Staff Software Engineer

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 241777
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

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 Healthineers USA 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 healthcare products and services. We invite you to join us and
be an integral part of the team that designs and develops state of the art molecular imaging scanners, developing advanced image reconstruction and processing software.


Our Image Formation team at Hoffman Estates, IL is seeking an experienced Staff Software Engineer with excellent academic background and at least 5+ years of experience.


This is a senior level role and the ideal candidate will be responsible for requirement analysis, detailed specification, design, implementation, documentation and test of software components for SPECT and SPECT/CT scanners. This includes SPECT data correction and reconstruction algorithms. He/she will also be working in collaboration with a cross-functional team involved in the development of SPECT software products.


If you have previous software experience within the Healthcare industry, we strongly encourage you to apply even if you do not fit all of the requirements.


Specific responsibilities include:


-Working with the Science & Research team to define and productize advanced image processing algorithms

-Working with Product Management and Systems Engineering to assess new image processing technologies and define a productization concepts
-Designing, implementing and testing image processing algorithms on high-performance computing platforms
-Developing long term architectures and sustaining strategies for a Molecular Imaging image formation platform


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


-Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Physics or similar field and preferably 5+ years of experience in numerical algorithms, high-performance computing or medical imaging.

- A good understanding of the mathematics and physics involved in medical image processing algorithms is desired.

-Experience in numerical algorithms and code optimization

-Experience in data correction and image reconstruction in medical imaging
-Experience in SW development processes like Agile, iterative development, test driven development
-Experience in image processing and image registration algorithms
-Qualified candidates must have a good understanding of modern software development processes requiring technical skills in the following areas:

C++, Windows 10, Parallel Programming with CPUs and GPUs, MS Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server.

-Experience in GPU programming (CUDA, Thrust or OpenCL)


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