 

The Senior Software Engineer is to become part of a cross-functional team working on the next generation software platform that will be used by future hearing solutions. This platform will allow the interaction between implants, sound processors, and fitting software.

You will be responsible for implementing code in C# and C++ adhering to the requirements and guidelines set by the team and provide proof of test coverage by means of unit and integration testing.


 Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, prototype and verify software libraries developed in C#, as well as interfacing with the functionalities implemented in firmware and other software libraries Also, when needed, contribute to development of software libraries in C++
  • Analytical mindset, with an ability to see both the big picture and the details
  • Find solutions to difficult problems outside the standard solution, identify and recommend significant improvements to products
  • Contribute to engineering analysis activities including brainstorming, concept generation, risk analysis, and design reviews
  • Write and maintain technical documentation
  • Follow all applicable development & verification processes and methodologies in order to deliver quality products and services and identify and support the implementation of continuous improvement
  • Document & report developments and progress clearly
  • Collaborate to an open and effective communication between firmware, software and system team-members involved in the project


Key requirements:

You will have a strong technical background and your role will focus on software development, but you will be given opportunities to collaborate with the representatives of other hardware and software components and help transform our products to respond to customer’s needs. You will work in a highly agile cross-functional team that has the autonomy and control needed to shape product direction and ensure the continued success of the products you work on.

To add value to Cochlear in this role you'll be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • University degree in software or software engineering
  • Passionate developer with >5 years working with C#. Knowledge of C++ and managed C++
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a full cycle commercial software development environment
  • Familiar with Agile development
  • Affinity with the hardware-software interface
  • Analytical mindset, with an ability to see both the big picture and the details
  • Proven experience in handling requirements and design documents
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English

This is your chance to be part of a premier organization with a great culture, working in a dynamic, growing and rapidly evolving environment to deliver outstanding results that benefit our customers every day. Be part of something purposeful and APPLY now by clicking on the link below and see your career grow!


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.

Advertised: W. Europe Daylight Time
Anticipated Application Closing: W. Europe Standard Time

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