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Principal Front-End Software Engineer

Req ID:  5404


Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

With a combination of focus on employee growth and leading-edge software development, this role is bound to keep you engaged in a career helping patients improve their lives through Medical Technologies. Be an empowered part of an initial team being built with strong backing from company leaders chartered to build innovative applications leveraging modern technologies such as Artificial Intelligence. As Principal Front-End Software Engineer you will be a senior contributor responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining Front- End software solutions and products related to Olympus’ digital platform in surgical and endoscopy areas. You will be relied upon to provide technical leadership and solutions to the agile teams of internal developers and external consultants, understand long term product goals, legacy constraints, and Olympus technical culture. You will also be expected to be a proficient individual contributor who can jump in and support project deliverables and find solutions to meet goals and schedules. The Olympus Digital Unit team is building new internal applications to help patients and hospitals!


“The job is conducted in line with our Core Values which are: agility, empathy, long-term view, unity and integrity. Olympus is an equal opportunities employer championing a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion embedded throughout the organization and workforce”

Job Duties

* Develop front-end applications using TypeScript and React which integrate to back-end RESTful APIs (OAS3) & GraphQL.


* Build responsive, user-centric interfaces to optimize a user’s experience.


* Provide guidance to the delivery team to ensure initiatives are well-defined.


* Mentor and teach junior engineers while also learning from them.


* Provide support to address problems during development and after product release.


* Define and write unit tests to resolve and prevent issues prior to system verification.


* Interface with standardized medical communication interfaces such as HL7/FHIR and DICOM.


* Assist with Continuous Integration and Delivery pipeline development and maintenance.

Job Requirements



* Minimum of 10 years Software Engineering.


* Minimum of 5 years of experience building responsive, user-centric web apps.


* Background in Agile Development methodologies.


* Excellent communication skills.




* College degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields.


* Experience within Healthcare industry is highly desired including knowledge of standards like HL7, FHIR, DICOM and medical ontologies(e.g. SNOMED, MST etc…).


* Experience using Typescript & React.


* Backend skills using C# and .Net.


* Experience interfacing with relational databases and relational database design.


* Experience with Terraform for developing and managing Infrastructure-as-code.


* Integration with WebSockets.


* Familiarity with Front-End design tools such as Ant Design.


* Familiarity with Microsoft Azure Cloud including DevOps areas of pipelines for CICD.


* Experience with Backend-for-Frontend Pattern.


* Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.


Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at


About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || 

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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