Minimum Level of Education Required: Masters Degree
Percentage of Travel: No travel required
Location: CA - San DiegoJob Description
This is an exciting opportunity for a Talented Algorithm Developer to join our Surgical Intelligence Development Team as you engage in new development on new features, as well as maintenance of the existing code base. As a seasoned Algorithm Developer, you’ll tap into your software development expertise as you tackle complex issues to build real-time medical imaging algorithms taking design, requirements, standards, and patient safety into account.
- You are a scientist at heart who prefers to be embedded in a multi-disciplinary product development team.
- You love the challenges of shepherding an idea from initial concept to finished software product, equally comfortable with lab/bench-top testing and software product testing.
- Because you take pride in your work, you understand the importance of code standards as you develop quality, sustainable code with a solid design.
- Hitting milestones and deadlines are part of your nature, so you enjoy collaborating with teams to ensure on-time delivery.
- With an eye on continual improvement, you possess a great can-do attitude and openly share ideas on how to improve the process of evolving a prototype algorithm into a robust, successful product.
- Advanced degree (MS or PhD) or equivalent experience in a quantitative field with strong focus on image processing, computer vision, statistical estimation, or similar.
- Strong experience in software development using image processing algorithms (registration, enhancement, segmentation, object classification/recognition)
- Proficient in either Matlab or Python (for algorithm prototyping), and C++ (for production code), with strong experience in proper software testing methods (unit, regression, accuracy)
- Experience with thorough performance testing of prototype algorithms, including laboratory and bench-top testing, simulations, and statistical performance testing
- Collaborative approach with strong communication skills to troubleshoot, plan, and prioritize with an interdisciplinary team
- Experience with and ability to thrive in a fast-paced development environment with evolving priorities and requirements
- Experience in optimizing image-processing algorithms for real-time operation using CUDA / GPU
- Image-processing and algorithm development for computer-assisted surgery (2D/3D spatial navigation, multimodal registration, image enhancement, close-range photogrammetry)
- Familiarity with medical imaging modalities used in surgical applications (X-Ray, CT scan, MRI)
- Solid understanding of C# and .NET development
- Agile software development methodologies and TDD
- Statistical algorithm methods (parameter estimation, detection, performance evaluation)
- Experience with Deep Neural Networks for image segmentation / classification
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