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Software & Computer Imaging Engineer

Requisition ID:  12454
Date:  Sep 15, 2021

Exton, Pennsylvania, US

Department:  Digtl & Transfrmtion



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

In this role, as a senior software engineer, you will design, develop, document, test, and enhance highly available, distributed, scalable and secure computer systems and platforms. You will explore computer vision use-cases, develop systems and applications in our next generation digital factory, and develop embedded software for medical devices.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years related work experience
  • Python Skills
  • Minimum 3 years as a professional programmer in at least one of C, C++, Erlang/Elixir, golang
  • Understanding of imaging basics

  • Possess a strong level of curiosity, interest, desire, and eagerness to learn new technologies quickly
  • Possess deep understanding of the complete product cycle of embedded software/firmware development
  • Create prototype hardware and software solutions that explore innovative ideas
  • Utilize knowledge and experience to devise hardware integration test procedures
  • Write well-designed, self-documented, testable, performant, secure, and efficient code
  • Research and implement emerging technologies to create competitive advantage
  • Work with internal stakeholders to understand business needs and translate to technical designs
  • Contribute to the continued improvement of standards and processes
  • Participate in daily standup meetings
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Other duties as assigned


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • In depth experience with agile development practices such as DevOps
  • In depth experience with object-oriented design and programming
  • In depth experience in development concepts such as multi-threading and concurrency
  • Embedded C experience is a plus
  • Experience with OpenCV or equivalent computer vision library
  • Experience programming for NVIDIA Jetson, Google Coral, or similar
  • Familiarity with Machine Learning is a plus


Travel Requirements:

  • 5% travel, including global


Physical & Mental Job Requirements

  • Ability to make independent and sound judgments.
  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  •  Analyze and solve problems







West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to kimberley.eby@westpharma.com.  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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