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Philips Acoustic Systems Design Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts


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In this role, you have the opportunity to

As an Acoustic System Design Engineer, play a leadership role in creating our next generation of ultrasound products.

You are responsible for

  • Apply acoustic wave propagation and signal processing theory to the design and specification of new imaging algorithms and imaging sub-systems.

  • Coordinate the design, development, and integration of new ultrasound systems and transducers.

  • Lead the complete development and implementation of new ultrasound imaging capabilities, including development plans, algorithm design, integration strategy, and SW implementation.

  • Collaborate with Research, Marketing and Product Management organizations to define new feature requirements to meet specific clinical applications and market needs

You are a part of

The Acoustic System Design Engineer will be working in our Ultrasound group within Philips Healthcare, located at our Cambridge, MA facility. As part of Philips Ultrasound, you will have the opportunity to work with the best engineers in medical ultrasound and be part of a high functioning team. You will be making a positive difference each and every day by developing ultrasound products that are helping to save lives all around the world.

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

  • BS, MS or PhD in Physics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Biomedical Engineering.

  • Experience with signal and image processing, filter design; linear and nonlinear wave propagation is highly desired

  • Experience programming in a higher level language such as C/C++, Java, and C# is a must

  • Experience in Matlab and Python is desired.

  • Experience in AI and deep learning is desired.

  • 3+ years’ experience in ultrasound or array-based beamforming research and/or product development is desired, but not required.

  • Experience with Ultrasound imaging, ultrasound beamforming and acquisition design, acoustic wave propagation theory; and clinical laboratory experience is desired, but not required.

  • Ultrasound research experience including scientific publications is desired, but not required.

  • Self-motivated individual with good organizational and time management skills

  • Open mind, team player, energetic and can-do attitude

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other functions

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. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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