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Principal Software Engineer- Bothell, WA


FUJIFILM, SonoSite, Inc . We are an innovative and high performance culture with tremendous opportunities.  People who work here are given the unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of healthcare throughout the world.  Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, FUJIFILM SonoSite is represented by a global distribution network in over 100 countries.  Since its inception, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s lightweight, robust products have created and led the point-of-care ultrasound market. From sophisticated urban hospital emergency rooms to clinics in austere, remote villages, FUJIFILM SonoSite systems are used by over 21 medical specialties and provide clinicians around the world with a cost-effective tool for improving patient safety and workflow efficiency. FUJIFILM SonoSite holds a number of prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents.

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Job Summary:

Lead the design of software architecture, software development and quality management of SonoSite data management projects.  Consider complex network and product interfaces, as well as standards and protocols.

Help establish and achieve the project goals and objectives with internal and external parties in combination with the expertise of project management.

Manage schedule, risks, and issues. Provide timely updates.


Essential Job Functions:


  • Create a robust and extensible architecture
  • Develop software for networking and data management.
  • Author and / or lead the documentation for requirements, design, test, procedure, test results, etc., according to the Quality Management System.
  • Diagnose and fix bugs with effective use of debugging tools
  • Design of both data structures and presentation layer of medical data products
  • Incorporate industry best practices in our software process
  • Provide timely updates on project status and escalates issues in a timely fashion


Knowledge and Experience:


  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field. MS Preferred.
  • 10+ years of demonstrable experience in software development and systems integration.
  • 3+ years managing or leading a software development team in multiple locations.
  • Experience with one or more of the following: CDA, XML, and Web access technologies 
  • Experience or familiarity with DICOM and HL7
  • Must be proficient in C/C++
  • Familiar with Java, HTML
  • Strong knowledge of project management, risk management and iterative development process
  • Strong knowledge of agile scrum methodologies and experience in using those methods to deliver complex software components
  • Flexibility to initiate and attend international conference calls
  • Ability to travel as needed and up to 20%.
  • Must have experience designing and reviewing SW architecture and object oriented design concepts
  • Ability to lead and be a contributing member of a multi-disciplined and global team. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with IEC 60601 3rdedition for SW development desirable.
  • Medical IT, networks or medical product development desirable.




FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc   . offers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program.  Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference.  To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at   www.SonoSite.com/careers     .

FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.   is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at  425-951-1200 , or via e-mail at  ffss-hr@fujifilm.com .   Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.