The department of Electronics and Informatics (ETRO) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and imec is looking for an experienced software developer/research scientist for working on state of the art biomechanical modelling and analysis methods for processing body worn sensor data for the detection of fall risk and frailty.
You will start working as the main software developer on state of the art biomechanical modelling and analysis toolboxes and will gradually become responsible for the software architecture, design and the longer term development plans of the toolboxes. As a software developer you will also work on problem fixing, debugging, writing unit tests, code reviews and the development and maintenance of documentation.

You will work within a small research team (currently 18), composed of professors, post-doc researchers, PhD students and research scientists at the department of electronics and informatics of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and also associated to imec.


Vrije Universiteit Brussels


The accepted candidate should be available on the short term and will have an initial contract from January 2019 or earlier, until mid 2020. Depending on the obtained results and the secured research funding, the contract might be extended after that period.

We are looking for candidates with a relevant master?s degree with excellent programming skills including fluency in object oriented programming. The ideal candidate has several years of relevant expertise in C++ and / or C# programming. Good knowledge of other programming languages (e.g. Python, JavaScript, Matlab) is appreciated.

We are looking for a highly-motivated person, eager to learn, who is not afraid of taking responsibility, while being a team player as well.

Previous experience in (bio)medical software development and/or a degree in biomedical engineering is highly appreciated.

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