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Principal / Senior Software Engineer – Radiotherapy Positioning & Monitoring

R&D Software Mid-Senior Level Munich, BY, Germany

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 around 2400 dedicated and inspiring individuals in 25 locations worldwide. To succeed in reaching our targets, we are seeking committed colleagues who can stand behind our core values curious, authentic and useful.

Job Description

For our international R&D team (consisting of Software, Hardware and Clinical Application Engineers) based in Munich, we are looking for an experienced Software Engineer. Working as part of a highly skilled, agile team you will maintain and develop one of Brainlab’s core products, ExacTrac Dynamic, an in-room patient positioning and monitoring system for high-precision radiotherapy treatments. This system works with a revolutionary new thermal-surface camera technology in tandem with X-ray tracking. Thousands of patients around the world are positioned and monitored by the ExacTrac Dynamic system and its predecessors every day, allowing them to be treated effectively. 

As a Principal/Senior Software Engineer in our team, you will 

  • develop future versions of our ExacTrac Dynamic software from the very first idea until the final product launch in one of our cross-functional, agile Scrum teams
  • work as full-stack developer with a focus on application backend (C++) and software design/architecture
  • drive continuous improvements of our software design and software quality with respect to extensibility and scalability
  • be a part of the entire development process (requirements analysis, design, implementation, documentation, testing, bug-fixing and release)
  • share your knowledge and provide technical guidance to your colleagues in- and outside of the team


  • preferably you have a degree in Computer Science or an equivalent education / working experience 
  • 5+ years professional experience in object-oriented software development (preferably C++)
  • profound knowledge of OOP and design patterns 
  • strong analytical skills for bug analysis and architectural decisions 
  • you want to be part of a highly skilled team and make a difference with your code every day 
  • you consider software engineering as your core competency and want to work on all levels of software development (full-stack developer) 
  • basic knowledge and experience with ReactJS, TypeScript and CSS would be beneficial 
  • excellent communication and collaboration skills (fluent English, German is a plus)


We are looking for proactive people, eager to learn and grow, bring their own ideas and who want to make a difference in radiotherapy treatments for patients and users.

Additional Information

  • 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 as well as hybrid work model within Germany
  • Bike leasing via cooperation partner "BikeLeasing"
  • 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

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

Your HR Contact Person
Géraldine Ferrer
Manager Recruiting

Géraldine Ferrer [email protected]

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