Principal Engineer - Image Processing
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: March 26, 2020
Requisition ID: 44841 Title: Engineer Principal - Image Processing
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) Location: INC Santa Barbara, CA
Main Objective: Responsible for full life cycle image processing
software and firmware development for Class I and Class II medical
devices. Responsibilities include image processing architectural
design, requirements management, feasibility analysis and
simulation, prototyping, design assurance testing, development
through production release, and product maintenance. Recognized by
as a technical expert and a key technical leader.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-- Prioritize, plan and groom user needs & requirements in support
of delivering image processing features and capabilities.
-- Propose, architect, and, deliver image processing solutions that
meet internal and external customer expectations.
-- Collaborate with Software, Firmware and Electrical Engineering
teams to define interfaces and acceptance criteria that meet
overall product integration requirements.
-- Determine operational feasibility and propose
Hardware/Software/GPU solutions by evaluating analysis, performing
simulation and modeling.
-- Create or leverage existing image processing development
environments & libraries for feasibility studies, prototypes, and,
-- Excellent debugging skills, utilizing scalable approaches such
as unit testing, integration testing, and system level testing to
ensure compliance to Arthrex QMS and global standards and
-- Provide analysis and support in meeting key system image quality
-- Provide guidance and supervision in test fixture, test method
and test procedure development.
-- Responsible to comply with SOP's in compliance with relevant
-- Maintain awareness of competitive products, industry trends in
technology, tools and practices and recommends applications in the
-- Contribute to efficient and effective program management.
-- Ensure alignment of internal and external customers.
-- 10-15% travel (domestic and international) may be required.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or
-- Experience in digital image & signal processing techniques:
Analytics, Neural Networks/Machine Image and video signal
processing, Computer vision, optical system modeling, pattern
recognition, computational photography required.
-- Familiarity with CMOS image sensing technology required.
-- Familiarity with modern display technology required.
-- General knowledge of low noise sensor electronics design and
high speed digital design preferred.
-- Understanding of Software and FPGA design, development tools and
environments (FPGA-based, Open CV, CUDA, Tensor Flow, Caffe,
-- Understanding of typical computer vision, camera system or
advanced video processing environments required.
-- Familiarity with endoscopic camera systems preferred.
-- Demonstrable experience in reducing conceptual designs to
-- Agility in problem solving and troubleshooting and exceptional
self-management skills required.
-- Strong project management and communication skills
Knowledge:Regularly contributes to the development of new concepts,
techniques, and standards. Considered expert in field within the
Reasoning ability:Develops solutions to complex problems, which
require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures
solutions are consistent with organization objectives.
Discretion/latitude:Work is performed without appreciable
direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining
objectives and approaches to assignment. May supervise the
activities of lower level personnel.
Skills:Broad knowledge of FDA and ISO guidelines for the
development of medical devices required. -- Project management and
communication skills training required. -- Broad knowledge of
medical device product development lifecycle from concept through
production release. -- Ability to support complex, cross functional
teams independently. -- Leads strategic discussion that addresses
both business and technical risks -- Deep technical knowledge in
development methodologies, design, and project implementation. --
Broad knowledge of application of image processing engineering to
the medical device industry.
Education/Experience: 15 Years with BS or MS Degree in Engineering
required (Electrical, Computer, or Computer Science preferred) or
equivalent work experience
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or
protected veteran status.
Nearest Major Market: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria
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