Software Engineer

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Company: Materialise
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-18 06:03:44

The Position

Materialise  incorporates more than 30 years of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services for medical and manufacturing.

Headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, Materialise is one of the largest and most long-established independent companies in the 3D printing / additive manufacturing sector. We have offices around the world with more than 2100 people.

The Southampton office of Materialise is the UK hub for the .

Materialise OrthoView (OrthoView for short) is a software solution used by orthopaedic surgeons to identify key measurements and implants specifications prior to joint replacement surgery (mostly hip replacement procedures) with many other clinical modules.

It is a global leader on the market with a prestigious clientele all around the world (70 countries – sales via channel partners), also having pioneered the development of orthopaedic pre-operative planning since 2002. All development, testing and support functions for OrthoView are (together with UK Medical Sales and Marketing) based in our Southampton office. We have different production workloads with connected services on a global scale.

Qualifications & Experience

We're looking for a passionate candidate who is dedicated to the production of medical quality applications. It is important that you can show good team working skills and are ready to help drive the continued success of this product. We do not expect you to have previous medical industry experience, all necessary training and support is available .

You will be working within a dedicated team of developers in an agile development and testing environment.


  • Review customer and product management requirements and provide robust solutions and implementation alternatives to deliver suitable and appropriate solutions to agreed timescales.
  • Design, code, and unit test software. Review designs and code of other engineers.
  • Developing product features and ensure its fit with current and probable future requirements ensuring the integrity, sustainability and scalability of design and adherence to best practices.
  • Liaise with Product Manager, development team and stakeholders.
  • Identify key components and processes for improvement and recommend how that improvement should be made.
  • Introduce new technologies and process and evangelise the use of suitable ones within Engineering.
  • Requirements


  • 2 years’+ experience of commercial Java
  • A strong team ethic and desire to succeed
  • Good analytical skills
  • Knowledge of best practice software engineering processes and techniques
  • Customer oriented thinking
  • Attention to detail and tenacity
  • Desirable

  • Demonstrated understanding of the importance of quality – including good design practices, understanding of the importance of process, documentation and testing
  • Knowledge of multiple operating systems and hosting environments
  • Experience in delivering Cloud solutions (private or public)
  • Willingness to be involved in cyber security aspects
  • Experience working in agile environment
  • Any of the following skills/qualifications are advantageous

  • Gradle
  • Git
  • Spring
  • HTML5
  • Groovy
  • JPA
  • Knowledge of DICOM or Image Processing applications in general
  • Development within regulated environments such as the medical or aerospace industry
  • Ideally you have a Software Engineering, Mathematical or Scientific based degree.

    What’s in it for you

  • Great opportunity to make the world a better place
  • Learning and training opportunities to keep your skills sharp
  • Friendly Team
  • Flexible working policy
  • Private medical, dental, DIS insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Virtual Reality and PlayStation corner
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  • We offer an inspiring and challenging job with growth potential in an innovative market. You will be part of a dedicated team within a dynamic company that highly values openness, trust and team spirit.

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    Having a healthy work-life balance

    When creating a better and healthier world, a good place to start is with yourself. That’s why we encourage our employees to stay fit both physically and mentally by offering sports workshops and flexible hours with the possibility of working remotely.

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    Personal growth and career opportunities

    Materialise invests in people and want to see them grow in a career that fits them best. We offer personal training to every employee, so they can access every available career opportunity.

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    Team building

    It’s also important to enjoy working at Materialise. With initiatives such as memorable team building activities, lively after-work drinks and team lunches, we’re building a work environment in which our employees feel good.

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    Innovation is key

    Innovation isn’t an empty word at Materialise. We create and deliver high-tech solutions in additive manufacturing. Innovation and leadership by our employees is both encouraged and rewarded.

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