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Software Developer (Programmer Analyst) - Quantitative Diagnostic Software Group

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Requisition # HRC0633111

The Quantitative Diagnostic Software Group develops software and algorithms that allow computers to analyze, process and quantify 3D and 4D images of the heart much in the same way as an experienced human operator would. These software applications improve accuracy and reproducibility of measurements, resulting in higher efficiency and better patient care. The software and algorithms are extensively validated and widely considered to represent the gold standard in nuclear cardiology.

As a Software Engineer, you will be a key member of Quantitative Diagnostic Software Group (QUAD)’s development team and under the guidance of lead developers, you will participate in all software development lifecycle phases, including conception, design, development, documentation, and maintenance of both new and existing features and modules within QUAD’s medical imaging software products. You will also responsible for assisting testing and support personnel as needed, and contributing to the development and maintenance of internal tools. These responsibilities ensure that business requirements with regards to product distribution are met, and research and/or clinical support is provided as needed.

Essential job duties and responsibilities:
In collaboration with lead developers, designs, develops, implements, documents, and supports QUAD software applications that are distributed to external end-users via licensing partners and direct sales, as well as internal tools used in the development and release process.

Sample development responsibilities include:

  • Improvements to QUAD’s nuclear cardiology reporting offering.
  • Productization of research features.
  • Integration of vendor-specific features such as platform APIs, licensing code, and support for specific image data types.
  • Implementation of a continuous integration pipeline.
  • May contribute to UI/UX design, algorithm development.
  • Troubleshoots and debugs assigned features or components of QUAD software applications.
  • Executes software testing (e.g., unit or regression testing) as needed and provides feedback regarding testing performance and recommended improvement to lead developers.
  • Manages long- and short-term special projects as assigned.  
  • May provide technical assistance to nuclear medicine vendors, and internal and external research collaborators and clinicians.
  • May manage administration and maintenance of servers for QUAD development and research.
  • Actively participates in design and technical meetings.  
  • Creates component and application documentation in support of regulatory requirements and business/customer requirements as needed.
  • Maintains compliance with regulatory system (including training requirements) and understands role in the Quality Management System and achievement of Quality Objectives.

Educational Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field is required
  • Master's degree preferred.


  • Two (2) plus years of software engineering experience preferred


  • Demonstrated experience using various programming and scripting languages.
  • Demonstrated understanding of object-oriented design.
  • Advanced proficiency in C++.
  • Proficiency in database management/SQL.
  • Proficiency in system administration (Windows, Linux).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven troubleshooting skills; meticulous with excellent organization skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing requirements.
  • Learns new tasks quickly; self-motivated.
  • Works well independently with minimal supervision; works well with others; able to multitask.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interaction with peers, physicians, licensees, and customers.
  • Working Title: Software Developer (Programmer Analyst) - Quantitative Diagnostic Software Group
  • Department: Intellectual Prop Cardiac Imag
  • Business Entity: Corporate Services
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Family & Function, Corporate Services
  • Job Specialty: UNASSIGNED
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

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