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Data/Imaging Scientist

Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 232873
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description:

Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. is one of the largest global suppliers of healthcare equipment, renowned for innovative products, services and solutions including diagnostic imaging systems, therapy equipment for treatment and electro-medicine and IT solutions to optimize workflow and increase efficiency in the healthcare industry.

We are working on novel technologies to develop next generation quantitative multi modal SPECT, where artificial intelligence is complementary to image formation research.


We are currently seeking a Senior-level Data/Imaging Scientist to join our research team at Hoffman Estates, IL. The ideal candidate is an experienced engineer or scientist with excellent background in computer science.


In this role, you will rapidly implement complex prototypes that will go into a clinical testing environment at luminary researcher sites worldwide. You will not only drive research projects, but must support the computational and image processing efforts of the multi-disciplinary team of scientists. You should be comfortable to work on different platforms ranging from high performance CPU/GPU based workstations to clusters to cloud deployments, and be able to handle multiple projects with aggressive timelines.



·        M.S or Ph.D. in computer sciences or equivalent

·        5+ years of experience

·        Desired areas of expertise:

o   Image and Data processing, Pattern recognition, Segmentation, Elastic registration with anatomical constraints, Locally adaptive  noise reduction techniques for correlated and uncorrelated noise in multiple dimensions, optimization of inversion problems

o   Monte-Carlo gamma-rays massive computation simulations on cloud and clusters

o   Casting a CPU/GPU cluster oriented implementation into a  massive GPU distributed implementation; and deployment on cloud computing infrastructure

o   User interface and GUI design and visualization

o   Finite elements, finite differences and volumes simulations

o   Massive data handling including standards of DICOM and HL7

o   Digital Signal processing, FPGA and embedded microcontroller programming

o   Machine and Deep Learning methods

o   Parallel and high performance computing with CUDA/OpenCL, Python, Matlab, R, C/C++/C# on Windows (must), Linux/Unix platforms

o   Nvidia Digits, Tensorflow, Caffe, Keras API, Estimator API, R

o   Distributed computing including deployment to cloud and local mixed ad-hoc cluster 

·        Ability to communicate with both scientists and non-scientists is essential

Exceptionally qualified candidates who do not meet all requirements will also be considered.


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