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- Posted on 12th June 2018

Graduate Software Engineer

Location: Oxford, UK

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

Salary:  £25k + Benefits


Description & Requirements

We are seeking self-motivated graduates or with a background in science, engineering or mathematics

As a Graduate Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of project activities, including: Analysis, Designing, Development, Testing and supporting software solutions for our clients.

In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to evolve into a specialist in one of these disciplines; with influence over your own Learning and Development plan, we’ll support your development through coaching, training, and experience on real-time projects.

Job summary

The Software Development department is responsible for the delivery of medical software products sold directly to end users under Mirada’s brand, integrated in other vendors’ solutions or custom built as contracted. The department collaborates with the Quality and Regulatory department to ensure that products are manufactured to the required standards for the countries where they are sold, and with the Science and Product Managers to ensure all Mirada products contain the required functionality and satisfies the users’ needs.

Reporting to the SW Development manager, the graduate software engineer participates in the design and development of Mirada’s software to meet with client requirements. The Graduate Software Engineer is responsible to ensure development is within the process and practices of the applicable software development process and contribute to improve and enhance development environment and products.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Software development including analysis, architecture and design, development, testing and all associated documentation
  • Estimation and regular updating of progress of all tasks
  • Active participation in reviews of the work of own and others
  • Proactively participates in the company and functional improvement initiatives
  • Actively participate in the quality process and contribute to its continuous improvement
  • Work individually or as part of a team, and interacting with all functional groups as required
  • Support and maintenance activities for software issues including, where necessary, site-visits
  • Research, investigation, and prototyping in new areas when requested
  • Validation of internal and 3rd party software
  • Pursue learning and self-development and sharing of knowledge with others
  • Other reasonable tasks as requested

Key skills and competencies:

  • Keen interest in medical imaging application development
  • Adept in at least one SW development language (Java, C++, C#)
  • Awareness of software development lifecycles, methodologies, software design practices and tools
  • User interface design or development experience
  • A desire to learn about new technologies and working practices
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management, with the ability to work to deadlines individually and as part of a team


Internal –

  • Project team members and management for product development
  • Science, Product Management and Product Specialist groups for product definition and research activities
  • Sales, Marketing and Customer Service groups for product delivery and handover

External –

  • Mirada customers, business partners, and resellers to provide direct and indirect support to Mirada customers

Quality Management

Mirada Medical operates within the medical devices and healthcare domain which is a regulated environment. All Mirada employees are expected to work to policies and procedures defined within Mirada’s quality management system and in adherence to relevant quality standards. All employees within Mirada Medical are expected to take responsibility for the quality of their work, to help meet customer requirements and to assist in resolving quality issues and identifying improvement opportunities.

About Mirada Medical

Mirada is a prominent global brand in medical imaging software based in Oxford. Our innovative software solutions are routinely used in imaging centers and cancer centers worldwide. Our team includes some of the world’s most talented professionals. We encourage innovation and creativity and we are very proud to provide a supportive and motivational environment.

Company Culture

Mirada Medical values staff as the company’s greatest asset.  Our objective is to deliver exceptional products and service to our customers; we recognize that every member of Mirada helps make this possible. Diversity and individuality are celebrated qualities in our workplace. Innovation and inspiration are encouraged and supported with autonomy and teamwork.

Available Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 paid bank holidays
  • Performance-based bonus
  • 3% company contribution-matching pension
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to buy or sell annual leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Refreshments provided

How to Apply

To apply for this role or request more information email