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SamanTree Medical is a Swiss innovative medical device company developing and manufacturing a breakthrough imaging solution with the potential to improve patient care and cancer surgery outcome. Offering real-time ability to identify cancerous tissues and react immediately, this new visualization modality holds the promise for a broad range of surgical and diagnostic applications. SamanTree Medical is located in Lausanne, Switzerland. The product Histolog® Scanner is dedicated for onco-surgery application, in particular for breast conserving surgery. The geography for the sales activity is Western Europe.

R&D – Open position 

Position: Firmware Engineer (F/M)

Reports to: CTO
Based at: Lausanne, Switzerland

Position Summary:
The Firmware Engineer is responsible for electronics, firmware and hardware control
components for SamanTree Medical’s medical devices.
The Firmware Engineer participates in all phases of the product development life cycle,
including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, test and service of
products.

Essential functions and responsibilities:
● Works closely with cross functional members of the organization to develop and
evaluate interfaces between hardware and software, and operational performance
requirements and design of the overall system.
● Proposes architecture solutions (hardware and software) to further improve the
performances of SamanTree Medical’s products.
● Conducts feasibility and proof-of-concept type of projects to support design choices.
● Performs technical review and design analysis.
● Implements electronic and firmware modules.
● Develops and executes test procedures.
● Produces clear technical documentation.
● As a member of the technical team, participates in service and operations activities
on SamanTree Medical’s products.

Qualifications:

– Education: 
Bachelor degree (e.g., B.Sc., EPF, HES) in Engineering or Science.

– Experience: 
● 0-3 years in a relevant engineering position.
● DIY engineering projects (e.g., as a hobby).

– Languages:
● Fluent in English and French, both oral and written.

– Technical skills (mandatory):
● Mastery of both Windows and Linux (and other UNIX) operating systems.
Familiarity with the command line.
● Knowledge of basic electronics: schematic diagrams and PCB layouts.
● Experience with microcontrollers (e.g., Arduino, ARM Cortex-M processors,
Raspberry PI, Beagle Bone).
● Programming languages: C (required). Experience with Go, Java, Python, C++ is a
plus. Familiarity with any assembly language(s) is a plus.
Nice to have:
● Knowledge of PID controllers, electromechanical transducers, as well as sensor type
transducers is a plus.
● Knowledge of network stack: TCP/IP, UDP/IP.
● Familiarity with low-level communication protocols (I2C, SPI, CAN, …), interrupt
handling, and finite state machines.
● Experience with software development: version control (e.g., Git), issue tracking
(e.g., Jira), build automation (e.g., Makefile).
● Experience with digital logic systems (FPGA, VHDL, Verilog, …).
● Experience with embedded operating systems and real-time operating system
(RTOS).

– Personality:
● Must be a self starter with innovation.
● Ability to contribute to a collaborative, results-driven environment.
● Experience in a start-up or other small organizations is a plus.

Interested ?

If you are interested by the challenge and want to join a young and dynamic team stimulated by a great cause, send us your application (resume and cover letter) to info@samantree.com

We do not accept any recruitment agencies.

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R&D Position: Software Quality Assurance Engineer (F/M)

Reports to: Head of Software Engineering
Based at: Lausanne, Switzerland

Position Summary:
The Software Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for design, implementation,
execution and maintenance of processes of the technical quality assurance of SamanTree
Medical software products or product components and plays an important role in the
products development.

Essential functions and responsibilities: 
● Assures efficient testing and continuous integration within SamanTree Medical
software code base throughout different software projects of the company.
● Works in close collaboration with the software development team to ensure
consistency of the company’s software with established requirements and to provide
feedback to developers and engineers.
● Develops test procedures (both manual and automated) and ensures proper
execution of both routine tests for running development tasks and release tests for
software products and components.
● Specifies software use cases and test protocols, executes tests, maintains test
reports and technical product documentation in compliance with ISO 13485, IEC
62304 and applicable regulatory requirements.
● Performs issue reporting in the company’s defect management system (Atlassian
Jira). Ensures testing to support efficient management and resolution of software defects.

Qualifications: 
– Education:
Bachelor degree (e.g., B.Sc., EPF, HES) in Engineering or Science.

– Experience: 
● 2-5 years in relevant positions, ideally in the medical device industry.

– Languages: 
● English (spoken and written).
● French (spoken).
● Russian (spoken) is a plus.

– Technical skills:
● Knowledge of the software development processes, experience with agile practices.
● Experience with development and maintenance of automated tests for continuous integration.
● Mastery of both Windows and Apple Mac operating systems. Experience with Linux
(and other UNIX) is a plus.
● Programming languages: proficiency with Java and Java frameworks, understanding
of C, C++. Experience with Python and/or Go is a plus.
● Experience with User Interface testing (manual and automated). Experience with
JavaFX, CSS, Scene Builder.
● Solid experience with:
○ revision maintenance system (Git)
○ issue management system (Atlassian Jira)
○ integrated development environment (Eclipse, IntelliJ Idea, etc.)
○ build management and continuous integration (JFrog Artifactory, JetBrains TeamCity)
○ software specifications, modeling and test management tool (Sparx Enterprise Architect)
○ performance profiling

– Personality: 
● Ability to contribute to a collaborative, results-driven environment.
● Experience in a start-up or other small organizations is a plus.

Interested ?

If you are interested by the challenge and want to join a young and dynamic team stimulated by a great cause, send us your application (resume and cover letter) to info@samantree.com

We do not accept any recruitment agencies.

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Sales – We have no open job position for the time being in sales.

However, our sales and marketing department is expanding its business and there will be recruitment opportunities in the future for a candidate with a sales and medical background in margin assessment, onco-surgery or histopathology. You can refer to the expected skills and requirements below.

– Skills and knowledge:

On top of an existing experience in Sales, your qualifications shall include scientific or medical background in connection with the product application area, i.e. margin assessment, onco-surgery or histopathology.

You shall demonstrate excellent relationship building skills based on keen ability to listen and creative discovery of critical problems you solved:

• Excellent in building and maintaining relationship with hospital management and clinicians
• Capable to work in reactive environment and with small dedicated team
• Solution and objectives oriented, and proactive
• Team player

– Requirement: 

Fluent English is mandatory, French is nice to have and German speaking is a strong plus.

Experience: 1-3 years privileged.

Interested ?

If you are interested by the challenge and want to join a young and dynamic team stimulated by a great cause, send us your application (resume and cover letter) to info@samantree.com

We do not accept any recruitment agencies.