Sr. Software Engineer

at Hologic in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

You will be part of an enthusiastic, results-oriented, and dynamic team of Application Software Engineers working to design and develop Hologic’s best-in-class digital mammography products. The ideal candidate will be someone who strives to understand how complex hardware/software systems operate in order to find ways to improve them.

Duties and Responsibilities

+ Working closely with other developers and testers, develop an expert level understanding of how our products work and how they are used in clinical practice in order to specify, design, and develop our next generation diagnostic systems.

+ Work with other development engineers to design, code, test, and document new features and functionality.

+ Act as a technical leader by continuously searching for potential product improvements and insisting on the highest levels of software quality.

+ Interface with Product Management and Domain Experts to identify product improvements and design new product features.

+ Develop software unit tests and interface with Test Engineers to explain functionality to ensure features are properly tested.

+ Apply and share knowledge of new and emerging technologies and the opportunities to integrate them into our products.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

+ Full understanding of object-oriented design and architecture is required

+ Exceptional working knowledge of the .NET framework and other Microsoft development technologies.

+ Exceptional working knowledge of C++ and C#

+ Exceptional communication skills that demonstrate understanding of complex technical details, clarity of thought, and the ability to persuade others

+ Pragmatic approach to development that balances the technical approach with business objectives and user needs

+ Demonstrated ownership over system-level software design

+ Ability to author complete software requirement specifications

+ Ability to drive departmental “best practices” and process improvements

+ Understanding of DICOM/HL7 a plus


+ B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline. Post-graduate degrees a plus


+ At least 5 years of software development experience

Agency and Third-Party Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition, Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.

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Job Posting: JC179473705

Posted On: Mar 14, 2021

Updated On: Aug 28, 2021