Job Title

Software Engineer

Organization and Department

Tenomix – Research & Development Team


Hybrid remote (London, Ontario, Canada) – Mostly remote, with some in-person work where the candidate is expected to work out of our location on Western University’s campus in London (ON).

Hybrid work details can be negotiated.


Full-time, permanent employment

Anticipated Start Date

Start date can be negotiated

Time Commitment

Full-time (40 hours/week), hybrid in-person and remote position

Compensation and Benefits

Salary range: $110,000 to $155,000 CAD (salary compensation will be commensurate with experience).

Compensation includes comprehensive health and dental benefits.


Tenomix (London, Ontario) is a medical device start-up that is at the forefront of pathology innovation and works to equip pathology staff with the right tools that help provide the best patient care. For our current product pipeline, we are developing a platform technology that utilizes robotics, ultrasound imaging, and machine learning to locate lymph nodes in surgically removed colon cancer tissues.

Our close-knit and collaborative team consists of passionate individuals with clinical, business, and engineering expertise, and we are looking to expand our software capabilities. We are the right fit for you if you:

  • Want to be part of a passionate team that is making a difference in healthcare by revolutionizing pathology through cutting-edge technology, specifically aimed at improving cancer staging.
  • Want to work in a challenging and rewarding role that allows you to create and problem solve, take initiative, and take ownership over building out our medical device software.
  • Are willing to roll up your sleeves to get the work done, while also having the ability to see the bigger picture, including setting up best practices and staying in compliance with regulatory requirements and quality standards.
  • Want to work in an environment that values transparency and open communication, ensuring that all team members are aligned with the company’s goals and focused on delivering the best possible outcomes for our customers.
  • Are looking to engage in continuous learning and development, with opportunities to keep up with the latest technologies and methodologies in medical device software development.

We offer opportunities for professional and personal growth. You will work in an engaging, supportive, and inclusive environment as part of a multidisciplinary team. Our management team has an open-door policy, and we encourage employees to share their ideas on how to elevate Tenomix and our technology to the next level.

If the company & role description resonate with you – Join us and help build towards the next gold standard for the lymph node search process that will ultimately benefit hospitals, pathology labs, and cancer patients worldwide!


The successful candidate will be a self-starter, who is motivated, energetic, and passionate about their work. They will take ownership for the following outcomes:

  • Turn Tenomix’s prototype software into production-level code that is ready for regulatory approvals and for use in clinical studies.
  • Software development processes are documented and successfully implemented to ensure best practices for coding, testing, and deployment are consistently used company-wide.  
  • Software architecture and technical documentation for our medical device are up-to-date and in compliance with regulatory and quality standards/guidelines.
  • Further develop our existing software to improve device capabilities and performance, ensuring high quality and reliability.
  • Integrate software components with hardware systems, such as motor drives firmware, buttons, ultrasound probe, switches, etc., addressed via onboard GPIO or popular communication protocols.
  • Write and execute unit and regression tests to evaluate the performance and reliability of software systems.
  • Prepare and document the software for regulatory (FDA, Health Canada) approvals.
  • Write/maintain the technical documentation related to the software development processes, including requirements specifications, software design documents, software test plans, and user manuals, to comply with Medical Device Software regulations and quality standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members (hardware development, QA/RA) to ensure seamless integration of software and hardware components, as well as to support problem resolution and product compliance.
  • Work with others across the organization, including those within mechatronics engineering, machine learning, clinical affairs, and business development, to think beyond the technical implications of design decisions.
  • Produce and provide updates to communicate design goals, achievements, or current results to Tenomix’s senior management.
  • Participate in sprint planning, estimation, and reviews, and take ownership of deliverables.
  • Mentor and support the growth of junior software developers and interns.
  • Bachelor’s degree or above in computer science or software engineering.
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience using C# and/or C++ to deliver production quality software applications running on Windows and/or Linux operating systems.
  • Proven software development experience using Python is an asset.
  • Strong technical background in software design principles, coding standards, and verification/validation processes.
  • Prior experience developing software on a team which commercially launched a medical device in Canada or the US.
  • Previously worked in a regulated industry with experience working with the IEC 62304, ISO 13485, or equivalent quality standards.
  • Experience integrating software with hardware peripherals.
  • Eager to share your insights for project improvement or better ways to implement features/develop software.
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to convey software development concepts and information in an understandable manner to individuals from different (non-software development) disciplines, as well as customers.
  • Experience with creation, management, and deployment of Docker containers to run workflow related apps cross platform.
  • Basic understanding of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and computer vision technologies.
  • Basic understanding of medical imaging technologies like ultrasound.
  • Experience with writing embedded motion control firmware.
  • Experience working with ARM based Linux boards (NVIDIA Jetson/Raspberry Pi, etc.).
  • Basic user experience and user interface (UI/UX) design skills.
  • Experience with databases/database query languages.
  • A track record of providing mentorship and technical leadership to junior software developers and interns.

Please fill out the online form using the link below.

Applicant must be eligible to work in Canada.

For any questions about the job position, please e-mail referring to Job ID# SEE003.

Tenomix is an equity-driven employer and values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. This means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths. Successful candidates must be legally able to work in Canada.