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Sr. Software Developer Enterprise Imaging (Java)

Date:  Nov 26, 2021

Waterloo, ON, CA

Agfa HealthCare, is a division of the Agfa-Gevaert Group which is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium and traded on Euronext Brussels (AGFB).


At Agfa HealthCare, we support healthcare professionals across the globe to transform the delivery of care. Our focus is 100% on providing best-of-suite Imaging IT software solutions that enable secure, effective and sustainable imaging data management. 


From product development to implementation, our unified Enterprise Imaging Platform is purpose-built to reduce complexity, improve productivity and deliver clinical value. We use our proven track record as an innovator, our in-depth medical knowledge and our strategic guidance to help healthcare providers achieve their clinical, operational and business strategies.



When you ask most employees at Agfa Healthcare why they work here, you get the answer:  “ I Want to work on software that has an opportunity to make a real difference in patient’s lives!”


Well, right here in Waterloo we work on software that is making a difference for patient’s lives every day and at some of the biggest hospitals in Canada and all over the world including some in our backyard.  Your job will be part of an Agile/Scrum team that is responsible for frequent releases to this software.  It is some of the most challenging and rewarding software development since it needs to meet every increasing performance expectations of our customers to store and quickly view the images for their patients.  In addition the software must be adaptable to meet the different workflows that our customers rely on to do their busines.


Agfa Healthcare (www.agfahealthcare.com) is currently looking for two Sr. Enterprise Software Developers (Java) to join its Waterloo, Ontario team. As a  software developer at Agfa you will be involved in all aspects of the software development process.  You will be an active participant in the design, implementation, automated/integration testing, and maintenance of our software. The software is developed in a scrum team environment where we foster our core values of innovation and knowledge transfer with daily interactions between developers, testers & clinical/technical product managers in order to continuously improve and make a difference in the healthcare arena.



As a Sr. Software Developer, your main responsibilities are:


  • Participating in the architecture and design of large software components for project teams. Contributing to the estimates of software component designs, and reviewing the work of team members completing elements of designs.
  • Acquiring knowledge of industry and company standards, tools and technology with a focus on pragmatic application to business prioritized software solutions through self-study.
  • Providing technical leadership for the implementation of specific features with other team members
  • Designing, developing, troubleshooting and debugging software within a project scope ensuring that work products meet all requisite software development practices and sanctioned work processes including the creation of regulatory artifacts.
  • Managing self-directed assignments to resolve software defects or implement features to meet schedule commitments with a high-level of quality, and applying appropriate diligence for design, software changes and testing.
  • Developing and executing unit and integration test plans and procedures, interfaces with other software developers regarding the results of tests.




  • You have a College/University degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related degree/diploma
  • You can demonstrate 8+ years of experience of hands on development, design and coding experience with Java/J2EE Including EJB3 (of a significant size and complexity)
  • You have experience with full stack Java/J2EE technologies, JBoss and Angular experience desirable
  • A solid understanding of Oracle & SQL
  • Attention to detail and ability to quickly absorb new concepts and technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and knowledge transfer skills
  • You are a team player with past experience in informal leadership roles
  • You feel comfortable in an Agile work environment
  • A solid commitment to quality software development



We offer a rewarding career in a field that impacts lives, the opportunity to work with a talented and  committed team of individuals, training and career development programs, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you want to be part of this experience, we'll take you there!


Agfa Inc. is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 (AODA) and all of its standards in order to create a barrier-free Ontario.  We will provide necessary accommodation during the recruitment and selection process to all applicants. If you require accommodation as part of the employment application process, please contact agfahealthcarehrna@agfa.com.


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