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Philips Ultrasound System Design Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Are you interested in an opportunity with Philips? We welcome individuals who are currently pursuing (or have recently completed) an undergraduate (BS) and/or graduate (MS) degree. Through these roles you will gain meaningful, hands-on experience in engineering for a HealthTech company.

Effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips. Employees with a sincerely held religious belief and/or disability impacting their ability to obtain the COVID vaccine can request a reasonable accommodation.

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We are looking for an Ultrasound System Design Engineer to play a leadership role in creating our next generation of ultrasound products.


  • Apply acoustic wave propagation in healthcare

  • Develop signal processing theory to ultrasound system design

  • Specification of new imaging algorithms and imaging sub-systems

  • Participate in development and implementation of new ultrasound imaging capabilities: including development plans, algorithm design, integration strategy, and SW implementation

  • Participate in the design, development, and integration of new ultrasound systems and transducers

  • Develop and participate in medical ultrasound feasibility and research projects to support research and development

  • Tune diagnostic ultrasound systems for optimum image quality on a range of transducers and imaging features

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

Your Team:

The Ultrasound 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.

Our offer

At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 2.5 billion people per year by 2025, and every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. Thanks to our employees who share our passion for improving lives, we are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry leading in image guided interventions, ultrasound, patient monitoring, cardiology informatics, sleep therapy and respiratory care.

We are looking for

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

  • Experience in ultrasound research and clinical science and knowledge in signal and image processing

  • Experience with development of deep learning algorithms in healthcare

  • Knowledge of Philips ultrasound systems

  • Experience in AI and deep learning

  • Matlab, Python, R, and C++ programming languages

Advance your career in an environment that supports work-life balance, health & well-being and continuous learning. Making a difference begins right here, where you come first.

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

Effective Wednesday, December 8, 2021, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips. Employees with a sincerely held religious belief and/or disability impacting their ability to obtain the COVID vaccine can request a reasonable accommodation.

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.

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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