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Varian Medical Systems Frontend Software Developer in Dättwil, Switzerland

Together, we can beat cancer.

At Varian, we bring together the worlds’ best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear of cancer. Together, we work passionately to develop and deliver easy-to-use, efficient oncology solutions. If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you.

We are currently looking for Frontend Software Developer interested in joining our talented and diverse team with a wide range of expertise in application development for medical devices. Next to software engineers and algorithm developers, also software quality engineering, project- and product management as well as quality assurance specialists are collaborating closely together with one goal: providing the clinical community with a novel and innovative solution to treat cardiac arrhythmias. Our engineering team has the spirit of an internal start-up organization ready to tackle challenges that allow Varian to expand its footprint in new markets.

Your talent and passion for modern web frontend application development will play a key role in the user experience of our product for clinical experts. You will be the responsible frontend development engineer in the team and serve as subject matter expert in that area. Next to greenfield product development, expect to support recent product releases and contribute additionally in prototyping experimental technologies in the domain of cardiac radioablation treatment planning.

Main Responsibilities

  • You develop, maintain and document user interfaces for web applications as part of medical devices in the domain of radiation treatment planning.

  • As part of the engineering team, you interact closely with UX designers, product management, software quality engineering and clinical collaborators in an agile software development setup.

  • You ensure high standards in usability, performance and safety of the software components that you develop.

  • You interface with RESTful backend services to implement user facing application features.

  • You are expected to contribute to tasks of the application development lifecycle which are outside of your immediate role such as risk management and complaint investigations.


  • 3+ years of experience in enterprise frontend software development (TypeScript / JavaScript / Angular Framework / CSS).

  • Proficiency in Angular web application framework.

  • Proficiency in Git version control.

  • Strong experience in interfacing with RESTful API endpoints.

  • Experience in frontend test automation is an asset.

  • High interest in usability and interaction design.

  • Experience in agile software development processes / Scrum.

  • Collaborative, engaging and curious personality.

  • Fluency in English language, written and verbal.

Earliest start date: April 1st, 2021

Have we sparked your interest in a challenging and exciting position in a global environment with a potential for development? We look forward to receiving your application and CV.


Fighting cancer calls for big ideas.

We envision a world without fear of cancer. Achieving this vision takes dedication and commitment from all of us, every single day. That's why we celebrate and value the distinctly beautiful and intersectional identities of each of our employees. We are a mirror of our patient-base, which allows us to innovate. Big ideas come from everywhere, and the best ideas are fostered by our unique individual experiences. At Varian, we encourage you to bring your whole self to work and believe your bold and authentic perspective will help to power more victories over cancer.


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Together, we can beat cancer.

Imagine a world without fear of cancer. We do, every day. Varian Medical Systems is the world’s leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating and managing cancer. For more than 70 years, we have developed, built, and delivered innovative cancer care technologies and solutions for our clinical partners around the globe to help them treat millions of patients each year.

Taking an Intelligent Cancer Care approach, we are harnessing advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics to advance cancer treatment and expand access to care to help patients become survivors.

When you join Varian, you become part of a global network of innovative and inspired minds working together across the globe. We keep the patient and our clinical partners at the center of our thinking as we power new victories in cancer care. Because for cancer patients everywhere, their fight is our fight.