1+ months

Staff Imaging Scientist

Santa Clara, CA


  • Researches, designs and develops new and robust solutions in image segmentation, registration, machine learning for analysis of digitized histopathology slides.
  • Conceives, designs, conducts and leads advanced independent or multi-disciplinary research driven by strategic business needs in digital pathology product development.
  • Utilizes skills in Matlab, C++, C# and .Net to work on the infrastructure and applications for analysis of digital pathology images.
  • Conceives, plans, and executes projects related to the strategic needs of the company. Project goals are broadly defined; defines project milestones; responsible for timely project completion.
  • Makes major contributions to strategic directions and projects through knowledge of technology and its creative applications.
  • Applies advanced scientific knowledge to multi-disciplinary projects and provides technical and/or professional coordination and leadership in the execution of day-to-day program activities, as appropriate to Ventana Digital Pathology objectives.
  • Proactively recommends, and executes tasks and strategies in support of Rocheâs various product requirements.
  • Partners throughout the research, development and product lifecycle with other business units within Roche Pharma and Diagnostics.
  • Provides technical direction, mentorship, guidance and feedback to others


Formal Training/Education:

Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related fields.


  • At least five years of R&D experience in one or more of the following topics: image processing, computer vision, machine learning and Medical Image Analysis.
  • Hands on software development and implementation of image processing algorithms.
  • Proven track record for innovations in problems solving and analysis.
  • Demonstrates success in technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought.
  • Reputation as emerging leader in field through performance and accomplishments.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Expert knowledge and application of scientific principles and concepts.
  • Strong understanding and experience in developing pattern recognition algorithms in large datasets.
  • Able to solve complex problems using a mixture of creative ideas.
  • Understanding and following of Software Engineering practices.
  • Understanding of image processing as it relates to the development of biomedical image analysis.
  • Excellent knowledge of image processing and understanding, Machine Vision, and Pattern Recognition
  • Practical knowledge of Machine Learning based methods and techniques.
  • Excellent background in C/C++, data structures, performance tuning.
  • Excellent skills in design of high performance software systems.
  • Strong Object Oriented Programming design, development and practice.
  • Strong understanding of MVC and other design patterns.
  • General understanding of digital Pathology.
  • Good mathematical and analytical skills and through knowledge of basic and advanced image processing techniques.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
Posted: 2018-10-11 Expires: 2018-12-27

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