Philips Software Development Engineer in Rancho Cordova, California

We welcome you to join Philips – Volcano as a Software Development Engineer working on the next generation of systems in intravascular imaging for coronary and peripheral applications in our Rancho Cordova, CA office

Are you driven Software Engineer who can demonstrate an innovation, problem solving, and a collaborative team development background then join us and contribute to the design and development of software for medical devices .


Through its multi-modality platform, Philips - Volcano is the global leader in intravascular imaging for coronary and peripheral applications, and physiology. We also offer a suite of peripheral therapeutic devices. We have a broad range of technologies that make imaging and therapy simpler, more informative and less invasive. We offer physicians and their patients around the world with industry-leading tools that aid diagnosis and guide and provide therapy in cardiovascular care and expanding into other specialties. We are focused on improving patient and economic outcomes.

Your Role

  • You will drive strategic decisions to move to GPU based image analysis and make a substantial contribution to the innovation of product and process.

  • Responsible for moving the code from MATLAB to C++ on the GPU.

  • Develops new products, using the latest technologies and resources, often realizing systems based on unverified specifications.

Your responsibilities

  • Learns and applies company policies and procedures to resolve issue

  • Demonstrates judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

  • Develops, verifies, and documents software features or systems of the appropriate scope, or participates on a team developing software features

  • Participates in department design and code reviews

  • Adheres to coding standards and guidelines

  • Executes system and algorithm performance testing

  • Develops domain knowledge based on technical and academic literature, and may contribute to that literature

  • Contributes to feasibility studies for new software products

  • May be required to travel domestically


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Biomedical Engineering with 2+ years of experience in software development

Experience you bring to the role

  • Experience developing C/C++ applications

  • Experience developing multi-threaded applications on CPU/ GPU

  • Experience with Windows operating system

  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle including requirements, architecture and design, code development, and verification

Specific skills

  • Demonstrates mastery of C/C++ and CUDA

  • Demonstrates skills with Microsoft Visual C++ Qt, Thrust, OpenCL, and Boost skills is plus

  • Learns and uses software engineering tools such as code review applications, configuration management applications, and integrated development environment

  • Demonstrates strong organizational and interpersonal skills working in a cross-functional, regulated environment

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

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As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.