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Jobs at Brainlab

Founded in Munich, Germany in 1989, Brainlab develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology, enabling access to improved, more efficient, less-invasive patient treatments. Our key to success is our creative, talented and hard-working team, which consists of 1500 dedicated and inspiring individuals in 20 offices worldwide. To succeed in reaching our targets, we are seeking committed colleagues who can stand behind our core values of inspiration, simplicity and integrity:

(Advanced) C++ Software Engineer – Digital Operating Room Applications

  • Munich, Germany
  • Full-time
  • Department: R&D Software


The R&D Digital OR & Visualization team creates innovative products for video and information visualization in operating rooms. Our products are used in hospitals world-wide and installations range from large multicenter deployments to solutions for a single operating room. Our vision is to create an environment for surgical staff that allows them to get the job done with the best possible information available.  

As a Software Engineer in our Digital OR & Visualization team, you will be involved in the development process from the architectural design until final product launch. In this position, you will join our young and growing agile R&D team. You will be responsible for creating new software applications that visualize and enhance the information surgeons need in operating rooms around the world. As part of a multi-disciplinary, diverse and international team consisting of Software- and Project Engineers, you will use your programming skills to create applications that improves patients’ lives. 

Your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Design and implement software that visualizes medical information live in the operating room using technologies such as C++17/20, DDS, WebRTC and node.js 
  • Improve the internal software architecture, create re-usable software modules and optimize the software for performance
  • Apply the test-driven development principle by implementing unit tests ensuring that your code is correct and facilitates refactoring 
  • Participate in agile software development practices such as daily meetings, iteration review and planning meetings as well as retrospectives 
  • Optionally, complement your work as a full stack developer implementing and designing user interfaces using HTML5/JS in cooperation with clinical and usability experts
  • Closely cooperate and communicate with software engineering specialists from other R&D teams 


  • ​​​​You have an education in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent working experience 
  • You have fun with object oriented programming and C++ is a programming language you command well 
  • Preferably, you are also confident with Javascript/HTML5/Typescript and Rest interfaces
  • You want to be part of a high-skilled team and make a difference with your code every day
  • Fluent English, eagerness to learn German and ability to communicate with colleagues from all around the world and different areas of specialty complete your profile


  • A mutually-supportive, international team
  • Meaningful work with a lasting impact on medical technology
  • 30 vacation days, plus December 24th and December 31st 
  • Flexible working hours
  • Parking garage and safe underground bike storage
  • Award-winning subsidized company restaurant and in-house cafes
  • Variety-rich fitness program in our ultra-modern 360m2 company gym
  • Regular after work, team, and company events
  • Comprehensive training and continuing education opportunities

A position at Brainlab means that you’ll be part of a professional business environment working together with an excellent international team. You will be a valued member of a team of likeminded individuals. You’ll be assessed fairly and given great opportunities based on your performance.

Ready to apply? We look forward to receiving your online application including your first available start date and desired salary.  

Contact person: Géraldine Endres