Agfa HealthCare Ges.m.b.H
Waterloo, Canada
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Agfa HealthCare, a member of the Agfa-Gevaert Group, is a leading global provider of diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT solutions. The company has nearly a century of healthcare experience and has been a pioneer in the healthcare IT market since the early 1990s. Today, Agfa HealthCare designs develop and deliver state-of-the-art systems for capturing, managing and processing diagnostic images and clinical/administrative information for hospitals and healthcare facilities, as well as contrast media solutions to enable effective medical imaging results. The company has sales offices and agents in over 100 markets worldwide.

Agfa Healthcare is currently hiring a Software Architect with a focus on performance and scalability. The software is developed in an Agile/Scrum team environment where we foster our core values of innovation and knowledge transfer with daily interactions between developers, testers & clinical/technical product managers in order to continuously improve and make a difference in the healthcare arena.

We offer a rewarding career in a field that impacts lives, the opportunity to work with a talented and committed team of individuals, training, and career development programs, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you want to be part of this experience, we'll take you there!

Agfa Inc. is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 (AODA) and all of its standards in order to create a barrier-free Ontario. We will provide the necessary accommodation during the recruitment and selection process for all applicants. If you require an accommodation, please reach out to Human Resources.


As a Software Architect, your main responsibilities are:
•Provide direction and participate in software architecture, design and code implementation with an emphasis on performance and scalability.
•Contribute to a dedicated Stress Test team that includes platform specialists and testers.
•With Stress Test team, build and maintain load test frameworks that are representative of customer deployments or that stress specific bottlenecks.
•Analyze stress test results to identify performance or scalability issues up to code level.
•Liaison between customer and internal stakeholders.
•Share software performance and scalability expertise.


•You can demonstrate 5+ years of experience of hands-on software architecture, design and coding experience with Java/J2EE Including EJB3 (of significant size and complexity)
•You have experience with Java/J2EE Application Servers (JBoss desirable)
•You have a comprehensive understanding of cloud services (Azure, AWS or equivalent)
•A solid understanding of Oracle & SQL
•Attention to detail and ability to quickly absorb new concepts and technologies

Experience Requirements

You have proven extensive experience with software architecture, design and implementation for high performance and scalability
Experience with Elastic Stack is a plus
Experience with containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes is a plus

Education Requirements

You have a College/University degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related degree/diploma


Good verbal and written communication and knowledge transfer skills
You are a team player who can also solve problems independently
You feel confident in an agile work environment
A solid commitment to quality software development
A passion for software performance improvement.

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