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Sr. Computer Vision Engineer - Medical Imaging

Job Description

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: United States-California-Sunnyvale-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 201008


Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and 
decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority. 

Primary Function of Position:

The person in this position will be expected to work with a small team to develop customer-facing surgical planning software of a new surgical system which targets one of the most-deadly diseases. Successful candidates will have experience in algorithm development, software design and development.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participating in the full cycle of the development of customer-facing surgical planning software
  • Understand clinical requirements and develop technical specifications.
  • Design, prototype, and implement computer vision and/or medical image analysis algorithms
  • Iterate with user feedback, and deliver production-ready code
  • Support system integration
  • Generate formal design documentation
  • Prepare and review patent applications


Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

  • A passion for developing technologies to improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of people
  • MS or PhD degree in CS, EE, BME, radiology or related fields
  • Deep understanding and hands-on experience in computer vision, and machine learning/deep learning
  • Deep understanding and hands-on experience in state-of-the-art (medical) image analysis algorithms
  • Experience in multiple of the following areas: camera calibration, camera pose estimation, SLAM, structure from motion, augmented reality, image segmentation, image registration, medical image reconstruction
  • Proficiency in programming using C++ and Python, and experience with OOP design
  • Familiarity with one or more tools and libraries: OpenCV, PyTorch, TensorFlow, and ITK
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with software development process in a regulated environment is a plus
  • 2+ years of experience in relevant algorithm development
  • 4+ years of overall relevant experience

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