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Philips Clinical Scientist in Andover, Massachusetts


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Investigate and develop innovative solutions in cardiology ultrasound and drive meaningful innovation for cardiology patients. You will be comfortable working with a diverse team to define new software requirements for translating research into new products that support cardiology ultrasound solutions. You will be leading a broad range of research activities related to development and implementation of clinical programs and enabling technologies.

You are responsible for

  • Leveraging your experience in software engineering, data science and medical imaging to create solutions in Cardiology that can extract clinical information from Ultrasound that will impact diagnosis and treatment plans

  • Providing technical direction as part of strategy, roadmap, and product development activities

  • Staying current on trends in ultrasound including beamforming, image processing, and workflow technologies

  • Leading clinical or technical research and feasibility together with internal/external teams

  • Ensuring performance of new products/features and for setting expectations to senior management regarding the performance capability and development risk of new technologies and capabilities

  • Providing technical leadership for product development and research, transducer optimization, algorithm design, HW design, SW design and software development

You are a part of

The Clinical Science team is composed of clinical scientists and clinical specialists. Together we work to define a technology strategy, explore new technology, coordinate research with internal Philips research as well as with leading clinical academic centers worldwide, lead and direct product development to ensure our product solutions are meaningful and directed at key customer needs.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • PhD (highly preferred) or Master’s degree required

  • Experience in medical imaging, ultrasound imaging is a plus

  • Experience with deep learning or machine learning and proven skills in algorithm design

  • Experience in medical imaging product development

  • Strong software engineering skills in C, C++, C# or MATLAB

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills to interact with clinical partners and customers

*This role will initially be based in our Andover office. Philips will be relocating this office to a new site at Cambridge Crossing , a large development underway on the Cambridge-Somerville-Boston line. This is a very exciting time to be joining Philips, as this new location will be our largest North American R&D innovation center. The new office is set to open in early 2020.

In return, we offer you

You will be a key architect for developing new cardiology ultrasound solutions. Enjoy endless opportunities to learn, and develop your career in the directions to which you aspire. Philips Healthcare is a place where you will work with others whose far-reaching ideas and accomplishments have impacted over 200 million lives already. Please help us determine what’s next.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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