Scientist Algorithm Developer

Location: Minnetonka, MN (55345)
Company: Vital Images, Inc.
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 6 days ago
POSITION OVERVIEW The Scientist Algorithm Developer will create, improve, integrate, evaluate, and optimize algorithms that operate on medical images and data, and produce clinically useful outcomes. They will be involved in all aspects of productization, applying strong skills in research, innovation, and engineering to deliver cutting-edge medical imaging applications, some of which are fully automated.

They will interact with domain experts and physicians to build a deep understanding of the clinical question, iterate utilizing their feedback, and validate that the desired accuracy is achieved via well-designed validation studies. They will be involved in the end-to-end productization process, utilizing strong programming knowledge to successfully integrate and build automated testing of these algorithms. TEAM OVERIVEW The Advanced Visualization Team is responsible for creating elegant, intuitive clinical applications utilizing cutting-edge technology, AI, and automation that provide visualization, quantification, and analysis tools used by medical personnel to efficiently determine accurate diagnoses and treatment plans for their patients.

Our inputs are raw images from CT, X-Ray, Ultrasound, MRI, and other scanners. Our software produces highly processed, interactive images rendered in two and three dimensions that highlight anatomical features, measure pathologies, and allow doctors to quickly build a deep understanding of large amounts of data. RESPONSIBILITIES. Develop, enhance, and validate solutions to problems that deal with medical volumetric image data; manage the data needed for development and testing Implement well-designed, reusable, and efficient low-level algorithms and libraries Provide help in ideas and implementation to other team members Work with other software engineers, sometimes in a lead role, to integrate the algorithms into the final product Work closely with clinical experts, customers, and doctors, and facilitate useful feedback; organize and run discussion meetings and demo sessions Work with regulatory teams to support obtaining regulatory clearances.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND SKILLS. Masters of Science in Computer Science or related field (PhD preferred). 2+ years of research experience.

Strong modern C+ object-oriented programming skills; strong understanding and experience in low-level algorithms, data structures and complexity; strong debugging and optimization skills. Deep knowledge and experience in classical computer vision and image analysis techniques (segmentation, clustering, feature extraction, classification, registration, filtering, morphology) and their underlying mathematical foundations (linear algebra, statistics, geometry). Strong experience in Python is preferred.

Experience in machine learning, both classical methods and neural-network-based methods. Having been a primary contributor to solving large or complex problems where machine learning was key to the solution is preferred. Industry experience, clinical knowledge, and medical software development experience is preferred JOB COMPETENCIES.

Analytical Skills - Interprets and digests complex information, applies logic and sound critical thinking to astutely evaluate information, identifies flaws in reasoning but integrates good judgment in presenting findings, creates insightful and comprehensible reports, devises improvements or corrections to processes/procedures/plans based on strong analytical findings Creativity & Innovation - Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively Productivity - Manages a fair workload, volunteers for additional work, prioritizes tasks, develops good work procedures, manages time well, handles information flow Quality Work - Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems Teamwork - Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere. COMPANY OVERVIEW At Canon Medical Informatics (formerly Vital Images, Inc.), what we do matters. This is at the heart of every product we develop, every service we provide, and especially each member of our team.

As part of Canon Medical Systems Corporation, we lead the industry with the latest health imaging informatics solutions. We improve the quality of patient care by developing innovative products that enable the exchange, analysis and storage of clinical information across health care enterprises and communities. Our products handle millions of medical images and health records a day across the world.

Canon Medical Informatics experiences the best of both worlds with a dynamic and collaborative environment, casual culture, and agility of a mid-sized company, while having the support and resources of Canon Medical Systems Corporate, our parent company. Our offices are based in Minnetonka, Minnesota; Waterloo, Ontario; Copenhagen, Denmark; The Netherlands; and Beijing, China. We value our team's innovation, enthusiasm, and dedication to help improve the lives of patients.

Do you want to be part of a passionate team that believes what we do matters? Then a career with Canon Medical Informatics might be right for you! COMPANY VALUES Integrity, Customer Focused, Collaborative, Problem Solvers and Drive WHAT WE OFFER YOU Canon Medical Informatics offers a dynamic workplace, competitive compensation package, and room for learning and growth in our organization. This is an environment in which things move quickly and you'll have the opportunity to wear many hats. We have a casual dress code, offer flexible work hours and actively foster work-life balance, because anything else simply isn't sustainable.

Our Minnetonka, MN office is located about 12 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis. Our office is near several walking paths and restaurants that are a quick drive away. In our office of 175, we have on onsite deli, workout facility and weekly massages.

Our team loves what we do and has fun doing it together. We look forward to receiving an application from you. Canon Medical Informatics is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics

Web Reference : AJF/439972627-202
Posted Date : Mon, 26 Sep 2022

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